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Quaker Works April 2017

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations. Categories include Advocacy; Consultation, Support, and Resources; Development; Education; Environmental […]

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The Anti‐War: Peace Finds the Purpose of a Peculiar People

By Douglas Gwyn. Inner Light Books, 2016. 208 pages. $30/hardcover; $17.50/paperback. Doug Gwyn may have given more thought to the […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian and theologian. He is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Essential Elias Hicks is his most recent book for Friends.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quaker Works October 2016

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations.

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Forum: June/July 2016

A resource for Quakers to connect Your feature “Quaker Works” (FJ Apr.) serves a very current need. In their reorganizations, […]

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Student Voices 2016 Option 4: Community Working Together

Share an example of a community working together to accomplish a greater goal. What happened and how was it made […]

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Why I Won’t Teach Bible Stories in First‐day School

Religious education.

Peter Landau is married with three children, works as a writer and editor, and is a member of Orange Grove Meeting in Pasadena, Calif.

Posted in: Religious Education, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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Green Man Visits Adelphi Friends Meeting

Green Man arrived barefoot and crowned with leaves on Adelphi (Md.) Meeting’s sloping lawn under a blue sky. He approached […]

Tom Goodridge , who performs Green Man, is a member of Morningside (N.Y.) Meeting and is a longtime member of Friends in Unity with Nature.

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Education and Service Projects in Vietnam

The wounds of war do not go away when the fighting stops. Both the physical and emotional wounds persist for […]

Marjorie E. Nelson, a member of Athens (Ohio) Meeting, retired at the end of June 2009 after 32 years of teaching medical students at Ohio University. For the past three years she has traveled to Quang Ngai province in Vietnam where she volunteers with Madison Quakers, Inc.

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Educating Ned

“Unless Love build the house, they labor in vain that build it.” (Paraphrase of Psalms 127:1) My three children went […]

Rosemary Gould, a longtime attender of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting, homeschools and teaches poetry classes part-time for a local lifelong learning institute. She hopes to write more, as way opens.

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Sparks and Spaces: Lived Experience in Friends Schools

We sit in circles. God is everywhere. There are no right answers. —Kindergartner’s response to parents’ question: What is Quaker […]

Irene McHenry, a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is executive director of Friends Council on Education.

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