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Remembering a Forgotten Zionist Vision for Peace?

I was inspired after reading Bob Dockhorn鈥檚 review in Friends Journal about Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta鈥檚 book Refusing To Be Enemies: Palestinian [鈥

Steve Chase is a member of the Putney (Vt.) Meeting and the founding director of Antioch University New England's Graduate Environmental Studies Program in Advocacy for Social Justice and Sustainability. He has had a long-standing interest in Middle East peace initiatives.

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The Christian Stewardship Listening Project

In 1981, I founded Rural Southern Voice for Peace (RSVP) with support from Celo Meeting and the Arthur Morgan School [鈥

Herb Walters is a member of Celo Meeting in Burnsville, N.C.

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Are We at the Dawn of a New Age of Global Spirituality?

In December 2009, I attended the Parliament of the World鈥檚 Religions (PWR) in Melbourne, Australia. This gathering has taken place [鈥

Anthony Manousos, a member of Santa Monica (Calif.) Meeting, serves as clerk of its Peace and Social Action and Adult Education committees. He has also served as the meeting's liaison to Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace. His pamphlet Islam from a Quaker Perspective, published by Quaker Universalist Fellowship, is available as a PDF by emailing him at [email protected] During the summer of 2010 he is traveling across the United States, speaking at monthly and yearly meetings and at the FGC Gathering, sharing his concern about the interfaith movement.

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Why I Am Not a Christian

I have attended Quaker meeting for over 40 years, and am a member of Rochester (N.Y.) Meeting, yet I do [鈥

Sanford L. Segal, a member of Rochester (N.Y.) Meeting, is retired after teaching Mathematics for 44 years at University of Rochester.

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Wrestling with God

Jakob Freud was a devout Hassidic Jew, who participated in an education program led by Ludwig and Pheobus Phillipson. The [鈥

Timothy Leonard is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Meeting the Seventh鈥恉ay Adventists

Five years ago, a spiritual friend and I visited a couple of Seventh鈥恉ay Adventist (SDA) churches, where Adventism piqued my [鈥

Kim L. Ranger, a member of Grand Rapids (Mich.) Meeting, recently completed a two- year sojourn with Seventh-day Adventists. She is a senior librarian of Arts and Humanities at Grand Valley State University.

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Whose Image Is on the Coin? A Jewish Perspective on Abrahamic Wisdoms

I begin with a renewed version of the blessing traditionally offered before learning Torah鈥攕haring wisdom鈥攖ogether: Blessed are you the breath [鈥

Rabbi Arthur Waskow is the director of The Shalom Center, http://www.shalomctr.org, a national Jewish Peace and Justice advocacy group with offices in Philadelphia. This article is extracted from his remarks to the Peace Gathering on January 16.

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What is a Peace Church?

What does it mean to be a peace church in 2008? As a member of the Religious Society of Friends, [鈥

Tom Ewell is a member of Portland (Maine) Meeting who has now retired to Washington State where he attends Whidbey Island Worship Group. He served for 20 years as executive director of Maine Council of Churches. He is a member of the Field Committee of Friends Committee on National Legislation, where he has a particular interest in encouraging outreach from FCNL to the wider ecumenical community.

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On Being a Catholic Quaker

Thirty years ago, driving home from a Catholic charismatic prayer meeting, I heard the inner words, 鈥淚 want you to [鈥

John Pitts Corry is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa., with strong ties to Daylesford Abbey in Paoli, Pa. During most of the fall and winter he regularly attends Albuquerque (N. Mex.) Meeting, and regularly goes to daily mass.

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Facilitating Interreligious Weddings

Since the fall of 1989, I have been involved as a kind of facilitator for three weddings, held in the [鈥

Dick Wood is a member of Gettysburg (Pa.) Meeting.

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