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Gretchen Castle. © David Botwinik

FWCC secretary to lead world ecumenical organization

  Gretchen Castle was named the next chair of the Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions at its meeting […]

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From What Is to What If: Unleashing the Power of Imagination to Create the Future We Want

By Rob Hopkins. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2019. 240 pages. $24.95/hardcover or eBook.

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting, where she serves on the Earthcare Committee. She is on the Steering Committee of Transition Town Charlotte in Vermont and serves on the Transition U.S. conference planning team.

Posted in: Drugs, January 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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Barbara Cooper Rosen

Rosen—Barbara Cooper Rosen, 89, on December 19, 2018, peacefully, at home in Ashland, Ore. Barbara was born on April 10, […]

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Kathleen Brookhouse Schmitz‐Hertzberg

Schmitz‐Hertzberg—Kathleen Brookhouse Schmitz‐Hertzberg, 102, on January 29, 2019, peacefully, in her sleep, in Stouffville, Ontario, Canada. Kathleen was born on […]

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HowQBegan

How Quakerism Began

First Season’s Featured Video

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Cadbury

A History of Cadbury

By Diane Wordsworth. Pen and Sword History, 2018. 176 pages. $39.95/hardcover; $24.95/paperback (available in September); $19.17/eBook. In 1824 John Cadbury […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program of Brown University’s English Department.

Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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(c) Mara Zemgaliete

Vegetarianism in Quaker History

Food ethics has long been an important part of the tradition of Friends.

John Sniegocki is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he and his family serve as resident caretakers. John teaches religious ethics and directs the Peace and Justice Studies program at Xavier University.

This online version of the June-July 2019 print article includes citations and references.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box

By Angela P. Dodson. Center Street, 2017. 448 pages. $26/hardcover; $15.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The upcoming 2020 centennial of women’s suffrage in […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Quaker librarian and college archivist for the Quaker Archives (formerly known as the Friends Historical Collection) at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
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Edward Kenneth Hawkins

Hawkins—Edward Kenneth Hawkins, 90, on December 8, 2018, at Collington Continuing Care Retirement Community in Bowie, Md. Ted was born […]

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Richard Kenneth Lee

Lee—Richard Kenneth Lee, 69, on August 5, 2018, at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Mich., of complications from a fall. Richard […]

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