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ChoosingPeace

Choosing Peace: The Catholic Church Returns to Gospel Nonviolence

Edited by Marie Dennis. Orbis Books, 2018. 272 pages. $25/paperback; $20.50/eBook.

Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and the manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC).
An earlier version of this review was published in the September 2019 issue of International Journal on World Peace.

Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Why I Am a Pacifist

By Tim Gee. Christian Alternative Books, 2019. 88 pages. $10.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook. If the pilgrim鈥檚 path is never easy, how does [鈥

Jerry Mizell Williams is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
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Barbara Cooper Rosen

Rosen鈥擝arbara Cooper Rosen, 89, on December 19, 2018, peacefully, at home in Ashland, Ore. Barbara was born on April 10, [鈥

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HowCanPacifist

How Can Pacifists Support Our Troops?

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WhyImNotPacifist

Why I鈥檓 Not a Pacifist

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Six Seasons of QuakerSpeak

Our pick of noteworthy videos from each season.

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Gracia Elizabeth Hobson Hiatt

Hiatt鈥擥racia Elizabeth Hobson Hiatt, 76, on October 13, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo., of complications from acute myeloid leukemia, surrounded [鈥

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Lens on Syria: A Photographic Tour of Its Ancient and Modern Culture

By Daniel Demeter. Just World Books, 2016. 304 pages. $49.99/hardcover; $29.99/paperback. While I do know a fair amount about photography, [鈥

Brent Bill is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love will be released in September 2019.

Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
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How I Found God in Competitive Sports

How can we explore the edge of our abilities?

Jon Watts is a Quaker living in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. He enjoys volleyball, tennis, and trying to beat his own record for hiking the length of the Wissahickon Valley. When he鈥檚 not competing, Jon is interviewing Quakers for the QuakerSpeak project or composing Quaker-related music.

Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?
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David Hartsough with Dr. Tiznoykek in Iran. Photo courtesy the author.

An American Casualty of U.S. Economic Sanctions on Iran

A Quaker activist learns first鈥恏and about the medical costs of U.S. sanctions.

David Hartsough is a Quaker from San Francisco, author of Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist, director of Peaceworkers, and co-founder of World Beyond War and Nonviolent Peaceforce.

For more info on the trip, see Code Pink's "Blogs from Iran." For more info on the effect of U.S. sanctions on Iran, see World Beyond War's "Iranian Sanctions: Iraq Redux?" and "Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran."

This article was originally printed online on April 12, 2019.

Posted in: Humor in Religion, Witness
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