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The Courageous Many

Learn the many ways AFSC engages with Friends today.

Lucy Duncan serves American Friends Service Committee as director of Friends Relations and is a storyteller and member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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The Distressed Body: Rethinking Illness, Imprisonment, and Healing

By Drew Leder. University of Chicago Press, 2016. 304 pages. $30/paperback or eBook. To be human means to lead both [鈥

A physician practicing in Virginia, Margaret Fisher is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

By Carol Anderson. Bloomsbury, 2016. 256 pages. $26/hardcover; $17/paperback; $18.99/eBook. [Buy on Quakerbooks] A lot of attention has been given to [鈥

Patience Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and the Annapolis Human Relations Commission.


Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
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Le Flambeau School of Driving

By Peggy Senger Morrison. Unction Press, 2016. 314 pages. $15/paperback; $10/eBook. Rarely have I read a book focused on our [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. He has recently written on the psalms as spiritual directors.


Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Bridging the Gap

Finding a way to communicate with those on both sides of violent crime.

Phyllis B. Taylor is a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Besides her work with victims and the incarcerated, she is a wife, mother, and grandmother and a resource person for those facing end-of-life issues.


Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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End Slavery for All

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John Andrew Gallery lives in Philadelphia, Pa. He can be contacted at jagphila@mac.com.


Posted in: September 2016, Viewpoint
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Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000

By Kris Hermes. PM Press, 2015. 336 pages. $22.95/paperback. The author, a legal worker (non-lawyer) member of the National Lawyers [鈥

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney member of the National Lawyers Guild, off and on depending on the pressure to support military or violent solutions within the local chapter.


Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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A Quaker Voice in Indiana

An interview with Grace Miller of Indiana Friends Committee on Legislation.

Grace Miller was born and raised in Indianapolis, Ind., (鈥淗oosier true through and through鈥) and grew up attending Irvington Meeting in Indianapolis. She believes that folks from Indiana are kind, loving, and warm people who are also serious and hard working. Grace was interviewed by Friends Journal associate editor Gail Whiffen Coyle.


Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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Building a Movement

Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow: an organizing guide

By Daniel Hunter. The Veterans of Hope Project, 2015. 71 pages. $10/paperback; $4/eBook. A number of yearly meetings have been [鈥

Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets, including Living Our Testimony on Equality: A White Friend鈥檚 Experience.


Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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Podcast reading of 鈥淩educing Violence from Within鈥

From Reducing Violence from Within: In light of the numerous black civilian deaths by police this year, including those in [鈥


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