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Os Cresson is a member of Monteverde Meeting in Costa Rica and a sojourning member of Mount Holly (N.J.) Meeting. The letters are excerpts from the book, We Felt their Kindliness: An American Family's Afghan Odyssey, 1949-1951, edited by Os Cresson, to be published by Emerald Pademelon Press, summer 2002, for the purpose of raising funds for American Friends Service Committee's Afghan relief programs. See http://www.emeraldpademelon.com. © 2002 Os CressonPosted in: Features
“Listening and Speaking from the Heart,” by Os Cresson, plus reactions to our issue on sexuality.
Forum letters should be sent with the writer's name and address to [email protected] Letters may be edited for length and clarity. Because of space constraints, we cannot print every letter.Posted in: Forum, May 2013: Focus on the Arts
Unity during meeting for worship for attention to business is familiar to Quakers. It is a commitment to move forward […]
Os Cresson, a retired special education teacher, attends West Branch (Iowa) Meeting.Posted in: Features
I grew up loving nature and feeling part of it—dirt, bugs, people, and everything. It was, and still is, amazing […]
Os Cresson is a member of Mount Holly (N.J.) Meeting, where he is the recording clerk and a member of the Worship and Ministry Committee. He wrote "A Quaker Family in Afghanistan, 1949-1951," published in Friends Journal in April 2002. He and other Quaker theists and nontheists have a website, http://www.nontheistfriends.org, and an e-mail discussion group that is described on the website. Also, an expanded version of this article can be seen at that site. He is one of the contributors to a forthcoming book of essays, Godless for God's Sake: Nontheism in Contemporary Quakerism.Posted in: Features
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