By Sue Monk Kidd. Viking, 2014. 369 pages. $27.95/hardback; $17/paperback; $12.99/eBook. The novel The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd immerses the reader in two worlds: upper-class Charleston, S.C., and Quaker Philadelphia, Pa., in the first half of the nineteenth century. Kidd, a highly accomplished novelist, brings to life the experiences of both […]
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Wesley Mason is a member of Claremont (Calif.) Meeting.
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A largely forgotten Quaker practice brings healing and wholeness once more.
Richard K. Lee and Sarah M. (Sally) Lloyd are members of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich.
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Austin—Deborah Austin, 93, on January 27, 2013, in Foxdale Village, State College, Pa. Deborah was born on January 18, 1920, in Boston, Mass., to Harriet and David S. Austin II. She showed an early interest in language and literature, and her sensitivity to words was unusual; as a child she burst into tears upon hearing […]
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While many Quakers are familiar with the pioneering work of Elizabeth Fry in Newgate Prison, London, relatively few are aware of the additional numbers of Quaker women who struggled to reform prison conditions throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. A recent study of women in the United States who were pioneer prison reformers, Their Sisters’ […]
Margaret Hope Bacon, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, is an author and lecturer. She has written 13 books on various aspects of Quaker history and biography, including Abby Hopper Gibbons: Prison Reformer and Social Activist. She is currently working on a book on Quaker women in prison reform. © 2002 Margaret Hope Bacon
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Why is there no vision of the future of Quakerism?
Donald W. McCormick was a professor for 30 years. He taught leadership and organizational change. Currently he is the director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a mindfulness teacher training organization. He is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. Contact: [email protected]gmail.com.
Posted in: Features, February 2018
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