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The MK <i>St. Louis</i> surrounded by smaller vessels in the port of Havana, via Wikimedia.

Pacifism Revisited

By avoiding pacifism in the twentieth century, we skirted opportunities to unlearn racism.

Katherine HawkerSelf lives in St. Louis, Mo.

Posted in: Humor in Religion, Viewpoint
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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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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.

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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