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Julien Davies Cornell: Gentle Quaker, Determined Litigator

In December 1994, the New York Times published an obituary titled “Julien Cornell, 83, The Defense Lawyer in Ezra Pound […]

Charles F. Howlett is assistant professor of graduate education at Malloy College on Long Island, N.Y. He is the editor of the book The American Peace Movement, 1890-2000: The Emergence of a New Scholarly Discipline.


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Guantanamo Witness Relief

Few people were talking about Guantanamo when a group of Humboldt (Calif.) Meeting members began laboring over a response to […]

Fred Adler, Andrea Armin-Hoiland, Carol Cruickshank, Margaret Thomas Kelso, Richard Recklefs,, and Karin Salzmann are the members of the Humboldt (Calif.) Meeting Guantanamo Group.


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Contemplating Torture

When U.S. political leaders debate the ethics and efficacy of torture, we need to consider how our country arrived at […]

William Nichols serves on the executive committee of American Friends Service Committee, Great Lakes Region. He is retired from Denison University, where he was a teacher and administrator. His essay "Light beyond the War Clouds" appeared in Friends Journal, September 2005. He is at work on a Vietnam-era memoir, Collateral Damage at Fox Creek.


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Auburn Prison Friends Meeting after 30 Years

In 2005 Auburn Prison Quaker Meeting will observe its 30th year of continuous existence. Meeting time is 9–11 a.m. every […]

Edward Stabler, a member of Syracuse (N.Y.) Meeting, is a retired professor of Computer Engineering at Syracuse University. He attended the first worship session at Auburn Prison and the first Alternatives to Violence Project workshop there.


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To Friends: A Call to Duty

Friendship is an abundant self‐expression of giving, helping, caring, and expecting, existing in every corner of our world. So enticing […]

Ismael Meléndez is a member of Eastern Prison Preparative Meeting in Napanoch, N.Y.


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Service: Prisoners Doing Ministry

Some time ago I heard a story about a visitor to a Quaker meeting. After a while the visitor leaned […]

John Mandala is clerk of the Sing Sing Worship Group in Ossining, New York.


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Amachi: Faith‐Based Mentoring to Children of Prisoners

Amachi is a national initiative to provide caring, committed mentors to the children of prisoners. 🔒


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