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By Brenda Bevan Remmes. Lake Union, 2016. 290 pages. $14.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook. [Buy at QuakerBooks] The Quaker Caf茅 series continues! Friends [鈥

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Forum October 2016

Letters from readers.

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We Think We鈥檙e Separate

Quaker honesty requires us to acknowledge what we are addressing and what we are ignoring.

Robin Mohr has served as executive secretary of the Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas since 2011. She and her husband, Christopher, are members of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and have two sons, now in high school and college.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
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The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement

By William J. Barber II, with Jonathan Wilson鈥怘artgrove. Beacon Press, 2016. 138 pages. $24.95/hardcover; $16/paperback; $23.99/eBook. Many of us still [鈥

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Third Reconstruction

It鈥檚 time to get America above the snake line of racial oppression.

Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, is founder of Repairers of the Breach, chief architect of the Forward Together Moral Mondays Movement, and author of The Third Reconstruction (Beacon Press).

漏 American Friends Service Committee. This article is adapted from a talk given to AFSC鈥檚 Corporation Meeting in March. AFSC has been supporting Rev. Barber's Repairers of the Breach revival tour in several cities. The full talk is available at afsc.org/barber.

Posted in: Features, September 2016
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Jake鈥檚 Chickens

Motherhood and science fairs.

Jane Purcell currently teaches at Scattergood Friends School, and is working on a piece about the history of Ladies鈥 Shakespeare Clubs in Iowa. In 2006, the University of California Press published her book Not of an Age, but for All Time, about rare and early editions of Shakespeare鈥檚 works.

Posted in: Features, February 2016
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Let鈥檚 Grow Together: Interview with Meredith and Michael Carlone

Let鈥檚 Grow Together interviews those new to Friends.

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service鈥檚 second-year Alumni Fellows program.

Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Let's Grow Together
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Among Friends: The Virtue of Cooperation

Introduction to the issue.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of聽Friends Journal.聽

Posted in: Among Friends, October 2015: Faithful Living
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Realizing Wholeness: Reflections from a Gay Palestinian Quaker

Our souls are able to hold all the various parts of who we are.

Sa鈥檈d Atshan is a visiting assistant professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College. He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
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Forum September 2015

Letters from our readers

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