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The Covenant of Peace

The Covenant of Peace

What did Jesus mean by ‘the Kingdom of God’, or what the early Quakers called the ‘Covenant of Peace’? Though […]

Gerard Guiton (Australia YM) is a spiritual director and former Henry J. Cadbury Scholar at Pendle Hill. His latest book, The Early Quakers and the 'Kingdom of God’ (2012), is published by Inner Light Books.

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Touring Europe to Promote Spirit Rising

This is an online companion to “What Bridges Are Made Of,” the author’s piece in the June/July 2012 issue.

Sarah Katreen Hoggatt is an author, speaker, spiritual director, and photographer. She holds a masters degree from George Fox Evangelical Seminary and was on the editorial board for the Quaker Youth Book Project. She is a member of Freedom Friends Church in Salem, Oregon. Her blog is at WalkingTheSea.blogspot.com.

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Congratulations, Earlham School of Religion

Unprogrammed Friends are fond of saying that we’ve abolished the laity and each of us is called to a ministry. […]

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Learning to Speak Community

Last fall in a Quakerism 101 group I facilitated at Cincinnati Friends Meeting, a Friend spoke of a recent conversation […]

Donne Hayden, MDiv, graduated from Earlham School of Religion in 2006. Since July 2008 she has served as minister for Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting, a semi-programmed meeting in Wilmington Yearly Meeting.

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Ministry and Money in the Experience of Earlier Friends

The connection between money and ministry is such a hot‐button issue for many unprogrammed Friends. It might be useful to […]

Marty Grundy is a member of Cleveland Meeting, Lake Erie Yearly Meeting. She is a former clerk of Friends General Conference's Traveling Ministries Committee.

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Jan de Hartog: Activist and Storyteller

In 1963, tiny, unprogrammed Live Oak Meeting in Houston, Texas, started having its Sunday meetings for worship in Jeff Davis […]

Ann Walton Sieber is a journalist and a member of Live Oak Meeting in Houston, Tex. This is an abridgement of "Jan de Hartog: A Captain on the Ocean of Light and Love," which appeared inThe Best of Friends, ed. Chuck Fager, vol. 1, 1998, pp. 24-50. The quoted material in this article comes from the author's interviews with Jan and Marjorie de Hartog. An obituary for Jan de Hartog appeared in Friends Journal in August 2003.

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Time to Lay Down William Penn’s Sword

The story of William Penn and his sword is deeply embedded in Quaker mythology; so deeply, it seems, that it […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker theologian and historian living in Richmond, Ind., where he attends Clear Creek Meeting. His most recent book is Twenty-First Century Penn, a collection of five of William Penn's theological works in modern English, published by Earlham School of Religion.

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The Journey to Answering That of God in Everyone

I’m probably one of the few Friends who has an aversion to the term “that of God in every one.” […]

Priscilla Berggren-Thomas is a member of Poplar Ridge (N.Y.) Meeting. She is a student in Earlham School of Religion's Access Program.

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‘The Power,’ Quaking, and the Rediscovery of Primitive Quakerism

“The Power of the Lord,” or just simply, “The Power,” was a very important concept to the early Quakers, but […]

Scott Martin is a longtime attender at Centre Meeting in Centreville, Delaware.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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Friends and Other Quakers

Identity as a Quaker, a member of the Religious Society of Friends, is hard won. With no liturgy to speak […]

Sally Miller, a member of Syracuse (N.Y.) Meeting, was a representative from New York Yearly Meeting to Friends World Committee for Consultation for 12 years, after which she was co-opted for 3.

Posted in: Features, February 2001
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