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Forum, December 2019

Letters from our readers.

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To Gamble, for Better or for Worse

How do we discern when a gamble is rightly ordered?

Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, carries a long-standing concern to invite Quakers into conversation around economics. Her most recent book, Money and Soul, is an expansion of a Pendle Hill pamphlet by the same name.

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Supporting Tribal Community Development Loan Funds

One of the moral dilemmas facing many Friends and others in our relations with Native American tribes is how we […]

Tom Ewell is a member of Portland (Oreg.) Meeting. He was Executive Director of the Maine Council of Churches from 1986-2006. He now lives in Clinton, Washington, where he works at what he calls "strategic peace building." For more information about the Four Directions Development Corporation, you may contact Susan Hammond, Executive Director, 20 Godfrey Dr., Orono, ME 04477 or [email protected], or contact the author at [email protected]

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Speculation, Gambling, and Investments

Viewpoint: Is risk‐taking in the business world a form of gambling?

S. Francis Nicholson lives in Kennett Square, Pa.

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Friends Testimony on Gambling

Everybody these days receives and discards those letters saying “Mr. X, you may already be the winner of half a […]

Norma Jacob, a member of Kendal (Pa.) Meeting, is the author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets. She is a member of the JOURNAL board of managers and a regular contributor to the JOURNAL. Her interview with Horace Alexander appeared March 15, 1983.

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