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Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights

FJ Review: “Deborah Kops provides an accessible and engaging telling of the life of Alice Paul (1885–1977) and the women’s rights […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is a librarian and archivist at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Phone Call from Santa Fe

We are hardly the only Vermonters who rise at dawn and take an early evening shuteye soon after the sun […]

Arthur S. Harris Jr., a World War II conscientious objector, lives in Arlington, Vermont. © 2001 Arthur S. Harris Jr.

Posted in: Features
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A 1953 painting by Cliff Young depicting the disenfranchisement of the Friends at the election of 1733 on Saint Paul's green. Photo courtesy of Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site.

The Great Election of 1733

An election 283 years ago paved the way for religious freedom in America.

David Osborn is the site manager of Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site in Mount Vernon, N.Y. A version of the first part of this article appeared on the National Park Service’s website in 2007; it is reprinted here with permission from Saint Paul’s Church.

Posted in: History, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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Paul: I Witness a Friend’s Difficult Calling

I feel how Paul is connected solidly to the Root. I feel honored to have been witness to an important […]

Marti Matthews is a member of Oak Park Monthly Meeting. A retired counselor, she is the author of the book Pain: The Challenge and the Gift and various published articles. Because of a curvature in her lower back, she has been led to learn much on the subject of healing.

Posted in: Features
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Books February 2015

Our books column.

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Donald Paul Irish

Irish—Donald Paul Irish, 97, on April 14, 2017, in Saint Paul, Minn. Don was born on July 31, 1919, in […]

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Shirley Marie Bramkamp Olmstead

Olmstead—Shirley Marie Bramkamp Olmstead, 97, on July 29, 2015, in Centennial, Colo. Shirl was born on April 13, 1918, in […]

Posted in: Milestones
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Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines

By Paul Fleischman. Candlewick Press, 2014. 203 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/paperback or eBook. Recommended for ages 14 and up. While this […]

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are the primary authors of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Public Universal Friend: Jemima Wilkinson and Religious Enthusiasm in Revolutionary America

By Paul B. Moyer. Cornell University Press, 2015. 272 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $24.95/eBook. On November 29, 1752, a daughter was born […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks.

Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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True Relationship

Love engendered in true relationship escapes its original container and spreads out. “My cup runneth over” expresses perfectly what Dan […]

Posted in: Features
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