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Paths of Faith in the Landscape of Science: Three Quakers Check Their Compass (Books in Brief)

By George M. Strunz, Michael R. Miller, and Keith Helmuth. Chapel Street Editions, 2014. 121 pages. $15/paperback. In this collection [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the Friends Journal books editor.

Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Sustainable Life: Quaker Faith and Practice in the Renewal of Creation

By Douglas Gwyn. QuakerPress of FGC, 2014. 166 pages. $14.95/paperback; $6.50/eBook. If you鈥檙e expecting that A Sustainable Life is just another [鈥

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She served as general secretary for Quaker Earthcare Witness for 17 years and is now retired. She is active in her town鈥檚 Transition Initiative and, with her husband, attempts to live a sustainable life.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews
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Confessions of a Tired Accountant

Friends in Business

Daniel O鈥橩eefe is a retired Certified Public Accountant serving the food distribution and construction industries in the Midwest. He is a convinced Friend and has been a member of Milwaukee (Wis.) Meeting since 2009.

Posted in: Friends in Business, January 2015: Climate Change
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Forum December 2014

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: December 2014, Forum
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Friends Education: Our Light for the World

The experience of a Friends education leads to a teaching career. 馃敀

Galen McNemar Hamann is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). She is director of Friends education at Moses Brown School, where she teaches religion and ethics and serves as a spiritual counselor. She also serves as a multi-faith chaplain in local hospitals.

Posted in: April 2014: Education, Features
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Understanding The Man Who Quit Money

Right around the time I started reading The Man Who Quit Money, I was obsessed with buying shoes. I had [鈥

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at聽Friends Journal.

Posted in: Book Club, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2012
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Process: the Good, the Poor, & Schisms

It is my experience that good Quaker process helps us unite in finding God鈥檚 path forward and in building community, [鈥

Mathilda Navias serves as recording clerk and web master for Broadmead Meeting in northwest Ohio. She serves Lake Erie Yearly Meeting as Database Manager as well as being a member of the Nominating Committee, Spiritual Formation Planning Committee, and an聽ad hoc聽committee to revise the yearly meeting's manual of聽Policies & Procedures.聽She is clerk of the Accessible Literature Working Group, a member of the Growing Subcommittee (formerly Advancement & Outreach), and a member of Central Committee for Friends General Conference. She is also employed part-time as Yearly Meeting Worker for Lake Erie Yearly Meeting, helping with the web site, communications, and special projects. Mathilda has served as co-clerk of a monthly meeting and on numerous monthly and yearly meeting committees.

Posted in: June/July 2012: Faith, Practice, and Community, The Quaker Process Blog
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Quakers, Contemplative Activists

I didn鈥檛 start out a Quaker. I began as a Catholic, which in one respect is as far from Quakerism [鈥

Charlie Finn has a counseling practice, is a published poet (www.poetrybycharlescfinn.com), and glories to live in the country with his wife Penny tending to their animals and gardens. He is a member of Roanoke (Va.) Friends Meeting.

Posted in: Departments, June/July 2012: Faith, Practice, and Community
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S鈥怭鈥怚鈥怌鈥怑鈥怱: The Quaker Testimonies

This model of Friends testimonies is incorporated into the school鈥檚 curriculum.

Posted in: Features
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Preparing for Ministry in a Non鈥怌reedal Tradition

鈥淚n the beginning.鈥︹ Good creation stories affirm the origin of those who tell them and intrigue the imaginations of those [鈥

Jay Marshall, a member of New Castle (Ind.) First Friends Meeting, has served since 1998 as dean of Earlham School of Religion.

Posted in: Features
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