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Moving toward Wholeness: Addressing Race among Friends

George Fox admonished Friends “to know one another in that which is eternal.” In building our communities and in providing […]

Patricia McBee is editor of Pastoral Care Newsletter and works among Friends on discerning and responding to the leadings of the Spirit. Vanessa Julye is the former clerk of Fellowship of Friends of African Descent and a member of the Friends General Conference Committee for Ministry on Racism. She has a minute of travel in the ministry recognizing her concern for helping the Religious Society of Friends become a more inclusive community for people of color. Both are members of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

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The Work of QUNO in New York

Since President George W. Bush’s challenge to the United Nations on September 12, 2002, a day after the first anniversary […]

Jack T. Patterson and Lori Heninger, members of Morningside Meeting in New York, have served as Quaker representatives to the United Nations since 1998. Before then, Jack served on the staff of American Friends Service Committee since 1969. Immediately prior to assuming his current position, he served as Co-Director of the Conflict Resolution Program of AFSC's New York Metropolitan Regional Office, where he headed the Expatriate Dialogues Program. Among his publications is The Power of Truth: A Retrospective Appraisal of the Quaker Study "Speak Truth to Power." Lori's work at the UN focuses on the relationship between inter-national economic systems and conflict, children in armed conflict, and global governance. Prior to this, Lori worked for the Center for Urban Community Services, a U.S.-based not-for-profit organization specializing in providing housing for the homeless and formerly homeless who have special needs. Lori is a graduate of the Columbia School of Social Work and is currently completing her doctorate in social welfare.

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Vignettes of an Antiwar Vet

Introduction I have written these vignettes for Susan, the little girl I had to leave behind when I went to […]

Lyle Tatum, a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting, held a variety of posts with American Friends Service Committee between 1956 and 1983, including: executive secretary of the Middle Atlantic Region, 1956-60; International Affairs Representative in Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), 1960-64; secretary for the Peace Education Division, 1972-75; AFSC special representative to the Constitutional Conference on Rhodesia in London, 1979; and executive secretary of the Dayton, Ohio, Regional Office, 1981-83.

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We Need to Nurture a Vital Quaker Ministry

After reading Arden Buck’s article, “What Do We Do Now?” (FJ April) I felt prompted to offer my own answer […]

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A Focus on the Present

This month’s lineup of articles has me quite excited for a variety of reasons. “The Faces of ‘Collateral Damage’ ” (p. […]

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Hard‐Wired for Hope

The war between Palestinians and Israelis continues with no end in sight. The combatants behave almost as if they have […]

Earl Whitted, an attender at Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting, writes that he is "a former Army paratrooper who has learned that it is better to teach peace than to make war."

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Winter in Fairbanks

The sun, high in the late afternoon sky, is warm on my bare arms this spring, 2001, day in Alaska. […]

Brad Sheeks returned to Philadelphia at the end of April 2001 after serving as Friend-in-residence with Chena Ridge Meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, since the previous July. He works as a visiting RN for a local hospice service and is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, currently serving as clerk of its Membership Care Committee. He and his wife, Patricia McBee, have been leading couple enrichment workshops since 1975, most recently at Pendle Hill.

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On Taking People to Court

I believe that it is contrary to the basic tenets of our Religious Society to take people to court over […]

Lee B. Thomas Jr. Louisville, Ky.

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A Celebration of Life and Death

Nothing heals grief but grieving, a truth that is illustrated in Cathy Weber’s Grief Series, 20 paintings that she began […]

Robert C. Murphy, a retired psychiatrist living in Sheridan, Wyoming, is a member of Wyoming Friends Meeting. © 2002 Robert C. Murphy

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Peacemaking in Tough Times

As I write this, three months have passed since the attack on our country. In this period we have witnessed […]

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