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Author chat with Ralph G. Steinhardt, on the humanity and Inhumanity of the Manhattan Project

What does Quakerism require of us when we hold someone in the Light? It is easy enough for me to […]

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Author Ralph G. Steinhardt reads his poignant story, “Memories of My Father’s Memories”

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Ralph Kendall Curtis

Curtis—Ralph Kendall Curtis, 95, on October 12, 2015, at Journey’s End Farm in Sterling, Pa. Ralph was born on September […]

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The author's father, Ralph G. Steinhardt, Jr., 1979.

Memories of My Father’s Memories

The humanity and inhumanity of the Manhattan Project.

Ralph G. Steinhardt, who was named after his father, is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and co-clerk of its Ministry and Worship Committee. He is a professor of law at George Washington University Law School and co-founder of its joint human rights program at New College, Oxford University (UK).

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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Peace bridge between Canada and the United States at the east end of Lake Erie.

Vigils and Demonstrating

The demonstrator can influence only through contagion. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read […]

Richard D. Hathaway, a member of Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Meeting, is professor emeritus of English at SUNY New Paltz. His publications include Sylvester Judd's New England (1981) and Reflections from Silence (2011), published by Quaker Books of Britain Yearly Meeting.  He was chairperson of the legislative committee of the Poor People's Campaign.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists
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By Faith and By Love: Martin and Mabel’s Journey

By Beverly England Williams. Resource Publications, 2014. 177 pages. $23/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The story of Martin and Mabel England is a […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, a co-director of Brown University’s Nonfiction Writing Program, and the author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.

Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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Milestones December 2014

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

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Viewpoint: Idealism and Pacifism

The early Quaker words and their implications are haunting. No matter how deeply our sense of justice is affronted and […]

Ralph Lelii lives in Elkins Park, Pa.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, Viewpoint
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On Listening

When I ask you to listen to me and you start by giving advice, you have not done what I […]

This short article from the October 1, 1984, issue of Friends Journal is being reprinted in response to a suggestion from a reader. Ralph Roughton's reflections on listening were discussed at a meeting of the Older Friends Group of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting and were first published in the meeting's newsletter in April 1981.

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A Pacifist’s Coming of Age

What needs would invented Quaker rituals fill today?

Ralph (R.M.) Ambrose is a writer of science fiction and fantasy and an IT professional. Ralph has studied anthropology and linguistics, and has a first degree black belt in Aikido. He has attended Berea (Ky.) Meeting, Orange Grove Meeting in Pasadena, Calif., and Inland Valley Meeting in Riverside, Calif. He blogs at http://liminal.IT.

Posted in: Features, February 2015: Life Transitions
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