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Forgiveness: An Amish Lesson for the Rest of Us?

The Amish belief in forgiveness serves as a peaceful method for effecting successful negotiations and mediations. It serves the purpose […]

Jonathan Kooker works in New York and Pennsylvania as an Attorney for the Law offices of Perry Novotny, a firm based in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is a 2008 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and be currently advises clients in the areas of labor, employment, and corporate law as they relate to U. S. immigration. He also handles appeals for the firm and is committed to the furtherance of alternative dispute resolution practice in the litigation system. He is a member of the East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church in Lancaster, Pa., and is currently working to establish a Mennonite Lawyers Association.

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April Milestones 2012

Anthony—James W. Anthony, 73, on July 15, 2009, in Sudbury, Mass. Jim was born on June 17, 1936, in Columbus, […]

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Robert Purvis: Friend of the Friends

Across the road from Byberry Meeting in the 19th century, on the northeast edge of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, stood Harmony […]

Margaret Hope Bacon, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, is a lecturer and author of 13 books on various aspects of Quaker history and biography, and vice president of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society. She is writing a book on Robert Purvis. © 2002 Margaret Hope Bacon

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Books September 2014

Book reviews.

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From the Archives: Book Reviews of Young Adult Friends’ Picks

Out of the 14 books (and 1 blog) recommended by young adult Friends in the November 2013 issue, 5 titles […]

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Burial marker for George Fox in Bunhill Fields, first placed in 1881 then moved in 1952 to the meetinghouse garden wall. "11 Month 1690" is January 1691 in the modern calendar. © Matt Brown, flickr.com/londonmatt

Fox Hunt

A trek to the semi‐forgotten gravesite of George Fox.

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and previously served on the board of trustees for Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.

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Tapping a Viral Energy

Lifting the bondage, embracing the future, and making Quakerism a viable reality once more.

Robert Henry is pastor of Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting. He is a speaker, activist, neighborhood collaborator, and avid artist. He lives in Fishers, Ind., with his wife and three boys.

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Robert Paul Jolly

Jolly—Robert Paul Jolly, 89, on March 20, 2016, at home in Oakland, Calif. Bob was born on April 7, 1926, […]

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Quaker Perspectives in Higher Education

Edited by Donn Weinholtz, Jeffrey Dudiak, and Donald A. Smith. Friends Association for Higher Education, 2014. 293 pages. $19.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. […]

Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a recipient of the college’s Homer L. Dodge Award for excellence in teaching. He is most closely associated with Patuxent Meeting in Calvert County, Md.

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Sit Down, Thee’s Rockin’ the Boat

An attender has been speaking in meeting for ten minutes. He reaches in his pocket, pulls out a newspaper article, […]

Robert A. Callard is a member of Charleston (W.Va.) Meeting. A Foreign Service officer for 20 years, during his postings he has attended the worship group in Lima, Peru; Wellington (New Zealand/Aoteoroa) and Toronto (Ont., Canada) Meetings; Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.); and, currently, Friends Meeting in Washington (D.C.).

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