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Among Friends: Relating to Money

Friends and Money: This topic could be more controversial, more sensitive to many Friends than discussions about politics, racism, religion, [鈥

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Our Money and Our Lives

Money is a hard thing for Quakers to talk about. That鈥檚 my experience, at least鈥攚hether it be in conversations with [鈥

Carolyn Hilles is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass.

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The Right Use of Money

Money has always caused Christians鈥攁nd modern Quakers鈥攁 host of problems. We all know some version of the injunction from Paul: [鈥

David H. Ciscel, a member of Memphis (Tenn.) Meeting, is a professor of Economics at University of Memphis.

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Quakers and Capitalism

At the World Conference of Friends held at Guilford College in North Carolina in 1967, some young Friends crossed over [鈥

Steven Dale Davison, a member of Yardley (Pa.) Meeting, is currently working on two books: a new reading of the Gospel with a focus on ecological issues, and an economic history of Friends and a history of Quaker economics, with some thoughts toward a Quaker economic testimony.

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Friends and the Stock Market

Are Quakers involved in the stock market, and if so, why? My own conclusion is that the stock market is [鈥

Teddy Milne, a founding member of Northampton (Mass.) Meeting, is a writer and a songwriter. She has been a co-director of Powell House, a clerk of Friends General Conference's Publication Committee, a member of Quaker Home Service in Britain Yearly Meeting, and has led Quaker tour groups to Britain's 1652 country and to the former USSR.

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Friends鈥 Attitudes toward Business in the USA

Unprogrammed liberal Friends today seem publicly almost uniformly negative about most business activity. I have been to talks at Pendle [鈥

Mark S. Cary is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa., and currently a staff biostatistician at University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine after many years in business. He has been conducting surveys for Friends for over 20 years. An earlier version of this article appeared as "Classic Liberal Quaker Letter No. 40" at The Quaker Economist Online at http://tqe.quaker.org.

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Why Young Friends Should Consider a Career in Business

At the time that the Religious Society of Friends first began in England, one had to be a member of [鈥

Paul Neumann is the president and CEO of Universal Woods. Lee Thomas is chair of the board of Universal Woods, and he teaches business principles at Bellarmine University School of Business. Both are members of Louisville (Ky.) Meeting.

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Common Good Bank: A Society to Benefit Everyone

The Accidental Banker As Gregor awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed into a gigantic cockroach. 鈥擣ranz [鈥

William Spademan is a longtime attender at Mount Toby Meeting in Leverett, Massachusetts. He provides computer support, programming, and low-cost web hosting to individuals and small businesses.

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Taking the Long View

One of the greatest privileges of doing the work of Friends Journal is to receive more than 400 manuscripts volunteered [鈥

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