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Civility Can Be Dangerous

In 1934, AFSC co‐founder Henry Cadbury advised Jewish rabbis to be gentler on Hitler. Is civility a substitute for morality?

Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at the American Friends Service Committee.


Posted in: Meetings and Money, Online Features
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We Answered with Love: Pacifist Service in World War I

Edited by Nancy Learned Haines. Pleasant Green Books, 2016. 412 pages. $19.95/paperback. In 1917 Mary Peabody and Leslie Hotson were […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and is the co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at Brown University and the author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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TheAnti_War

The Anti‐War: Peace Finds the Purpose of a Peculiar People

By Douglas Gwyn. Inner Light Books, 2016. 208 pages. $30/hardcover; $17.50/paperback. Doug Gwyn may have given more thought to the […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian and theologian. He is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Essential Elias Hicks is his most recent book for Friends.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum: June/July 2016

A resource for Quakers to connect Your feature “Quaker Works” (FJ Apr.) serves a very current need. In their reorganizations, […]

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A Pacifist’s Defense of the Media

Journalistic integrity and speaking truth to media power. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To […]

Justin Leverett is a practicing Quaker with roots in Reform Judaism. He lives near Portland, Ore., working as a barista and blogging during free time. He is deeply informed by his time in Quaker Voluntary Service as a fellow in Atlanta, Ga., from 2012 to 2013. His passions include media, French language and culture, and music.


Posted in: Features, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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Online Forum: Pacifism and Peace

One of the most important testimonies of the Quaker faith is peace. In times of war, Quakers have a long […]

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