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The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race

Edited by Jesmyn Ward. Scribner, 2016. 240 pages. $25/hardcover; $16/paperback; $12.99/eBook. [Buy on Quakerbooks] In his book The Fire Next Time, [鈥

Greg Williams is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass. (New England Yearly Meeting). Greg is working around in-reach and outreach relating to racial justice concerns. He recently received a Legacy Grant from NEYM to address this concern.


Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
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April Forum 2012

Fetishization of biblical passages I was glad to see David Zarembka鈥檚 letter about African Friends in your February issue. I [鈥


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May Forum 2012

Lucretia, I wish I had known you! For twenty years I鈥檝e helped tend the grave of Quaker abolitionist and women鈥檚 [鈥


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Book Reviews: May 2012

Peace on Earth: Poems and Prayers for Peace By Sophie Piper. Illustrated by Giuliano Ferri. Lion UK, 2011. 48 pages. $9.99/Hardcover. [鈥

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No Religion. Always Practicing Quakerism.

Quakerism was not my first choice.  When I was 17 and decided to visit some churches, I originally thought the Unitarian [鈥

Julia Wise wrote this article in 2007 while living and working at Pendle Hill. She is now a social work student and attends Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Ma.


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Christmas Newsletter

As I sit down to write this Christmas [2000] newsletter, I cannot help but reflect on last Christmas, which I [鈥

Maia Carter, a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C., is living in Amman, Jordan.


Posted in: Features, March 2001
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FCNL鈥橲 50th Jubilee: A Look Back

As I look back over FCNL鈥檚 first 50 years, the past, the present, and the future merge, separate, and reconnect. [鈥

Ed Snyder, FCNL's executive secretary emeritus, completed 35 years with FCNL in 1990. He and his wife, Bonnie, now life in Bar Harbor in his home state of Maine, where they are members of Acadia Friends Meeting. He is clerk of the newly formed Friends Committee on Maine Public Policy.


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