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Vincent Paul Buscemi

Buscemi—Vincent Paul Buscemi, 89, on March 11, 2017, at home in New York City. Vince was born on May 18, […]

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Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons

Edited by Christopher Densmore, Carol Faulkner, Nancy Hewitt, and Beverly Wilson Palmer. University of Illinois Press, 2017. 304 pages. $75/hardcover; […]

Marty Grundy is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
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War No More: Three Centuries of American Antiwar and Peace Writing

Edited by Lawrence Rosenwald. The Library of America, 2016. 850 pages. $40/hardcover; $17.99/eBook. This is an ambitious book, and it […]

J.E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and as an attorney a longtime supporter of those who say no to war. She spent 11 years as the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War and continues to work with members in the military who seek CO discharge.


Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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How to Read Job

By John H. Walton and Tremper Longman III. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 208 pages. $20/paperback; $16.99/eBook. Stop me if you have […]

Douglas Bennett is president emeritus of Earlham College. He is a member of Durham (Maine) Meeting (New England Yearly Meeting).


Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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Poet Meredith Trede reads “I Tell Him About the Body Bags”

FJ Poetry: Meredith Trede is a poet and editor. Her collection, Field Theory, was published by SFA Press, Stephen F. […]


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The Fisk Jubilee Singers in 1882, an African American a cappella ensemble consisting of students at Fisk University. In 2002 the Library of Congress honored their 1909 recording of "Sweet Low, Sweet Chariot" by adding it to the United States National Recording Registry.

Revelation and Revolution

The Apocalypse of John in the Quaker and African American spiritual traditions.

Daniel Seeger has served as executive director of Pendle Hill and as a staff member and board member of the American Friends Service Committee. The current article grows out of a reflection on the centenary of the birth of his late friend, civil rights leader Bayard Rustin. A version of this article was presented as the 2014 keynote address of the Bible Association of Friends in America.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists
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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 Coördinator 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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A Query Buff Looks at Queries

Quakers did not invent queries. Mothers did. Without queries, motherdom would be ham­strung.

Barry Morley is a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting.Formerly a teacher in Quaker schools, he is presently director of Catoctin Quaker Camp for children​.In the off season he directs Inward Bound programs for adults and music for the Victorian Lyric Opera Company. Sometimes he writes short plays and long opera librettos.


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