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Calls to witness, calls to charity

As I write this, I can鈥檛 help but note the many powerful world events unfolding in 2011. We have seen [鈥

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On Not Becoming Complacent

Like many鈥攊f not most鈥攅merging religious movements, Quakerism arose in 17th鈥恈entury England in a posture of challenging the established authority. This [鈥

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The Immorality of Patriotism

Our country is the world, our countrymen are all mankind. We love the land of our nativity only as we [鈥

Tony White, an attender at Pennsdale (Pa.) Meeting, teaches Philosophy at Pennsylvania College of Technology and Misericordia University.

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A Quaker Reconsiders the Draft

When the Universal Military Training and Service Act expired in June 1973, I was overjoyed, like most Friends in the [鈥

Larry Ingle, a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting, is a historian and author of First Among Friends: George Fox and the Creation of Quakerism and Quakers in Conflict: The Hicksite Reformation.

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The Meaning of Universalism

I remember when I became a Quaker. I was a teenager, and a Quaker couple, Mary Lee and Lee Comer, [鈥

Phil H. Gulley, pastor of Fairfield Friends Meeting in Camby, Ind., is the author of 17 books, including If Grace Is True, If God Is Love, and If the Church Were Christian.

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The Devine Center and Communal Nurture

鈥淵ou will say, Christ saith this, and the apostles saith this, but what canst thou say? Art thou a child [鈥

Lynn Fitz-Hugh, clerk of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash., is a therapist. This "was given" to her as a message while visiting Arizona Half-Yearly Meeting of Intermountain Yearly Meeting.

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On The Value Of Conflict

Unresolved conflict can leave a relationship so broken that people are unable to find a way back to one other.

George Lakey, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, is a nonviolent activist, author, and the founder of Training for Change.聽This article is adapted from a plenary speech at the 2010 Friends General Conference Gathering.

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When Quakers Disagree

Guess what? Quakers have disagreements among themselves and in their monthly meetings for business. Nothing unusual about that鈥 we鈥檙e human, [鈥

Arthur, a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., is associate executive secretary of Friends Committee on National Legislation.

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Should Quakers Support Climate Engineering?

Ethical Decision鈥怣aking in Risk Environments The rise of complex technologies has thrown ethical decision making for a loop. The risk [鈥

Keith Helmuth, a member of New Brunswick Monthly Meeting in Canada, is one of the founders of the Quaker Institute for the Future and is the secretary of its Board.

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The 2009 Quaker Women鈥檚 Conference: Radical Woman 鈥 Abiding Love!

In order to hear another鈥檚 perspective, one must be an open channel: to the other person鈥檚 needs, expressions, to your [鈥

Pamela Draper, a member of London Grove (Pa.) Meeting, is currently worshiping with the West Philadelphia Worship Group. She is a graduate student studying music therapy at Temple University and is a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Young Adult Friends Working Group.

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