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The Challenges We Face and Community We Forge

An interview with Sa鈥檈d Atshan.

Martin Kelley is Friends Journal鈥檚 senior editor.

Sa鈥檈d Atshan is a professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College and holds a doctorate from Harvard University. He sits on the corporation of American Friends Service Committee and the board of Pendle Hill study center. He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
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Among Friends: A Quaker Community in Intervention and Recovery

An introduction to the issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, September 2016
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A Quaker in Business Faces a Spiritual Crisis

Friends in business.

Karen Tibbals is a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry and one of the founding conveners of the emerging Quakers and Business Group. She holds a master鈥檚 in Quaker studies from Earlham School of Religion.


Posted in: Friends in Business, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker
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Among Friends: The Virtue of Co枚peration

Introduction to the issue.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of Friends Journal. 


Posted in: Among Friends, October 2015: Faithful Living
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FGC Gathering 2015 Plenary: Daryl Atkinson & Scott Holmes

Video recording from the 2015 FGC Gathering.

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Confessions of a Tired Accountant

Friends in Business

Daniel O鈥橩eefe is a retired Certified Public Accountant serving the food distribution and construction industries in the Midwest. He is a convinced Friend and has been a member of Milwaukee (Wis.) Meeting since 2009.


Posted in: Friends in Business, January 2015: Climate Change
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Friends鈥 Witness on Population and Overconsumption

Many Friends today are expanding their witness for equality and justice by focusing on rapid population growth and over-consumption as [鈥

Louis Cox and Ruth Swennerfelt are members of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting.


Posted in: Features
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The 2005 Friends General Conference Gathering

There were over 1,500 Friends, arriving in Blacksburg, Virginia, on the Virginia Tech campus on July 2, in blazing heat. [鈥

Louise Harris is a bilingual attorney, member of Friendship (N.C.) Meeting, attending a worship group in Winston Salem, N.C.


Posted in: Features
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