Is there any other aspect of our modern lives as complicated as drugs? Drugs have extended our lifespans and saved […]
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Awareness of end times comes to a Friend diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Muriel (Mickey) Edgerton is a lifelong Friend, having grown up in the Midwest in Friends United Meeting pastoral worship. She is a graduate of Earlham School of Religion and has been a hospice chaplain for the past 25 years. A 60-year member of Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting, she is a 15-year resident of Foulkeways at Gwynedd.Posted in: Features, September 2019
By Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin. Brazos Press, 2019. 288 pages. $19.99/paperback or eBook. When two Christian gun owners decided […]
Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, storytellers, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitators, volunteer booksellers with EarthLight, and co-authors of Earthcare for Children.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
By Michael Kazin. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 378 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback (January 2018); $14.99/eBook. This year marks the one‐hundredth anniversary […]
Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history.Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
Moving toward death is its own kind of expectant worship.
Robert Stephen Dicken is a member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. He retired from teaching high school English in 2002. His retirement days consist of reading, writing, drawing, almost completing honey-do lists, and entertaining grandchildren.Posted in: Features, The Art of Dying
Bringing Quaker spirituality to the bedside of those dying.
John Graham-Pole is a retired physician and graduate of London University. He has spent the last 30 years as a children's oncologist and hospice director at the University of Florida, where he was a member of Gainesville (Fla.) Meeting. He has written three books and many essays and short stories.Posted in: Features, The Art of Dying
Around the web and within Friends organizations and communities, Quakers are responding to the tragic news of a mass shooting […]
From Reducing Violence from Within: In light of the numerous black civilian deaths by police this year, including those in […]
Campbell—Dorothy Emily Carnell Campbell, 96, on September 19, 2011, in Mount San Antonio Gardens Health Center, Pomona, Calif., with her daughter […]
Many Friends today are expanding their witness for equality and justice by focusing on rapid population growth and over‐consumption as […]
Louis Cox and Ruth Swennerfelt are members of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting.Posted in: Features