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On Love

The Greek language has three words for the one English word “love.” I do not read Greek, and although I […]

John Andrew Gallery is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of the Pendle Hill Pamphlet Reflections from a Prayer Vigil for Peace, and of The Planning of Center City Philadelphia: From William Penn to the Present (2007).


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An Obligation of Peace within a Play of Power

On a normal Friday morning, my partner had already left for work and the children and I assumed our usual […]

Seres Kyrie currently lives near Madison, Wis., with her partner Ash, where they homeschool their two children, Finn and Leaf.


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The Immorality of Patriotism

Our country is the world, our countrymen are all mankind. We love the land of our nativity only as we […]

Tony White, an attender at Pennsdale (Pa.) Meeting, teaches Philosophy at Pennsylvania College of Technology and Misericordia University.


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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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On The Value Of Conflict

Unresolved conflict can leave a relationship so broken that people are unable to find a way back to one other.

George Lakey, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, is a nonviolent activist, author, and the founder of Training for Change. This article is adapted from a plenary speech at the 2010 Friends General Conference Gathering.


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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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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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Explaining the Peace Testimony

There are some questions Quakers get used to answering over and over—about Friends schools, about silence, about our perceived relationship […]

Rachel Kincaid is a member of North Shore Meeting in Beverly, Mass.


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My Visit to Gaza with the Gaza Freedom March

On the first anniversary of the war on Gaza, known as Operation Cast Lead, close to 1,400 people from more […]

David Hartsough, a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting, is director of Peaceworkers (see http://​www​.peaceworkersus​.org) and co-founder of Nonviolent Peaceforce (see http://www.nonviolentpeaceforceorg). He recently spent a month in Palestine and Israel co-leading an interfaith peacebuilding delegation. He can be reached at [email protected]​igc.​org.


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Active Nonviolence and the Nickel Mines Tragedy

In his very thoughtful article about the Nickel Mines tragedy, “Forgiveness: An Amish Lesson for the Rest of Us?” (FJ […]

John Humphries is a memeber of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting.


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