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Quakers and Capitalism

At the World Conference of Friends held at Guilford College in North Carolina in 1967, some young Friends crossed over […]

Steven Dale Davison, a member of Yardley (Pa.) Meeting, is currently working on two books: a new reading of the Gospel with a focus on ecological issues, and an economic history of Friends and a history of Quaker economics, with some thoughts toward a Quaker economic testimony.

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Friends and the Stock Market

Are Quakers involved in the stock market, and if so, why? My own conclusion is that the stock market is […]

Teddy Milne, a founding member of Northampton (Mass.) Meeting, is a writer and a songwriter. She has been a co-director of Powell House, a clerk of Friends General Conference's Publication Committee, a member of Quaker Home Service in Britain Yearly Meeting, and has led Quaker tour groups to Britain's 1652 country and to the former USSR.

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Friends’ Attitudes toward Business in the USA

Unprogrammed liberal Friends today seem publicly almost uniformly negative about most business activity. I have been to talks at Pendle […]

Mark S. Cary is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa., and currently a staff biostatistician at University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine after many years in business. He has been conducting surveys for Friends for over 20 years. An earlier version of this article appeared as "Classic Liberal Quaker Letter No. 40" at The Quaker Economist Online at http://tqe.quaker.org.

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Why Young Friends Should Consider a Career in Business

At the time that the Religious Society of Friends first began in England, one had to be a member of […]

Paul Neumann is the president and CEO of Universal Woods. Lee Thomas is chair of the board of Universal Woods, and he teaches business principles at Bellarmine University School of Business. Both are members of Louisville (Ky.) Meeting.

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Common Good Bank: A Society to Benefit Everyone

The Accidental Banker As Gregor awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed into a gigantic cockroach. —Franz […]

William Spademan is a longtime attender at Mount Toby Meeting in Leverett, Massachusetts. He provides computer support, programming, and low-cost web hosting to individuals and small businesses.

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Queries and Advices on Money

The Quaker Testimonies of Simplicity and Stewardship are the foundation of our spiritual relationship with money. According to Faith and […]

Frank Piocos, a public defender, attends Billings (Mont.) Meeting

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Quaker Money, Old Money, and White Privilege

“As a birthright Friend, she really knew her antiques.” This comment opened a testimony to the life of a beloved […]

Elizabeth Cazden, a member of Concord (N.H.) Meeting, is a writer, Quaker historian, and former lawyer. She is currently researching Quaker slave-owning in Rhode Island.

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