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The Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton鈥檚 Advice to Peacemakers

By Jim Forest. Orbis Books, 2016. 224 pages. $25/paperback; $20.50/eBook. Jim Forest was Thomas Merton鈥檚 longtime friend and colleague in [鈥

Bill Chapman is a member of Indianapolis First Friends Meeting in Indiana. Bill is also the clerk of the Indiana Friends Committee on Legislation.

Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Peace Tree from Hiroshima: The Little Bonsai with a Big Story

By Sandra Moore, illustrated by Kazumi Wilds. Tuttle Publishing, 2015. 32 pages. $14.95/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8 and up. [鈥

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are the primary authors of Earthcare for Children, a First-day school curriculum.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Silent Voices

Silent Voices: A Family Memoir

By Judith Wright Favor. Pilgrimage Press, 2014. 153 pages. $10.99/paperback. Judith Wright Favor is a former pilot and pastor, now [鈥

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program in Brown University鈥檚 English Department, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.

Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum October 2015

Letters from our readers.

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Forum September 2015

Letters from our readers

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Author chat with David Harrington Watt on the continued educational work around Hiroshima and Nagasaki

we believe that certain lessons can be drawn from historians鈥 accounts of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. One lesson [鈥

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The author's father, Ralph G. Steinhardt, Jr., 1979.

Memories of My Father鈥檚 Memories

The humanity and inhumanity of the Manhattan Project.

Ralph G. Steinhardt, who was named after his father, is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and co-clerk of its Ministry and Worship Committee. He is a professor of law at George Washington University Law School and co-founder of its joint human rights program at New College, Oxford University (UK).

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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Milestones May 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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2012 marks the 67th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, by United States forces during World War II.  We present selections from the Friends Journal archive.

Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: from the FJ Archives

2012 marks the 67th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, by United States forces during World War [鈥

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How I Became a Pacifist: An Interview with Lee Thomas

FJ: How did you feel about the war effort? Were people at that time okay with it? Lee: Well, sure. [鈥

Susan Corson-Finnerty, publisher and executive editor of Friends Journal, is a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

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