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Zae Asa Illo (formerly David Breitzmann) serves on the Ministry and Oversight Committee of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting. He co-founded the weekly #FridayFoodSharing (2014), streetDoves (nonviolent, civilian-based defense training, 2017), Uplifted (a digital pacifist newsletter, 2018), and has met monthly with an oversight committee since 2016. He is in discernment for application to seminary and has finished the initial draft for his first collection of poetry.Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
Buscemi—Vincent Paul Buscemi, 89, on March 11, 2017, at home in New York City. Vince was born on May 18, […]
Finding a balance between personal and political strategies for simple living.
Philip Harnden is a member of Syracuse (N.Y.) Meeting. He has served on the board of Right Sharing of World Resources and as American Friends Service Committee’s liaison with the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne. He wrote the Pendle Hill pamphlet Letting That Go, Keeping This: The Spiritual Pilgrimage of Fritz Eichenberg.Posted in: Features, Quaker Lifestyles
Broz—Carmen Morán Broz, 91, on September 17, 2015, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Carmen was born on December 15, 1923, in […]
Poverty and the testimony of simplicity.
Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program.Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, From the Archives
By Jim Forest. Orbis Books, 2014. 182 pages. $20/paperback; $16.50/eBook. Jim Forest is the religious child of American Communists who […]
Paul Buckley attends Community Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. Paul is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author whose most recent book is The Essential Elias Hicks.Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous