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Monthly worship along Fresh Pond Parkway in front of Raytheon in Cambridge, Mass. The author is seen standing. Ā© Skip Schiel.

Experiments with Worship

Quaker worship takes to the streets.

Elizabeth Claggett-Borne enjoys biking to work, accompanying a family in sanctuary, and trying not to fidget in worship. She is grateful to be a part of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). She teaches Exploring the Quaker Way, laughs at her hubris, and travels in the ministry.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

By Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin. St. Martinā€™s Press, 2018. 272 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback (available June 2019); $13.99/eBook. [ā€¦]

Judith Favor, a member of Claremont (Calif.) Meeting, befriended Rosie Alfaro in 1999. Their enduring friendship powered Judithā€™s work with AVP and sparked her efforts to end the death penalty.

Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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This We Can Do: Quaker Faith in Action through the Alternatives to Violence Project

By Sally Herzfeld and Alternatives to Violence Project members. James Backhouse Lecture, 2015. 63 pages. $5/pamphlet. ā€œNever doubt that a [ā€¦]

Martha Baer is an AVP facilitator at the Maryland Correctional Institutionā€“Jessup (MCI-J) and is active with Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform (MAJR). She attends Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and is an organizational development consultant at the University of Maryland.

Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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