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Composting as Holy Sacrament

Composting as Holy Sacrament

In my family album is a picture that my mother took of me in 1945 as a two‐year‐old “helping” to […]

Louis Cox has been Publications Coordinator for Quaker Earthcare Witness since 2001 and is a member of Burlington, Vt., Friends Meeting. He and his wife compost in Charlotte, Vt

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Composting as Holy Sacrament

In my family album, there is a picture that my mother took of me in 1945 as a two‐year‐old “helping” […]

Louis Cox has been Publications Coordinator for Quaker Earthcare Witness since 2001 and is a member of Burlington, Vt., Friends Meeting. He and his wife compost in Charlotte, Vt.

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Meeting for Business for Community

In psychotherapy there is a technique we call “paradoxical intervention.” It’s what we do when we tell a two‐year‐old who […]

Ron McDonald, a member of Memphis (Tenn.) Meeting, is a pastoral counselor, folksinger, and storyteller. His book, The Spirituality of Community Life: When We Come 'Round Right, is expected to appear in March 2006.

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Focusing on the Light

What is here urged are inward practices of the mind at deepest levels, letting it swing like the needle, to […]

Nancy Saunders is a member of Providence Meeting in Media, Pa. She is a psychologist and does sculpture in her free time.

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Christ and Jesus in Early Quakerism

My perception is that most attenders of unprogrammed Quaker meetings in the United States today are uncomfortable with the Christian […]

David K. Leonard is a member of Strawberry Creek (Calif.) Meeting. He studied with Douglas Steere and Henry Cadbury at Haverford College and is now Dean of International and Area Studies at University of California.

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Slavery in the Quaker World

Christian slavery and White supremacy.

Katharine Gerbner is associate professor of history at the University of Minnesota. She grew up in Philadelphia, Pa., and graduated from Germantown Friends School. She currently attends Twin Cities Meeting in Saint Paul, Minn.

Posted in: Features, September 2019
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We Think We’re Separate

Quaker honesty requires us to acknowledge what we are addressing and what we are ignoring.

Robin Mohr has served as executive secretary of the Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas since 2011. She and her husband, Christopher, are members of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and have two sons, now in high school and college.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
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A Quaker Argument against Gun Control

When good intentions have unintended consequences. PODCAST AVAILABLE.

Matthew Van Meter’s writing has appeared on Forbes.com, Russia Magazine, and Russia Profile, where he was a columnist. A member of Moorestown (N.J.) Meeting, he lives in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he volunteers with the Michigan Criminal Justice Program and Shakespeare in Prison.

Posted in: August 2014, Features
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Can Quakerism Survive?

Why is there no vision of the future of Quakerism?

Donald W. McCormick was a professor for 30 years. He taught leadership and organizational change. Currently he is the director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a mindfulness teacher training organization. He is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. Contact: [email protected].

Posted in: Features, February 2018
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