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Discovering Fellowship among African American Friends

In 1992, shortly after I joined Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting and officially became a Quaker, it was announced on public [โ€ฆ]

Elmyra (Amhara) Powell is a member of Orange Grove (Calif.) Meeting and the only Quaker in her entire extended family. A retired trial attorney and former student of theology who was eventually drawn to the mystical aspects of Quakerism, she pursues a ministry of encouraging and supporting other Friends in their ministries and in their spiritual lives.


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U.S. Quakers: Hybrid Corn?

Years ago I heard our gifted Quaker economist-philosopher-poet Kenneth Boulding compare U.S. Quakers to hybrid corn. His interesting observation was [โ€ฆ]

William Edgerton is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Gratefully dedicated to the memory of Kenneth Boulding (1910โ€“1993), Quaker economist, philosopher, poet, and spiritual leader.


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Bringing Quaker Values to the Classroom

I realize Iโ€™m not unbiased in my thinking about the subject of this special issue. I suspect that none of [โ€ฆ]


Posted in: Features, January 2001
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