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David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Racism.
Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
Student Voices: “Our world is killing people who might not have even committed the crime they’ve been sentenced for. People […]
Dear President Donald Trump, Being under 18, I had no say in the election, but I would like to mention […]
Student Voices: "The system is rigged. Too many people are being incarcerated, especially minorities due to the color of their skin. A way to help fix this problem would be to have police officers go through extensive training and wear body cameras at all times."
Posted in: Quaker Summers, Student Voices Project, Uncategorized
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
By Drew Leder. University of Chicago Press, 2016. 304 pages. $30/paperback or eBook. To be human means to lead both […]
A physician practicing in Virginia, Margaret Fisher is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals.
Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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 […]
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
By Peggy Senger Morrison. Unction Press, 2016. 314 pages. $15/paperback; $10/eBook. Rarely have I read a book focused on our […]
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
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
John Andrew Gallery lives in Philadelphia, Pa. He can be contacted at jagphila
Posted in: September 2016, Viewpoint
By Kris Hermes. PM Press, 2015. 336 pages. $22.95/paperback. The author, a legal worker (non‐lawyer) member of the National Lawyers […]
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
To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken