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Explaining the Peace Testimony
There are some questions Quakers get used to answering over and over—about Friends schools, about silence, about our perceived relationship…
I Choose Choice
Rachel MacNair, in "My Personal Journey on the Abortion Issue" (FJ Feb.), has written a moving statement about her personal…
Faith and Economics
Three memories from the time when I was about ten are swirling together in the same container. In the first,…
What Underlies the Debate about Abortion?
I was deeply disturbed by last year’s revealing back and forth between the ads from Friends Witness for a Pro-Life…
Singing “Lord of the Dance?”: Reflections on Anti- Semitism and Loving One Another
An old controversy among Friends resurfaced this summer on the online Quaker Outreach Forum on Yahoo Groups. One member posted…
The Real Peace Movement
I enjoyed reading a Reflections called "Living Outside the Box" by Fran Palmeri of Sarasota (Fla.) Meeting (FJ Sept. 2007).…
Do Quaker Testimonies Have an Authentic Historical Dimension?
At first glance, this question may seem rather odd. Of course Quaker testimonies have a historical dimension. However, the inclusion…
Global Warming: The Need for a Paradigm Shift
In the early years of our country, Friends enslaved other human beings. Thanks to a few Friends such as John…
At the Movies: Reflections on the Testimony of Honesty/Integrity
In 1952, Ernesto Guevara de la Serna set off on a journey with his friend Alberto Granado. They traveled by…
Our New Best Friend?
Written a few weeks after the Inauguration of President Barack Obama last year, this is reprinted with permission from the…
In "Christ-Centeredness and Quaker Identity" (FJ July), R. Scot Miller writes that his "fear is that Quakerism will be swallowed…
Language and Friends Witness
In our era of mass media, the world is not just "too much with us," as the poet William Wordsworth…
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