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Tom Ewell

Tom Ewell may be one of the few Friends whose clearness committee didn’t clear him on the first try! He […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon. © 2001 Kara Newell

Posted in: Features
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The Ministry of the Written Word

Quakers Uniting in Publications (QUIP) is an international consortium of Quaker book publishers, book sellers, authors, and periodical publishers. This […]

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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The Making of A Western Quaker Reader: An Interview with Anthony Manousos

In 2000, A Western Quaker Reader: Writings by and about Independent Quakers in the Western United States, 1929–1999 was published […]

Kenneth Sutton is the senior editor and Robert Dockhorn the assistant editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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Looking at the Stars: Two Quaker Women Astronomers

Each summer when I was a little girl, my grand-mother’s cousin, Marjorie Williams, and her father would visit our family. […]

Marjorie Pickett Xavier is a Friend who grew up in Indiana and graduated from Earlham College. She lives in Hayward, California, and works for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in San Francisco.

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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Gifts of a Weekend in Silence

I don’t know exactly what attracted me to the idea of a silent retreat last April at Woolman Hill in […]

Mary Stacie attends Hartford (Conn.) Meeting. Another silent retreat is scheduled at Woolman Hill in April. © 2001 Mary Stacie

Posted in: Features, March 2001
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Loida Fernandez

Conversation with Loida Fernandez focuses on family, Quakers, and her current work. Her life seems shaped by her Quaker heritage […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, retired as executive director of AFSC in 2000. © 2001 Kara Newell

Posted in: Features, March 2001
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Friends and Other Quakers

Identity as a Quaker, a member of the Religious Society of Friends, is hard won. With no liturgy to speak […]

Sally Miller, a member of Syracuse (N.Y.) Meeting, was a representative from New York Yearly Meeting to Friends World Committee for Consultation for 12 years, after which she was co-opted for 3.

Posted in: Features, February 2001
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Bringing Quaker Values to the Classroom

I realize I’m not unbiased in my thinking about the subject of this special issue. I suspect that none of […]

Posted in: Features, January 2001
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