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Letters from our readers.

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A Letter from James: Essays in Quaker History

By John Lampen. The Hope Project, 2016. 107 pages. Free digital download available at hopeproject​.co​.uk. Many Friends will be familiar […]

Thomas Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting. He is putting final touches on a book on Hicksite Friends from 1827 to 1900.

Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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A Centennial History of the American Friends Service Committee

By Gregory A. Barnes. Friends Press, 2016. 498 pages. $24.95/paperback. At the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists in 1994, […]

Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting. He has written extensively on Quaker history since 1800.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Best Written Code

The evolution of Quaker books of Faith and Practice.

Thomas Hamm is professor of history and director of Special Collections at Earlham College in Richmond, Ind. He is a member of New Castle (Ind.) Meeting in the New Association of Friends. His most recent published work is Quaker Writings, 1650-1920.

Posted in: Features, November 2013: Books and Writing
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Reading 50 Years of FRIENDS JOURNAL

I think that I am something of an oddity among the readers of Friends Journal. I grew up in a […]

Thomas D. Hamm is archivist and professor of history at Earlham College and a member and clerk of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. His book The Quakers in America was published in 2003.

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Quakers: That of God in Everyone

Directed by Isaac Stambaugh, written by Donne Hayden. Rebel Pilgrim Productions, 2015. 90 minutes. $19.99/DVD. Having never reviewed a video […]

Larry Ingle is an historian of Quakerism and a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting. He is retired from the History Department of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. His book Nixon’s First Cover-up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President was published in 2015.

Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Favorite Writings on Simplicity

Pure Land Buddhists are devoted to the Amida Buddha, who in his compassion for the difficulties people face in achieving […]

Michel (Chel) Avery, a member of Goshen (Pa.) Meeting, is serving as director of Quaker Information Center in Philadelphia.

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Making History: Writing the Story of a Meeting

Writing the story of a meeting.

Sabrina Darnowsky is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting. She recently received a grant from the Friends Historical Society in London for her next project: a biography of Murray Shipley, a nineteenth-century Quaker minister and philanthropist. When not researching Friends history, she enjoys puttering in her garden.

Posted in: Features, November 2014: Books and Writing
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Forum: August 2013

Responses from our readers.

Forum letters should be sent with the writer's name and address to [email protected] Letters may be edited for length and clarity. Because of space constraints, we cannot print every letter.

Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Forum
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Book Reviews: April 2012

Bob Dockhorn on Carol Faulkner’s Lucretia Mott’s Heresy, Tom Hamm on Elizabeth Taylor Stirredge’s Strength in Weakness Manifest, and more […]

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