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Wills Passmore

Passmore鈥擶ills Passmore, 88, on October 13, 2015, at Crozer鈥怌hester Medical Center in Chester, Pa. Wills was born on August 25, [鈥

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Twisted Shapes of Light

By William Jolliff. Cascade Books, 2015. 81 pages. $13/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The poems in Twisted Shapes of Light by William Jolliff [鈥

Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary鈥檚 College of Maryland and served as Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2004 to 2009. He and his wife, Kathleen, offer retreats that fuse Parker J. Palmer鈥檚 Courage and Renewal work with reading and writing poetry. Their next retreat will be at Kirkridge in October 2016 (see kirkridge.org).

Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Supporting Post鈥恡raumatic Stress Disorder Victims

Understanding the cluster of symptoms of PTSD and the role of religious community.

Jack Ciancio is a member of Ararat (N.C.) Meeting. He is a veteran, retired psychiatric nurse, educator, and author of Where Christ Presides: A Quaker Perspective on Moral Discernment (Redemption Press). He is currently working on a book on the Gospel of Mark.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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Meant to Be For Some Purpose

I was 47 when I drove four other rabbis in my teal Windstar minivan from Philadelphia to the Catskills for [鈥

Jacob J. Staub is a writer, rabbi and teacher. He serves as Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Spirituality at The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, Pa.聽He can be reached at聽jacobstaub.net.

Posted in: August 2012: Sustainable Travel, Departments
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Last Date at Friends Fellowship

(in memory of Mary Elizabeth Long) On my last visit, we had the white鈥恡ablecloth lunch in the Friends Fellowship dining [鈥

Peter Anderson used to teach in the Ministry of Writing Program at Earlham School of Religion. He now teaches writing at Adams State College in Alamosa, Col., and lives with his family on the western slope of the Sangre de Cristo Range.

Posted in: Departments
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Friends and the Interfaith Peace Movement

Our country and the world were shaken to the core by the events of September 11, 2001. In response, we [鈥

Anthony Manousos is a member of Santa Monica (Calif.) Meeting and the editor of Friends Bulletin. He serves on Friends General Conference's Christian Interfaith Relations Committee, on South Coast Interfaith Council (in Long Beach), and on Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (in Pasadena). He is the author of the pamphlet Islam from a Quaker Perspective (2002).

Posted in: Features
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Blessings by Accident

Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for [鈥

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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