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Forum, December 2019

Letters from our readers.

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News December 2018

In the news: Middletown Friends recognized unmarked slave burials; Quaker astrophysicist, passed over for Nobel, receives $3鈥恗illion breakthrough prize.

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Final portrait of Shannon Zimmerman's father done by her older sister Erika Delzell Zimmerman. Courtesy of the author.

A Quaker鈥檚 Passing: My Father鈥檚 Way

The answers would only come from being present in the light.

Shannon Zimmerman is a lifelong Quaker raised in Colorado. Specializing in conflict resolution, she is currently living in Brisbane, Australia, working on a PhD. Her hope is to someday find a way to bring peace into politics. She is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).

Posted in: Features, The Art of Dying
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A Lenape among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman

By Dawn G. Marsh. University of Nebraska Press, 2014. 240 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $17.95/paperback or eBook. William Penn鈥檚 Peaceable Kingdom is a [鈥

Neal Burdick is retired as senior writer/editor at St. Lawrence University, where he continues to teach advanced writing. Also a freelance writer and editor, he lives in Canton, N.Y., where he is a member of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y., an allowed meeting under the care of Ottawa Meeting in Ontario, Canada.

Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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Mercedes Tharam Richards

Richards鈥擬ercedes Tharam Richards, 60, on February 3, 2016, in Hershey, Pa. Mercedes was born on May 14, 1955, in Kingston, [鈥

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From the archives: A Friend reflects on what the absence of light can teach us about following our inner guidance.

Myron Bietz teaches English at Mayo High School聽in Rochester, Minn., where he attends Rochester Meeting. He was named聽1984 Fellow, National聽Endowment for the Humanities Seminar, Religious Studies and Philosophy.

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