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Faith and Experience in Education: Essays from Quaker Perspectives

Edited by Don Rowe and Anne Watson. Trentham Books, 2018. 256 pages. $41.95/paperback or eBook. As an early childhood teacher, [鈥

Sharlee DiMenichi is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa. She has taught preschool and elementary school and is currently an English as a second language instructor.

Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
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Careen Marie Rizzo Mayer

Mayer鈥擟areen Marie Rizzo Mayer, 77, on February 27, 2017, at her home in Annapolis, Md., of natural causes. Careen was [鈥

Posted in: Conscience, Milestones
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Dialoguing with Terrorists

Long鈥恡erm Quaker peacemaking in the war zones of East Africa.

David Zarembka started the African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams (USA) in 1998 to partner with African peacemakers. He lives in western Kenya with his wife, Gladys Kamonya. They are members of both Lumakanda Friends Church in Kenya and Bethesda (Md.) Meeting in the United States.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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The Spirit of Mediation

The Spirit of Mediation

The Friends Peace Testimony points out a different approach.

Erik Cleven is a PhD candidate in political science at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He is a member of Lafayette Meeting in West Lafayette, Ind. Before starting graduate school, he spent many years working with conflict transformation and inter-ethnic dialogue in many different countries. Erik is writing his dissertation about ethnic violence in Kenya and Kosovo.聽This article is adapted from a plenary speech at the 2012 Friends General Conference Gathering</a>.

Posted in: Features, September 2012
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Fidgeting in Worship

A Friend shares his process of settling into worship: 鈥淎s I sit in meeting, I use prayer as a way [鈥

Greg Woods, a member of Columbia Friends Meeting in Missouri, has been involved in youth and young adult ministry for the past eight years. Currently he serves as the Assistant Coordinator of the Young Adult Leadership Development (YALD) Program at Pendle Hill. He graduated from Earlham College and in the fall he will start a MA program in Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary. In his free time, he enjoys traveling the world, attending demolition derbies, and telling jokes of all kinds.

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