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The Power of Goodness: Art and Stories for a Culture of Peace

Edited by Nadine Hoover, forewords by Pete Seeger and Musa Akhmadov. Conscience Studio, 2016. 120 pages, $20/paperback. Recommended for all […]

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies. He is currently at work on a book about the Holocaust.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Yielding to Our Faith: A Message from a Harmless Quaker

Early in the morning of February 22, 2007, nearly three dozen Quakers and other supporters from New York, Massachusetts, and […]

Nadine Hoover is a member of Alfred (N.Y.) Meeting and travels in the ministry under a travel minute from New York Yearly Meeting. A former member of Tallahassee (Fla.) Meeting and secretary of Southeastern Yearly Meeting, Nadine has traveled in the ministry among Friends in the U.S. for over a decade and extended her ministry to Indonesia, currently coördinating the Indonesia Initiative of Friends Peace Teams. She is a conscientious objector to war and directs the Conscience Studio, (http://​www​.consciencestudio​.com), while supporting her ministry through donations and massage therapy.


Posted in: Features
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Why Do We Tip? By FJ’s Jana Llewellyn: “Why do we tip people who hand us our coffee and muffins, but ignore […]

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A Decade of Tsunami Relief

Friends in service. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join […]

Nadine Hoover, a member of Alfred (N.Y.) Meeting, is initiative coördinator of the Asia West Pacific Initiative of Friends Peace Teams. She provides peace training and materials through Conscience Studio’s online store Courageous Gifts, and recently became director of Power of Goodness, a global pool of stories on nonviolence, healing, and reconciliation.


Posted in: February 2016, Service
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Living Our Convictions

Faithfulness The first call is to God, to faithfulness. Out of faithfulness rises the call to live in peace. In […]

Nadine Hoover has served as secretary of Southeastern Yearly Meeting and as clerk of Tallahassee (Fla.) and Alfred (N.Y.) Meetings. She has facilitated Alternatives to Violence workshops since 1978, and serves under a travel minute since 1996 with a concern for youth, Quaker practice, nonviolence, somatics, and early childhood development in the U.S. and Indonesia, building relationships across borders. A video, Friends in Conscience: Quaker Service in Indonesia, is available from Alfred Meeting on her opening talk to NYYM Spring Session 2006. Contact Alfred Friends Meeting, P.O. Box 773, Alfred, NY 14802.


Posted in: Features
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Money as a Proxy for the Gifts of Spirit

Between a Christian distrust of wealth and witnessing massive contemporary greed, it’s no wonder we react to money in emotional […]

Nadine Hoover, a member of Alfred (N.Y.) Meeting, travels under a minute from New York Yearly Meeting, ministering to Friends in the United States and to people in tsunami-and war-torn Aceh, Indonesia.


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Should War Tax Resistance Be a Corporate Testimony?

At New York Yearly Meeting in 1999, I was given a message: The Spirit calls Friends to claim a corporate […]


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War Taxes and Other Matters of Conscience

Thanks for the March issue, which I’ve finally completed. And thanks to Nadine Hoover, New York Yearly Meeting, and others […]


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