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News for September 2015

Northwest Yearly Meeting dismissal, North Carolina interfaith festival, conscientious objection anniversary, and an update on the Golden Rule restoration.

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Friends New Underground Railroad

This is an extended version of a Q&A that appeared in the September 2014 issue.

A condensed version of this interview appeared in the September 2014 issue of Friends Journal.

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Toward a Pentecostal Ecclesiology

I see two ways that Quakers and the larger church can move forward in the tension of unity and diversity: [鈥

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Friends, Homosexuality and the Bible: An Interview with Doug Bennett

Douglas C. Bennett is President Emeritus of Earlham College and a member of First Friends in Richmond, Indiana.

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Strangers in a Strange Land

The story of my meeting is unusual, although I find it to be so in a typically Quaker manner. Rather [鈥

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Meeting at the Center

We are all part of the same Quaker family. We are called to love one another, and to be reconciled [鈥

Bruce Birchard is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He recently retired after 19 years of service as General Secretary of Friends General Conference. He has been encouraged to develop the entirety of "Meeting at the Center" into a Pendle Hill pamphlet.聽This is an excerpt from "Meeting at the Center: Living Love and Reconciling One to Another," Bruce Birchard's plenary address at the 2011 Friends General Conference Gathering of Friends held in Iowa.

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