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You Are My Witnesses: Witness and Testimony in the Biblical and Quaker Traditions

By Thomas Gates. Pendle Hill Pamphlets #435, 2015. 36 pages. $7/pamphlet. The use of eyeglasses spread rapidly in Europe following [鈥

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks. He is a member of聽Community Friends in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Essential Elias Hicks is his聽most recent book for Friends.

Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting鈥檚 Public Apology to Native Americans

The year 2010 marked the 300th anniversary of the first permanent European settlement in what was to become Lancaster County, [鈥

Thomas Gates is a member of Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting, where he is active on the Peace and Social Concerns Committee.

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Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the [鈥

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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. 漏 Matt Brown, flickr.com/londonmatt

Fox Hunt

A trek to the semi鈥恌orgotten 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.

Posted in: Features, February 2019
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A Seeker鈥檚 Theology: Christianity Reinterpreted as Mysticism

By John G. Macort. Self鈥恜ublished, 2016. 231 pages. $9.50/paperback. John Macort, formerly an Episcopalian priest but long acquainted with Friends [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting, allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.

Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
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May Milestones 2012

Ackerman鈥擠orothy Hopkirk Ackerman, 90, on March 10, 2011, at home in Minneapolis, Minn. Dorothy was born on October 23, 1920, [鈥

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Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: A Faith Perspective

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Circumcision of the Heart

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Scruple Concerning Bananas

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Forum, September 2018

Letters from our readers.

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