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Experiences: Life at a Continuing Care Retirement Community

By Residents of Kendal at Longwood. Peggy and Allan Brick Publishers, 2015. 167 pages. $12/paperback. Alan Walker’s essay “Quakers and […]

Peter Bien is a member of Hanover (N.H.) Meeting. He is also a member of the founding committee of Kendal at Hanover; former clerk of Kendal at Hanover’s board of trustees; former president of its Residents Council; and professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at Dartmouth College.

Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, March 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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How to Be Happy

The basic question addressed by religion is not “Does God exist?” but rather “How can we find eternal happiness in […]

Peter Bien, a member of Hanover (N.H.) Meeting, is emeritus professor of English and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College and clerk of the Pendle Hill Publications

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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Scorsese’s Vision of The Gospels

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Friends within God’s Light

My initial experiences of traditional Quaker worship left me wondering just how Friends, working within Western Christian teaching, had essentially […]

Jnana Hodson is a member and clerk of Dover (N.H.) Meeting. Raised in a mainstream Protestant household, Hodson came to Friends after dwelling in a yoga ashram in Pennsylvania, not realizing many of his ancestors had been Quakers and Dunkers (German Baptist Brethren). An editor for the daily New Hampshire Union Leader, he is also the author of two published novels, and his poetry has appeared widely.

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