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Butcher Hogs for Sale

A sign on the side of the road sparks a crisis of conscience.

Dayna Baily lives in southeastern Pennsylvania with her family, for whom plant-based cooking is both a delicious source of good nutrition and a private form of nonviolent protest against a cruel status quo. She worships at Penn Hill Meeting in Wakefield, Pa., and participates in Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Right Relationship with Animals Working Group.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968

By Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. Calkins Creek, 2018. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 9–12. The […]

Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition

What’s the difference between a Mennonite and a Quaker?

Andrew J. Bergman is a Mennonite writer from Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Mennonite satire website The Daily Bonnet.

Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
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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, […]

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’s letter about African Friends in your February issue. I […]

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May Forum 2012

Lucretia, I wish I had known you! For twenty years I’ve helped tend the grave of Quaker abolitionist and women’s […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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’S 50th Jubilee: A Look Back

As I look back over FCNL’s first 50 years, the past, the present, and the future merge, separate, and reconnect. […]

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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