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Milestones, September 2012

Obituaries for Martin Michael Beer, Richard Sternoff Beyer, Elizabeth Koop Buck, Walter Henry Glass, Dale K Miller, and Armin Louis [鈥

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Bird鈥恉ogging the Candidates

Citizen volunteers expose hidden corporate influence.

Kevin Rutledge is the grassroots education coordinator with American Friends Service Committee鈥檚 Presidential Campaign Project in Iowa and has deep family roots in Quaker activism for peace and social justice.

Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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The Power of Fearful Faithfulness: Martin Luther King Jr.鈥榮 Legacy For Friends

In March, I received an invitation to this summer鈥檚 Friends General Conference Gathering in Johnstown, Pa. Pulling the flyer from [鈥

Steve Chase, a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting, is the founding director of Antioch University New England's master's program in Environmental Advocacy and Organizing. He is also the editor of "The Well-Trained Activist" blog at http://eaop-blog.blogspot.com.

Posted in: Features
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My Life as a Friend

A woodcarver leaves the Marines for a more peaceful life.

Philip C. Scott is a member of Valley Meeting in Wayne, Pa., and lives in Stowe, Vt., with his wife, Roberta. He is an outdoors person, but on rainy days he turns to art for entertainment. Woodcarving is his favorite form of intellectual play鈥攖hat is what Albert Einstein called art.

Posted in: Features, November 2014: Books and Writing
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Reflections on the Events of September 11

I am grateful for the opportunity to speak with you at what is so clearly an urgent time. With your [鈥

Scott Simon, host of National Public Radio's Weekend Edition, is a former member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), and of Northside Meeting in Chicago, Ill. He spent many hours covering the terrorist strike at the World Trade Center. This article is based on a talk given on September 25 in Washington, D.C, as the annual Parker Lecture sponsored by the United Church of Christ. Scott Simon's memoir Home and Away has recently been released in paperback. 漏2001 Scott Simon

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鈥楾he Power,鈥 Quaking, and the Rediscovery of Primitive Quakerism

鈥淭he Power of the Lord,鈥 or just simply, 鈥淭he Power,鈥 was a very important concept to the early Quakers, but [鈥

Scott Martin is a longtime attender at Centre Meeting in Centreville, Delaware.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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Vegetarianism in Quaker History

Food ethics has long been an important part of the tradition of Friends.

John Sniegocki is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he and his family serve as resident caretakers. John teaches religious ethics and directs the Peace and Justice Studies program at Xavier University.

This online version of the June-July 2019 print article includes citations and references.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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Forum November 2015

Letters from Friends Journal readers.

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Milestones September 2014

Adoptions, marriages, and deaths.

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On Answering Terror: Responses to War and Peace after 9/11/01

Answering Terror is an anthology of articles and reflections, largely drawn from Friends Journal, that deal with Quaker reactions to [鈥

Walter Wink is a member of South Berkshire (Mass.) Meeting and professor emeritus of Biblical Interpretation at Auburn Theological Seminary.

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