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Jack Jones, a True Friend to China: The Lost Writings of a Heroic Nobody

Collected and edited by Andrew Hicks. Earnshaw Books, 2015. 370 pages. $50/paperback. This is an expensive book, and it’s obvious […]

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A Couplet

FJ Poetry: “My grandfather is at the tea‐table picking a sugar cube for his tea…”

Saima Afreen lives in Calcutta, India

Posted in: February 2016, Poetry
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Quaker Bestsellers 2015

From the 2015 FGC Gathering in Cullowhee, North Carolina 1. A Sustainable Life: Quaker Faith and Practice in the Renewal […]

The hottest books at the 2015 FGC Gathering bookstore

Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World

By Jonathan Mingle. St. Martin’s Press, 2015. 400 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. The village of Kumik, high in the Himalayas, is […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence

By Karen Armstrong. Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. 512 pages. $30/hardcover; $16.95/paperback; $14.99/eBook. The world is still recoiling from the Charlie […]

Douglas Bennett is president emeritus of Earlham College. He is a member of First Friends Richmond in the New Association of Friends, the group recently set off from Indiana Yearly Meeting. He lives in Maine and worships at Durham (Maine) Meeting.

Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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Milestones May 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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Milestones October 2014

Births, marriages, and deaths.

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The Life of Japanese Quaker Inazo Nitobe

At Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, numerous epistles are read from other yearly meetings throughout the world. Likewise Philadelphia sends its annual […]

Samuel M. Snipes, a member of Fallsington (Pa.) Meeting, is a lawyer. He and other family members operate Snipes Farm and Education Center in Morrisville, Pa. He is active in many Bucks County peace activities.

Posted in: Features
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Filming the Life of Gobi Women

Leading, 1997 As I sit in meditation, I see single women lliving a nomadic life—women using wool from their sheep […]

Sas Carey, co-clerk of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting, is director of Life Energy Healing School, which helps students learn to follow their leadings. The school meets in Middlebury for four long weekends a year. More information about the school can be found at http://www.lifenergyheal.com. Nomadicare, a nonprofit organization that she founded, supports the sustainability and cultural survival of nomadic peoples, harmonizes traditional and modern medicine, and documents nomadic ways and heart songs for future generations. More information can be found at http://www.nomadicare.org.

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‘The Power,’ Quaking, and the Rediscovery of Primitive Quakerism

“The Power of the Lord,” or just simply, “The Power,” was a very important concept to the early Quakers, but […]

Scott Martin is a longtime attender at Centre Meeting in Centreville, Delaware.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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