The August 2015 Viewpoint
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By Emerson W. Baker. Oxford University Press, 2014. 398 pages. $29.95/hardcover; $21.99/eBook. Emerson W. Baker’s book begins on a surprising […]
Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. His great-aunt nine times removed, Mary Parker, was one of the women hanged in 1692.Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
A spiritual practice of integrity in communications.
Elizabeth De Sa is a writer, mother, teacher, and practitioner of Nonviolent Communication. Of Indian descent, she grew up in England and now lives in intentional community in North Carolina. She attends Swannanoa Valley Meeting in Black Mountain, N.C. She is the author of Pendle Hill pamphlet #414, Seeking Inner Peace. Her website is innerpeace-outerpeace.org.Posted in: Features, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists
The early Quaker words and their implications are haunting. No matter how deeply our sense of justice is affronted and […]
Ralph Lelii lives in Elkins Park, Pa.Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, Viewpoint
Joining a meeting does not purify us of racism.
Dwight L. Wilson, father of four sons and member of Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meeting, worked as an educator at Oakwood Friends School, Moorestown Friends School, and Friends School in Detroit. He also served as Friends General Conference general secretary and writes historical novels, including Sarah’s Song and Out of the Shadow of Darkness.Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
Viewpoint The Peace Testimony and the Enduring Light of Christ When George Fox was sent to turn people from darkness […]
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
Is it easier to talk about the testimonies than about God?
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
How do we testify, and to what?
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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