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The Making of a Democratic Economy: Building Prosperity for the Many, Not Just the Few

By Marjorie Kelly and Ted Howard. Berrett‐Koehler Publishers, 2019. 192 pages. $26.95/hardcover or eBook.

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. Her most recent book is Money and Soul, an expansion of a Pendle Hill pamphlet by the same name.

Posted in: April 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, The State of Quaker Institutions
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What Did Easter Mean to Early Quakers?

Early Friends’ understanding of the resurrection was colored by their experience of the presence of God in their midst.

David K. Leonard is a member of Birmingham (Pa.) Meeting, which invited him to share these thoughts as a talk on Easter Sunday in 2019.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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David Keogh and Peter Allan Cartwright

Keogh‐Cartwright—David Keogh and Peter Allan Cartwright married on November 2, 2019, in Stockport Meeting (Greater Manchester, England): the first same‐sex […]

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English ecumenical group blocks Quaker in same‐sex marriage from president position

Churches Together in England (CTE) announced on November 22, 2019, its decision to have British Quaker nominee Hannah Brock Womack […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

Posted in: February 2020, News
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Ruth Iris Clark Ingram

Ingram—Ruth Iris Clark Ingram, 104, on January 11, 2019, in Annapolis, Md. Iris was born on November 1, 1914, in […]

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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 […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

Posted in: Drugs, News
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From-What-is-To

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

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