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Friends Neighborhood Guild: A Quaker Presence in Philadelphia

The Beginnings In 1879, as an expression of concern for their new immigrant neighbors, Friends in the Northern Liberties section […]

Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, has been on the board of Friends Neighborhood Guild since 1995. Also a writer, some of her essays appear at http://pamelascolumn.blogspot.com.

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A Visit to Kamenge AIDS Clinic

On January 19, 2005, I visited the Kamenge aids clinic in Bujumbura, Burundi. The program is run by Friends Women’s […]

David Zarembka is coordinator of African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams. A member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting, he is sojourning at St. Louis (Mo.) Meeting.

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There are alternatives to giving up meat

I feel the need to speak up in response to Gracia Fay Ellwood’s article “Are Animals Our Neighbors” (FJ April). […]

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Watu Wa Amani Conference

I was invited to attend the Watu Wa Amani (People of Peace) conference in Limuru, Kenya, at the Brakenhurst Baptist […]

David Zarembka is coordinator of African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams. A member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting, he is sojourning at St. Louis (Mo.) Meeting.

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Recollections of a World War II Conscientious Objector

During World War II, 12,000 men from as many as 200 religious groups received the conscientious objector classification, “4‐E,” under […]

Larry Miller, a member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting, is a former general secretary of Friends General Conference and has served on the staff of American Friends Service Committee in various capacities over several decades.

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The Second Ohio Separation

Author’s note: Throughout this article, the terms “Gurneyite” and “Wilburite” will be used to refer to two groups of Friends, […]

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.

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Hiroshima/Nagasaki Unresolved: A Present Danger

On August 19, 2003, the Washington Post carried a front‐page story and picture headlined “Enola Gay, Waiting in the Wings […]

Marjorie A. Smith, a retired social worker, is a member of State College (Pa.) Meeting and a former member and founder of Dayton (Ohio) Meeting.

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Gentle Persuader and Loyal Friend: Mary Stone McDowell

In December 1955 the New York Times published an obituary, titled “Mary McDowell, Peace Crusader.” The subtitle read: “Teacher Dismissed […]

Mary Lee Morrison is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting and teaches, writes, and consults on peace education. This article is a revised version of a paper presented at the 2003 Friends Association for Higher Education conference held at Pendle Hill and Swarthmore College.

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Kathleen Lonsdale

Kathleen Yardley Lonsdale (1903–1971) may be just the spiritual companion you need. Though she is a person of breathtaking energy […]

Brian Drayton is a member of Weare (N.H.) Meeting.

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Margaret Fell

My abiding goal in these columns is to direct readers’ attention to important spiritual resources within the Quaker tradition. Margaret […]

Brian Drayton is a member of Weare (N.H.) Meeting.

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