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Introduction: New England Yearly Meeting Friends Explore their Relationship with Friends United Meeting

A series on New England Yearly Meeting’s discernment over the challenges of their relationship with Friends United Meeting, and with […]

Martin Kelley is editor of Friends Journal.

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Twin Cities Meeting and Same‐Gender Marriage

This November, Twin Cities Meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota, approved a minute stating that our meeting will no longer perform […]

Lydia Caros is a member of Twin Cities Meeting in St. Paul, Minn.

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Clashing with the ‘B’ Word: Homophobia in Liberal Quakerism

Now that we are addressing the issue of same‐gender marriages in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, I think it is pertinent to […]

Alvin J. Figueroa, a member of Westfield (N.J.) Meeting. is associate professor of Modern Languages, Gender Studies, and Religious Studies at the College of New Jersey. He is also a candidate for a master of arts in Quaker Studies at Earlham School of Religion. He lives with his spouse, Gary, a Buddhist, in Rancocas Historic Village.

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Homosexuality and the Bible: One Quaker’s Response to the Pope

“Speaking on Monday, Pope Benedict said that saving humanity from homosexual or transsexual behavior was as important as protecting the […]

Steve Chase, a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting, is the founding director of Antioch University New England's graduate program in Environmental Advocacy and Organizing. He is also the editor of "The Well-Trained Activist" blog at http://eaop-blog.blogspot.com.

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Two Moms Are Better than One

Finally, the conductor collected our train tickets. “Good. Everyone’s straight now,” he said. “I’m not,” replied my mother. The conductor […]

Christina "Nina" Huether-Burns was welcomed into Pittsburgh (Pa.) Meeting as a toddler. She currently attends various meetings in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Her interests are in human rights, education, working with children, Spanish, and community development. A senior at The Barrie School, she wrote this as her college application essay. She plans to attend Earlham College.

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