Friends World Committee for Consultation released a new map of worldwide Quaker population figures, its first such release since 2012.
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By George Lakey. Melville House, 2016. 304 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $15.99/eBook. If the title of this book conjures up an image of a dense tome on the economic life of tenth-century Vikings, don’t be put off. George Lakey’s focus is all on the subtitle: How the Scandinavians Got It Right—and How We Can, Too. If one […]
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.
Posted in: Books, November 2016 Books, Quakers and Social Media
Quaker testimonies don’t have to be compromised in politics.
George Lakey’s research for his new book Viking Economics (available from QuakerBooks) was supported by Swarthmore College during his seven years there as professor. He cofounded Earth Quaker Action Team (eqat.org) whose new campaign unites concerns for racial, economic, and climate justice. His column on Wagingnonviolence.org is “Living Revolution.”
Posted in: Features, September 2016