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Coā€curricular Learning in the Quaker and Special Collections

A look behind the scenes at Haverford Library Quaker and Special Collections.

Mary Crauderueff is the curator of the Quaker Collections at Haverford College. She grew up as a member at Radnor (Pa.) Meeting, and currently attends Germantown Mennonite Church in Philadelphia. She loves hiking in the Wissahickon, drinking espresso, and working toward decolonizing the archives field in theory and practice.


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Crostini with Olive Tapenadeā€¦ and Tea

Friends find a tasty way to raise funds for the meeting library.

Ruthie Tippin is a recorded Friends minister. She has served in pastoral ministry in West Branch, Iowa, and most recently at First Friends Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. Now retired, Ruthie continues to serve Friends in various ways as a retreat speaker, worship leader, and encourager to meetings and their members.


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Writing Opp: Quakers and the Holy Land

In March 2018 Friends Journal is publishing an issue on religion and politics in the Middle East. We could have [ā€¦]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Email: [email protected]


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Forum October 2017

Letters and comments from our readers. šŸ”’


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God Still Speaks to the Quakers

A group of activists from many faith traditions work together to protest drone warfare. šŸ”’

John Amidon is a longtime attender of Albany (N.Y.) Meeting. A video of this action may be seen at: fdsj.nl/HancockAFB-video and fdsj.nl/nativity-protest.


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The author (left) in AFSC's New York Metro Regional Office, with Jerald Ciekot and J. Collett. Photo courtesy of AFSC Archives.

An AFSC Defense of the Rights of Conscience

The Case of the United States of America vs. Daniel A. Seeger

Daniel A. Seeger is a member of Morningside Meeting in New York City. He has served as executive director of Pendle Hill, as interim general secretary of American Friends Service Committee, and as an AFSC regional director in New York and San Francisco.


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The Advantage of History: An Interview with Timothy Snyder

Friends Journal interviews the author of the bestā€selling book on resisting the rise of American authoritarianism.

Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of a number of works of European history, including Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin and Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. He appears regularly in both Europe and the United States as a commentator on politics and history. With the recent publication of On Tyranny, he has been engaged in public work in American civics. His next book, The Origins of Unfreedom, will be published in April 2018.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director ofĀ Friends Journal.


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Gertrude Parnell Marshall

Marshallā€”Gertrude Parnell Marshall, 104, on September 28, 2016, in Medford, N.J. Gertrude was born on August 3, 1912, in Germantown, [ā€¦]

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Sumnerā€”Frederick Sumner, 92, on January 15, 2017, in Cooperstown, N.Y. Ted was born on February 25, 1924, in Ithaca, N.Y., [ā€¦]

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Forum, August 2017

Letters from our readers.


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