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Friends’ 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 […]

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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Survival and resistance: a message from Quaker House, Fayetteville (Ft. Bragg), N.C.

Quakerism was born in a time of revolutionary upheaval. Yet it learned how to survive when the revolution failed and […]

Chuck Fager has been director of Quaker House in Fayetteville (Ft. Bragg), N.C., since 2002, where he and others conduct GI counseling, peace work (rallies, vigils, etc.), and serve as a resource on peace concerns for Friends groups and others. He is a member of State College (Pa.) Meeting, and an attender of Fayetteville (N.C.) Meeting. He can be reached at [email protected]; information about Quaker House is at http://www.quakerhouse.org/


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Friends Neighborhood Guild: A Quaker Presence in Philadelphia

The Beginnings In 1879, as an expression of concern for their new immigrant neighbors, Friends in the Northern Liberties section […]

Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, has been on the board of Friends Neighborhood Guild since 1995. Also a writer, some of her essays appear at http://pamelascolumn.blogspot.com.


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Eclipse

From the archives: A Friend reflects on what the absence of light can teach us about following our inner guidance.

Myron Bietz teaches English at Mayo High School in Rochester, Minn., where he attends Rochester Meeting. He was named 1984 Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar, Religious Studies and Philosophy.


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