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Mary Lee Morrison in Friends Journal

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Upholt—William Boyce Upholt, 72, on July 30, 2016, at home in West Hartford, Conn. Bill was born on September 14, […]

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Anthony—James W. Anthony, 73, on July 15, 2009, in Sudbury, Mass. Jim was born on June 17, 1936, in Columbus, […]

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Gentle Persuader and Loyal Friend: Mary Stone McDowell

In December 1955 the New York Times published an obituary, titled “Mary McDowell, Peace Crusader.” The subtitle read: “Teacher Dismissed […]

Mary Lee Morrison is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting and teaches, writes, and consults on peace education. This article is a revised version of a paper presented at the 2003 Friends Association for Higher Education conference held at Pendle Hill and Swarthmore College.

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Remembering Elise Boulding: The Legacy of Her Journaling

Elise Boulding died on June 24, 2010, in Needham, Mass., just shy of her 90th birthday. Known for her accomplishments […]

Mary Lee Morrison, a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting, is a writer and educator, community activist and volunteer, with interests in peace and global sustainablity and transformative pedagogy. She is the author of Elise Boulding: A Life in the Cause of Peace (2005). Further reading of the journals of Elise Boulding can be found at http://www.earthenergyhealing.org/EliseBoulding3.htm.

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Books: April 2014

This month’s reviews include The Essential Elias Hicks, The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies, and A Guidebook to Prayer.

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Student Voices Project 2017 Participants

A full list of students who submitted this year.

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Staying Aligned with Our Values

As I write, I’ve just returned from the Friends General Conference Gathering in Amherst, Massachusetts, where, among other things, I […]

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Books, August 2013

A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles By Thich Nhat Hanh, illustrated by Wietske Vriezen. Plum Blossom Books, 2012. […]

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Housing Desegregation in a Small Town

An important part of our complicated history turns up in family papers.

Sue Carroll Edwards grew up in Swarthmore, Pa., as a member of Swarthmore Friends Meeting. She returned to Swarthmore with her husband and two sons in 1989 and rejoined the meeting. A former drill press operator and then preschool teacher, she has more recently worked with adults with disabilities at Horizon House in Philadelphia. Now retired, she is an activist for peace and reducing climate change.

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