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News December 2018

In the news: Middletown Friends recognized unmarked slave burials; Quaker astrophysicist, passed over for Nobel, receives $3‐million breakthrough prize.

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Blackberries and Cream

Blackberries and Cream

By Leslie Rivver. Green Writers Press, 2015. 207 pages. $24.95/hardcover. Recommended for middle school students. Grace, affectionately called Gracie‐girl by […]

Katie Green is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. She is a storyteller and has led workshops at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting sessions.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Milestones November 2013

Includes listings for Helen Angell, Catherine Bell Wetteroth, Scott E. Crom, Robert Gray Hindmarsh, Mary Caroline Mendenhall, Geraldine S. McNabb, […]

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Books March 2013

Books Reviewed: “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco. “Dorothee Soelle: Mystic and Rebel” by […]

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Charles Murray

Interview with Charles Murray

The libertarian author explains why Quakerism is a logical home for independent views.

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist and member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: January 2013: Privilege
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The Deepest Encounter

Jungian analyst and author Donald Kalsched was winding up his presentation on Grimm’s fairy tale, “The Water of Life.” He […]

R. Dixon Bell is a member of the Planning Committee of Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology. He regularly attends Hopewell Meeting in Clearbrook, Va., and has taught for 33 years at Powhatan School, a small independent school in Boyce, Va.

Posted in: Features
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Knowing and Sharing Our Faith and Its Historical Influence

Why isn’t there a cross?” asks a young boy, visiting with his 5th grade class from North Carolina. “Where does […]

Paulette Meier, a member of Community Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a singer/songwriter and peace educator. She is engaged in putting Quaker quotes and history to song.

Posted in: Features
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Poet Robert Dixon-Kolar reads “Feeling Our Way to You”

From “Feeling Our Way to You”: As if blind, we feel every hour our way to You. Subscribe to FJ’s […]

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The author (left) in AFSC's New York Metro Regional Office, with Jerald Ciekot and J. Collett. Photo courtesy of AFSC Archives.

An AFSC Defense of the Rights of Conscience

The Case of the United States of America vs. Daniel A. Seeger

Daniel A. Seeger is a member of Morningside Meeting in New York City. He has served as executive director of Pendle Hill, as interim general secretary of American Friends Service Committee, and as an AFSC regional director in New York and San Francisco.

Posted in: Conscience, Features
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Ministry of Tourism

A historic meetinghouse becomes a place where the public can learn about Friends.

Since 2013, Lynne Calamia has overseen the operation, maintenance, and upkeep of the historic Arch Street Meeting House and burial ground. She holds a PhD in American Studies from Penn State University. Lynne is a member of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia.

Posted in: August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Features
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