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The Machine in the Garden

On Mothers Day this spring, a small group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Quakers visited Wellsboro Monthly Meeting in Tioga County […]

Robert Lowing is a member of Lancaster (Pa.) Friends Meeting. He is a retired art professor from Millersville University, where he taught photography for 33 years. He and his wife, Cynthia, have heated their homes with wood, coal, oil, and now, gas, throughout their lifetime.

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The Friends of Truth: A Case for Reclaiming Our Earlier Name

Though most Friends have forgotten it (or never heard it in the first place), the Friends of Truth was our […]

Robert Griswold is a member and clerk of Mountain View Meeting in Denver, Colo. Now retired, he was director of Scattergood Friends School in West Branch, Iowa. His most recent publication is the Pendle Hill Pamphlet Creeds and Quakers: What's Belief Got to Do with It?

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June/July Books 2012

A Lively Faith: Reflections on Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative) By Callie Marsh. FGC QuakerPress, 2011. 102 pages. $14.95/paperback. Reviewed […]

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews
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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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Milestones April 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation (Book Review Essay)

In this compilation of essays and interviews with activists who share a commitment to nonviolence, Maxine Kaufman‐Lacusta makes no pretense […]

Robert Dockhorn, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation (Book Review Essay)

In this compilation of essays and interviews with activists who share a commitment to nonviolence, Maxine Kaufman‐Lacusta makes no pretense […]

Robert Dockhorn, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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The author's grandparents on the porch of their cabin in Kentucky.

Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True

A ninth‐grade assigned reading foreshadows a vocation to teach.

Robert Stephen Dicken is a member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. Since retiring in 2002 from teaching high school English, he can be found reading, writing, drawing, guitar-playing, community volunteering, bragging about his three sons, and entertaining five grandchildren.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
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Books October 2014

Book reviews

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Chestnut Hill Meeting's new meetinghouse.

The Freedom to Build

A brief history of meetinghouse design and the story of Chestnut Hill Meeting’s new building.

John Andrew Gallery is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and a member of the Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust. He is the author of Sacred Sites of Center City, a guide to all the places of worship in Center City Philadelphia, and of Living in the Kingdom of God and other spiritual essays.

Posted in: Features, February 2014
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