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Gambling: A Violation of the Quaker Testimonies

A violation of the Quaker testimonies?

Michael Song is a senior at Friends Academy in Locust Valley, N.Y. He is interested in Quaker values and always strives to apply them in his life.

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To Gamble, for Better or for Worse

How do we discern when a gamble is rightly ordered?

Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, carries a long-standing concern to invite Quakers into conversation around economics. Her most recent book, Money and Soul, is an expansion of a Pendle Hill pamphlet by the same name.

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Money and Soul: Quaker Faith and Practice and the Economy

By Pamela Haines. Christian Alternative Books, 2019. 80 pages. $10.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook.

Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and the Academic Initiatives manager at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict.

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly about Racism in America

By George Yancy. Rowman & Littlefield, 2018. 180 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $18.99/eBook.

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. Her most recent book is Money and Soul, an expansion of a Pendle Hill pamphlet by the same name.

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Authentic Friends

Our introduction to the September Issue.

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A Quaker School鈥檚 Response to Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Transparency and integrity are put to the test when a decades鈥恛ld scandal is revealed.

Erik Hanson is one of the news editors for Friends Journal, along with his wife, Windy Cooler. Erik has served as a friendly adult presence in Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Youth Program since 2005. He taught English and math at Friends Community School in College Park, Md., from 2006 to 2008.

Posted in: Features, September 2019
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Woodman鈥擫ewis S. Woodman, 96, on March 14, 2019, peacefully, at Pennswood Village in Newtown, Pa. Lew was born at home [鈥

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Sun Moon Farm in Rindge, N.H. Photos courtesy Sun Moon Farms.

The Ministry of Quaker Farmers

How can we support the work of our local organic and regenerative farmers?

Rachel Van Boven is a student at Earlham School of Religion. She has been a regular attender of Quaker meetings for eight years. Her home is Bellingham, Wash., 15 miles from the land her grandfather farmed.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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Letting the Higher Power Do It

An eating disorder makes food and fellowship difficult.

B is a Quaker who finds that the 12 Steps have enriched her spirituality. You can write to her at [email protected].

Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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A Critique of Health Consciousness

The possible ill effects of worrying too much and talking too much about our food choices.

Caroline Morris wrote a thesis on the connection between anorexia and asceticism and is a student at Earlham School of Religion.

Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
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