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Elisabeth Brewster Potts Brown

Brown鈥擡lisabeth Brewster Potts Brown, 78, on July 6, 2018, of an unexpected heart attack, in her beloved summer home in [鈥

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Christopher Henry Hodgkin

Hodgkin鈥擟hristopher Henry Hodgkin, 74, on June 11, 2018, at home in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Wash. Christopher was born [鈥

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My Favorite Non鈥怮uaker Quaker, Remembering John C. Bogle

Perhaps his favorite quote was: 鈥淚 expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I [鈥

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist, member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and trustee of Friends Publishing Corporation.


Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Remembrance
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Mary Dearden Shaw

Shaw鈥擬ary Dearden Shaw, 92, on April 3, 2018, in State College, Pa. Mardy was born on November 14, 1925, in [鈥

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Treading Water at the Shark Caf茅: A Memoir of the Yugoslav Wars

By Lyndon Back. Open Books Press, 2018. 248 pages. $17.95/paperback; $3.99/eBook. In the early 1990s, Lyndon Back was living in [鈥

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum August 2018

Letters from our readers.

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Agnes Miyo Moriuchi and Steven Elkinton

Married on September 3, 2017, under the care of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Mary and William Dyer: Quaker Light and Puritan Ambition in Early New England

By Johan Winsser. Self鈥恜ublished, 2017. 345 pages (includes appendix and extensive notes). $24.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Mary Dyer鈥檚 story as a Quaker [鈥

Gwen Gosney Erickson lives in Greensboro, N.C., where she is employed as the Quaker librarian and college archivist at Guilford College. She currently serves as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). Her first encounters with Mary Dyer were as a six-year-old sitting on the statue at Earlham College.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Family Is Family

I am adopted. Both my mom and my dad are white. Both of my sisters are also white. My brother [鈥

Abel Rupertus, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

By Dori Jones Yang. SparkPress, 2017. 256 pages. $12.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 10鈥14. It seems almost anticlimactic when the [鈥

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.


Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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