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Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, and the Middle East: A Memoir

By Ron Young. Resource Publications, 2014. 299 pages. $35/paperback; $9.99/eBook. I finished Ron Young’s Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, […]

Max L. Carter is retiring this year as the William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College.

Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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What We Stand On and The Door In

What We Stand On By Paul Christiansen. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (Number 429), 2014. 29 pages. $7/pamphlet. The Door In By […]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind,) Meeting. He is an avid follower of others’ personal journeys, and in a recent Pendle Hill pamphlet reflected on his own.

Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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Student Voices: Inspiration

Students respond to inspirational quotes.

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Books February 2013

Reviewed this month: Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. By Rabbi Michael Lerner. Reviewed by […]

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Toward a More Balanced Analysis of Zionism

Steve Chase, in his Reflection “Recovering a Forgotten Zionist Vision for Peace?” in the April issue of Friends Journal, offers […]

Allan Kohrman, a retired professor of history and English, is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting. His pamphlet Quakers and Jews is available from QuakerBooks of FGC.

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Calls to witness, calls to charity

As I write this, I can’t help but note the many powerful world events unfolding in 2011. We have seen […]

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Remembering a Forgotten Zionist Vision for Peace?

I was inspired after reading Bob Dockhorn’s review in Friends Journal about Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta’s book Refusing To Be Enemies: Palestinian […]

Steve Chase is a member of the Putney (Vt.) Meeting and the founding director of Antioch University New England's Graduate Environmental Studies Program in Advocacy for Social Justice and Sustainability. He has had a long-standing interest in Middle East peace initiatives.

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To See Jesus in Holy Land Travails

We traveled to Israel‐Palestine at the end of September for three weeks to see the situation ourselves, to show our […]

R. Melvin Keiser, a member of Swannanoa Valley Meeting in Black Mountain, N.C., is emeritus professor of Religious Studies at Guilford College.

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Finding the Fearsome and the Fearful in Pakistan

By Nancy Kaufmann Before and during my visit to Pakistan, I encountered the question— often with looks of disbelief or […]

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Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation (Book Review Essay)

In this compilation of essays and interviews with activists who share a commitment to nonviolence, Maxine Kaufman‐Lacusta makes no pretense […]

Robert Dockhorn, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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