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Food Choices, Relationship, and God

Learning to understand what we are actually hungry for.

Lorene Ludy is a member of Lincoln (Neb.) Meeting. She is a Benedictine Oblate and a Stephen Minister. She likes to eat and hang out with God.

Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
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The Invisible Damage of Competition

Welcoming a new narrative in which we all are gifted.

Mary Jo Klingel has been a Friend for about 20 years and attends Charlotte (N.C.) Meeting. She is the new clerk of Quaker Earthcare Witness. She is sustained by her leading to dig deeper, understand more clearly, and be led by the Light.

Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?
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Laughing for the Wary

Humor can help build religious community but it can also hurt and cause division.

Howard R. Macy is retired from teaching at George Fox University in Newberg, Ore. He continues to write and serve in public ministry. Two of his books treat humor and religion: Laughing Pilgrims: Humor and the Spiritual Journey聽and Discovering Humor in the Bible: An Explorer's Guide.

Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
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<i>The Blind Leading the Blind, or The Parable of the Blind,</i> by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1568.

Finding Lightness in the Light

We Quakers have an image problem when it comes to fun and frivolity.

Kerry O'Regan has been a member of Adelaide Meeting in South Australia for the past 30 years and looks after the books鈥攁s in library books鈥攆or the meeting. She is a retired teacher who lives right by the sea and so feels that she is on permanent vacation.

Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
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The MK <i>St. Louis</i> surrounded by smaller vessels in the port of Havana, via Wikimedia.

Pacifism Revisited

By avoiding pacifism in the twentieth century, we skirted opportunities to unlearn racism.

Katherine HawkerSelf lives in聽St. Louis, Mo.

Posted in: Humor in Religion, Viewpoint
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Forum, March 2019

Letters from our readers

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鈥 And Forgive Them Their Debts: Lending, Foreclosure, and Redemption from Bronze Age Finance to the Jubilee Year

By Michael Hudson. ISLET鈥怴erlag Dresden, 2018. 340 pages. $29.95/hardcover; $26.95/paperback. The authors of the Bible never guessed how puzzled we [鈥

Forrest聽Curo is a member of San Diego (Calif.) Meeting (but currently attending La Jolla [Calif.] Meeting) and founder/editor of _Street Light _(1997鈥2001), a monthly tabloid on poverty issues modelled on American Friends Service Committee's Street Spirit.

Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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Viewpoint: Jesus, Forgiveness, and Nonviolence

Nonviolence does not mean that we do not resist evil.

Marsha D. Holliday lives in聽Washington, D.C.

Posted in: February 2019, Viewpoint
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Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril

By Elizabeth A. Johnson. Orbis Books, 2018. 256 pages. $28/hardcover; $26/paperback; $22.50/eBook. 鈥淭he creation waits eagerly for the children of [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.

Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Poems from the Myst

By Michael Resman. Zumbro River Press, 2018. 176 pages. $7.40/paperback; $0.99/eBook. Deep sharing is a gift, and Michael Resman is [鈥

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