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Between the World and Me

By Ta‐Nehisi Coates. Spiegel & Grau, 2015. 152 pages. $24/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. I came to this slim but important book, this […]

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies.

Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Milestones November 2012

Cargill—Daisy Cargill, 99, on November 4, 2011, in Portland, Oreg., following a stroke. Daisy was born on February 18, 1912, […]

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Quaker patriotism: eldering from an aged philosophy prof.

I know that we Quakers don’t vent our frustrations, especially with one another. But when I saw the cover of […]

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Unearthing the Roots of Patriotism

I’ve read Tony White’s article, The Immorality of Patriotism (FJ Feb.) several times. I particularly appreciate his frank honesty in […]

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The Immorality of Patriotism

Our country is the world, our countrymen are all mankind. We love the land of our nativity only as we […]

Tony White, an attender at Pennsdale (Pa.) Meeting, teaches Philosophy at Pennsylvania College of Technology and Misericordia University.

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Christian Peace Witness for Iraq: The Risks that Faith Asks

On April 29 of this year, I was blessed to attend the Christian Peace Witness for Iraq (CPWI) in Washington, […]

Stephen Dotson, a member of Goose Creek Meeting in Lincoln, Va., is currently serving as young adult leadership development coordinator at Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa. He is involved in Quakers Uniting in Publications, Quaker Quest, and World Student Christian Federation.

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On Not Becoming Complacent

Like many—if not most—emerging religious movements, Quakerism arose in 17th‐century England in a posture of challenging the established authority. This […]

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Peace Works: A Century of Action

AFSC’s website Peace Works: Century of Action was created to gather and share stories from the past and present. Here […]

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A Seal upon the Heart: Quaker Readings in the Song of Songs

By Michael Birkel. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 438), 2016. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine”—some of us can remember […]

Brad Sheeks is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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A Quaker Space for Our Time

A look inside a central hub of Philadelphia Quaker activity.

Chris Mohr is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He has been executive director of Friends Center Corporation since January 2015, after 20 years of fundraising and advocacy for affordable housing. He is currently a trustee of Friends Publishing Corporation, the publisher of Friends Journal, and a board member of Greene Street Friends School.

Posted in: August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Features
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