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I feel that nationalism can help America

Student Voices: “However, for someone who promises that “America now will be heard,” perhaps it’s time to listen to everyone, […]

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A Centennial History of the American Friends Service Committee

By Gregory A. Barnes. Friends Press, 2016. 498 pages. $24.95/paperback. At the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists in 1994, […]

Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting. He has written extensively on Quaker history since 1800.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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We Answered with Love: Pacifist Service in World War I

Edited by Nancy Learned Haines. Pleasant Green Books, 2016. 412 pages. $19.95/paperback. In 1917 Mary Peabody and Leslie Hotson were […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and is the co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at Brown University and the author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Falling Through the Cracks: The Children of Calais

Across the Channel from one of the wealthiest countries in the world, approximately 10,000 men, women, and children lived in […]

Kate McNally is a member of Belgium and Luxembourg Yearly Meeting and works as the Forced Migration Project coordinator for the Quaker Council for European Affairs (qcea.org).

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John H. Wood Jr.

Wood—John H. Wood Jr., 101, on April 1, 2016, at home in Pennswood Village in Newtown, Pa., surrounded by family. […]

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John Howard Huffman

Huffman—John Howard Huffman, 74, on October 29, 2015, in Springfield, Mo., peacefully set free from a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. […]

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Courtney Parker Siceloff

Siceloff—Courtney Parker Siceloff, 92, on January 28, 2014, in Savannah, Ga. Courtney was born on January 4, 1922, in Bartlett, […]

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Fighting Fascism and Surviving Buchenwald: The Life and Memoir of Hans Bergas

By Bension Varon. Xlibris, 2015. 196 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $19.99/paperback; $3.99/eBook. Hans Bergas was a high official in the Ministry of […]

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He facilitates small-group meetings of high school students with Holocaust survivors for the annual Youth Symposium on the Holocaust.

Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, March 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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American Friends Service Committee after 90 Years

We seek to know where the Spirit is calling us to be in a particular place and time. —Quaker aphorism […]

Francine Cheeks, a member of Newton Meeting in Camden, N.J., is director of local affairs in the External Affairs Unit of AFSC.

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