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Discovering Fellowship among African American Friends

In 1992, shortly after I joined Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting and officially became a Quaker, it was announced on public […]

Elmyra (Amhara) Powell is a member of Orange Grove (Calif.) Meeting and the only Quaker in her entire extended family. A retired trial attorney and former student of theology who was eventually drawn to the mystical aspects of Quakerism, she pursues a ministry of encouraging and supporting other Friends in their ministries and in their spiritual lives.

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Words, Silence, and the Body in Quaker Worship

I have loved the work of Rex Ambler, the English Quaker who has developed Experiment with Light groups, among other […]

Stanford J. Searl Jr., a member of Santa Monica (Calif.) Meeting, is the author of several books, including The Meaning of Silence in Quaker Worship and Voices from the Silence. He has taught as a member of the core doctoral faculty at Union Institute and University since 1987.

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Books November 2014

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Quaker Seeking: Do We Ever Find Anything?

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