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What Are We to Do about Our Leaders?

I’m grateful to my monthly meeting that since the beginning of the ‘90s it has supported my ministry of religious […]

George Lakey is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting who has authored six books on social change and taught at Haverford, Swarthmore, and University of Pennsylvania. He is director of Training for Change, http://www.trainingforchange.org. ©2002 George Lakey

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Terrorism and the Practical Idealist

When I encountered Quakerism for the first time as a young man, I was struck by the sheer boldness of […]

George Lakey is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, under whose care he is performing a ministry of nonviolence. He is director of Training for Change (http://www.trainingforchange.org) and is coauthor of Grassroots and Nonprofit Leadership: A Guide for Organizations in Changing Times. © 2002 George Lakey

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Faith Action Climate Team prepares to march. © Abby Brockway.

Faithful Action on Climate Change

Turning Quaker concerns into mass movements.

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a mother, a climate activist, and a psychotherapist. She is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting. She was the founder of 350Seattle.org, and is the cofounder of Faith Action Climate Team.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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Fifty‐Second Street

The thermometer read 102 degrees. Two‐year‐old Christina lay in bed crying, her tan face red with fever as she turned […]

George Lakey is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

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”Walking Cheerfully … with a Vision in Our Pockets

Is it just me, or are others running into more cynical, escapist, or despairing people these days? My Christian conservative […]

George Lakey is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, under whose care he has been conducting a Nonviolence Ministry for 15 years. His Michener Lecture, New Theory, Old Practice: Nonviolence and Quakers, is available from QuakerBooks.

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Quaker Bestsellers 2017

The top ten best‐selling books from the 2017 FGC Gathering.

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Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist (Books)

By David Hartsough, with Joyce Hollyday. PM Press, 2014. 243 pages. $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. When David Hartsough was seven years old […]

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and a former senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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Student Voices Project

The Seventh Annual Student Voices Project This year’s honorees are featured in our May 2020 issue! Read our blog post […]

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UPDATE June 2018: “In response to the continuing administration policy of separating asylum‐seeking parents from their children, as young as […]

David Bristol, Lee Teran, and Gretchen Haynes are all active in Friends Meeting of San Antonio (Tex.) and have been involved, in one way or another, in the meeting’s ministry to help immigrant families fleeing violence in Central America. Their collaboration on this article has been spiritual work.

Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
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With Thanks to George Lakey

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