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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Carrying on with the care of our meetings.

Gabriel Ehri is Executive Director. [email protected]

Posted in: Among Friends, The State of Quaker Institutions
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Energy Choices AND Toward a Life‐Centered Economy

By Robert Bruninga, with Judy Lumb, Frank Granshaw, and Charles Blanchard. Quaker Institute for the Future (Focus Book 11), 2018. […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. Her most recent book is Money and Soul, an expansion of a Pendle Hill pamphlet by the same name.

Posted in: February 2020, February 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

By Brenda Woods. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2019. 208 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $8.99/paperback (available January 2020); $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and […]

Jerry Mizell Williams is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Loosening Our Blindfolds

The main point of a competition is to see who is better in a certain arena. Equality is emphasizing and […]

Tara Prakash, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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The Hope for Collaboration over Competition

Quakers can be co‐conspirators, participants, creators, shapers, imaginers, and dreamers.

Mark Pratt-Russum is a released minister at West Hills Friends Church in Portland, Ore. He is a father and husband and is seriously in love with photography.

Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?
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Salamander Sky

By Katy Farber, illustrated by Meg Sodano. Green Writers Press, 2018. 32 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–12. This unusual […]

Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Laughing for the Wary

Humor can help build religious community but it can also hurt and cause division.

Howard R. Macy is retired from teaching at George Fox University in Newberg, Ore. He continues to write and serve in public ministry. Two of his books treat humor and religion: Laughing Pilgrims: Humor and the Spiritual Journey and Discovering Humor in the Bible: An Explorer's Guide.

Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
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Forum April 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, Humor in Religion
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A Consideration of Metaphors

Our spiritual metaphors can help us experience the truth from different perspectives.

Rhiannon Grant works at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, UK, supporting Quaker Roles courses and the Centre for Research in Quaker Studies. She is a member of Bournville Meeting, part of Central England Area Meeting, and Britain Yearly Meeting. Her book on Quaker theology, _Telling the Truth about God_, will be published in March 2019.

Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Maryhelen Hintz Snyder

Snyder—Maryhelen Hintz Snyder, 85, on January 23, 2018, in Vienna, Va. Mel was born on October 6, 1932, in Brooklyn, […]

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