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Milestones November 2014

Births, deaths, and weddings. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]

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One Response after Another

I appreciate Newton Garver’s review of my response to the Vatican, and I am also grateful for being welcomed by […]

Paul Anderson, a member of North Valley Friends Church in Newberg, Oreg., is professor of Biblical and Quaker Studies at George Fox University. A leading scholar on the Gospel of John, he is the author of The Christology of the Fourth Gospel.


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Bayard Rustin at Swarthmore College

Bayard Rustin’s spiritual depth has been widely overlooked and deserves to be brought back to our attention.

Newton Garver is a 1951 graduate of Swarthmore College, a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting, and President of the Bolivian Quaker Education Fund. He lives with his wife Anneliese in East Concord N.Y., where Bayard visited them a couple of times.


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The Aspirations of Andean Quakers

Yes, there are Quakers in the Andes—lots of them. And, yes, they have aspirations. Working with them, as a Quaker […]

Newton Garver, a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting, has traveled to Bolivia seven times: in 1999 with the Quaker Study Tour, in 2000 as a new board member of Quaker Bolivia Link, the next two years as a co-leader (with Barbara Flynn) of the Quaker Study Tour, and the last three visits on behalf of the Bolivian Quaker Education Fund. His book Limits to Power: Some Friendly Reminders (Center Working Papers, 2006) contains five of his reports on political developments in Bolivia since 2003, and subsequent ones can be found at http://​buffaloreport​.com/​2​0​0​6​/​0​6​1​1​0​4​.​g​a​r​v​e​r​.​p​r​o​g​r​e​s​s​.​h​tml.


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Back to Basics

When I was a child my Quaker neighbor kept a large organic garden and several hen houses where he grew […]


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Quaker Education in Bolivia

The special October 2010 issue of FRIENDS JOURNAL on Friends and Education focuses usefully on Quaker schools in the United […]

Newton Garver is a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting.


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Are We Christian?

In his book Why Friends are Friends, Jack Willcuts claims that the first thing to say about us Quakers is […]

Newton Garver is a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting.


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FWCC and Affluent and Impoverished Friends

The October issue on the 70th anniversary of Friends World Committee for Consultation was a wonderful celebration of how Friends […]

Newton Garver is a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting.


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One Quaker’s Response to the Pope

Paul Anderson of Evangelical Friends International, Northwest Yearly Meeting, and George Fox University has shared with me his long contribution […]

Newton Garver, a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting, is emeritus professor of Philosophy at SUNY/Buffalo.


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Stirring Dull Roots

April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with […]

Newton Garver, a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting, is emeritus professor of Philosophy at SUNY/Buffalo. He is actively engaged in enhancing relations with Bolivian Quakers through the Bolivian Quaker Education Fund.


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