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A 1953 painting by Cliff Young depicting the disenfranchisement of the Friends at the election of 1733 on Saint Paul's green. Photo courtesy of Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site.

The Great Election of 1733

An election 283 years ago paved the way for religious freedom in America.

David Osborn is the site manager of Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site in Mount Vernon, N.Y. A version of the first part of this article appeared on the National Park Service’s website in 2007; it is reprinted here with permission from Saint Paul’s Church.

Posted in: History, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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Quakers and Literature (Quakers and the Disciplines Volume 3)

Edited by James W. Hood. Friends Association for Higher Education, 2016. 167 pages. $19.95/paperback. The central thread that holds together […]

Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and served as Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2004 to 2009. He and his wife, Kathleen, offer retreats that fuse Parker J. Palmer’s Courage and Renewal work with reading and writing poetry. His website is michaelsglaser.com.

Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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Milestones December 2012

Marriages, births and obituaries.

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Parenting and ‘Childing’

When we say “Our Father who art in heaven,” we involve the image of parenting, an image that unites us […]

William Morris, a retired reading instructor and professor of Education, is a member of Sacramento (Calif.) Meeting and attends Reno (Nev.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features
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Quaker Works October 2016

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations.

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Milestones August 2012

Campbell—Dorothy Emily Carnell Campbell, 96, on September 19, 2011, in Mount San Antonio Gardens Health Center, Pomona, Calif., with her daughter […]

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Forum, September 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, September 2019
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Milestones August 2015

Deaths, births, and marriages among Friends.

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Haircutting and Dad

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Friends and Investments

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