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Categorically Not the Testimonies

Pulling the Quaker testimonies from their boxes.

Eric Moon is a member of Berkeley (Calif.) Meeting, currently clerk of College Park Quarterly Meeting, and past clerk of Pacific Yearly Meeting. He has worked for over two decades for the West Region of the American Friends Service Committee. He is a new grandparent, ridiculously enamored of Gabriel and Ruby.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2013: Quaker Testimonies
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Reclaiming Our Divine Birthright

Is it easier to talk about the testimonies than about God? 馃敀

Patricia Barber is a member of Goose Creek Meeting in Lincoln, Va. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, she is a freelance writer who now lives with her family in Keedysville, Md. She blogs at headuponastone.blogspot.com.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2013: Quaker Testimonies
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Reviving our Testimonies

How do we testify, and to what? 馃敀

Michael D. Levi is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, where he serves as clerk of the Ministry and Worship committee and assistant clerk of the meeting. At work he tries to make economic data accessible and intelligible. At home Michael likes to cook, play bridge, and hang out with his family.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2013: Quaker Testimonies
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Books November 2012

Our annual extensive selection of books

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The Spirit of Mediation

The Spirit of Mediation

The Friends Peace Testimony points out a different approach.

Erik Cleven is a PhD candidate in political science at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He is a member of Lafayette Meeting in West Lafayette, Ind. Before starting graduate school, he spent many years working with conflict transformation and inter-ethnic dialogue in many different countries. Erik is writing his dissertation about ethnic violence in Kenya and Kosovo.聽This article is adapted from a plenary speech at the 2012 Friends General Conference Gathering</a>.


Posted in: Features, September 2012
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S鈥怭鈥怚鈥怌鈥怑鈥怱: The Quaker Testimonies

This model of Friends testimonies is incorporated into the school鈥檚 curriculum.


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Quaker Money, Old Money, and White Privilege

鈥淎s a birthright Friend, she really knew her antiques.鈥 This comment opened a testimony to the life of a beloved [鈥

Elizabeth Cazden, a member of Concord (N.H.) Meeting, is a writer, Quaker historian, and former lawyer. She is currently researching Quaker slave-owning in Rhode Island.


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Outreach Is Just Another Word for Sharing

鈥淲e are also to be witnesses for God, and to propagate his life in the world, to be instruments in [鈥

Kathy Hersh is a member of Miami (Fla.) Meeting.


Posted in: Features, February 2001
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