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Tina Coffin in Friends Journal

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Susan

The Tennessee State Prison for Women was on the north side of Nashville, just beyond the edge of town. It […]

Tina Coffin, a member of Little Rock (Ark.) Meeting, grew up in the Netherlands. She met her husband, John, who is from the United States, while both were working at the international Quaker school in her home country. They moved with their children to Nashville, Tenn., where they became Friends in the early 1970s.

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Christmas 1944

The small photo shows three children smiling, each clutching a book, waving to someone behind a third‐story window. It is […]

Tina Coffin moved to the United States at the age of 34 with her (American) husband and children. She is a member of Little Rock (Ark.) Meeting and is clerk of Wider Quaker Fellowship. She and John met in the '60s when both were teachers at the International Quaker School in the Netherlands. After their move to the United States, they joined the Religious Society of Friends in Nashville, Tenn.

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Looking for the bridge builders

A quiet phenomenon has been gathering steam in the midwest over the last few years: Quaker women, getting together across […]

Gladys Tiffany, a member of Fayetteville (Ark.) Meeting, regularly attends the Quaker Women's Conference.

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The Possibility of Transformation

As Christmas approaches, it is common to focus our attention increasingly on children. That celebration is, after all, about the […]

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