Is there any other aspect of our modern lives as complicated as drugs? Drugs have extended our lifespans and saved […]
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Waiting for the Watchman and holding things in God.
Alastair McIntosh is a member of Glasgow Meeting, Scotland. His most recent books are Spiritual Activism: Leadership as Service, and Poacher’s Pilgrimage: an Island Journey (on which this reflection is based).Posted in: Features, February 2018
Across the Channel from one of the wealthiest countries in the world, approximately 10,000 men, women, and children lived in […]
Kate McNally is a member of Belgium and Luxembourg Yearly Meeting and works as the Forced Migration Project coordinator for the Quaker Council for European Affairs (qcea.org).Posted in: Online Features
By Ernie Regehr. Zed Books, 2015. 228 pages. $19.95/paperback. One of the great mysteries of this world is why we […]
Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
What happens when there are differences or conflicts within a community? How do we respond with patience, tolerance, and openness […]
Mentoring Those Unlike Ourselves
Leslie Madsen-Brooks is a history professor, digital humanist, and expatriate Californian currently living in Boise, Idaho. Her work explores how laypeople understand the past and “do history” in the digital age. Her teaching is deeply inflected by Quaker principles.Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
Understanding the cluster of symptoms of PTSD and the role of religious community.
Jack Ciancio is a member of Ararat (N.C.) Meeting. He is a veteran, retired psychiatric nurse, educator, and author of Where Christ Presides: A Quaker Perspective on Moral Discernment (Redemption Press). He is currently working on a book on the Gospel of Mark.Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
Joining a meeting does not purify us of racism.
Dwight L. Wilson, father of four sons and member of Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meeting, worked as an educator at Oakwood Friends School, Moorestown Friends School, and Friends School in Detroit. He also served as Friends General Conference general secretary and writes historical novels, including Sarah’s Song and Out of the Shadow of Darkness.Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color