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Nonviolence in America: A Documentary History (Third Edition)

Edited by Staughton Lynd and Alice Lynd. Orbis Books, 2018. 456 pages. $50/paperback.

David Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world and Holocaust history. His first book, Small Miracle: A Holocaust Story from France, will be published this year.

Posted in: March 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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Marie Hausman

Hausman—Marie Hausman, 103, on February 5, 2018, in Bradenton, Fla. Marie was born to Elizabeth and August Henkel on July […]

Posted in: Milestones, Quaker Kids
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Frank Rouse Huff Jr.

Huff—Frank Rouse Huff Jr., 68, on March 4, 2018, after losing his struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Bo, as he was […]

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Grace Kyoko Noda

Noda—Grace Kyoko Noda, 98, on March 14, 2018, at her home in Davis, Calif., peacefully. Grace was born on January […]

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Among Friends: Is Conscience Coming Back in Style?

Our introduction to the October 2017 issue.

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

Posted in: Among Friends, Conscience
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How Far Can We Take Thou Shalt Not Judge?

Can we examine our judgements and find reasons to understand?

Rebecca Payne is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich. She works for the State of Michigan. She is on the board of the Greater Lansing Peace Education Center and edits the Peace Notes newsletter.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
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Stephen Allen Hawk

Hawk—Stephen Allen Hawk, 73, on March 10, 2017, in Chicago, Ill., after a long illness. Steve was born on July […]

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The Courageous Many

Learn the many ways AFSC engages with Friends today.

Lucy Duncan serves American Friends Service Committee as director of Friends Relations and is a storyteller and member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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A Centennial History of the American Friends Service Committee

By Gregory A. Barnes. Friends Press, 2016. 498 pages. $24.95/paperback. At the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists in 1994, […]

Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting. He has written extensively on Quaker history since 1800.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton’s Advice to Peacemakers

By Jim Forest. Orbis Books, 2016. 224 pages. $25/paperback; $20.50/eBook. Jim Forest was Thomas Merton’s longtime friend and colleague in […]

Bill Chapman is a member of Indianapolis First Friends Meeting in Indiana. Bill is also the clerk of the Indiana Friends Committee on Legislation.

Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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