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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]鈥媐riendsjournal.鈥媜rg


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鈥擲tephen Allen Hawk, 73, on March 10, 2017, in Chicago, Ill., after a long illness. Steve was born on July [鈥

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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, [鈥

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鈥檚 Advice to Peacemakers

By Jim Forest. Orbis Books, 2016. 224 pages. $25/paperback; $20.50/eBook. Jim Forest was Thomas Merton鈥檚 longtime friend and colleague in [鈥

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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Quaker Works October 2016

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations.

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The Billboard

A hand-painted sign along a highway starts a slow path to Friends.

Andrew Glazier is a nursery manager growing native California plants for restoration projects and has written for various gardening publications. He attended Visalia (Calif.) Meeting for five years before becoming a member.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker
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Quakers: That of God in Everyone

Directed by Isaac Stambaugh, written by Donne Hayden. Rebel Pilgrim Productions, 2015. 90 minutes. $19.99/DVD. Having never reviewed a video [鈥

Larry Ingle is an historian of Quakerism and a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting. He is retired from the History Department of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. His book Nixon鈥檚 First Cover-up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President was published in 2015.


Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Kale Alonzo Williams Jr.

Williams鈥擪ale Alonzo Williams Jr., 90, on January 7, 2016, at home in Boulder, Colo. Kale was born on August 7, [鈥

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