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Antiwar Dissent and Peace Activism in World War I America: A Documentary Reader

Edited by Scott H. Bennett and Charles F. Howlett. University of Nebraska Press, 2014. 400 pages. $30/paperback. I have of [鈥

J. E. McNeil is executive director of On the Level, a nonpartisan advocacy organization, and a member of Friends Meeting of Washington, D.C. She has spent most of her adult life working for peace as an attorney, a lobbyist, and the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War from 1999 to 2010.


Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age

By James Carroll. Viking, 2014. 352 pages. $30/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. In every age, Christ has presented a challenge: to interpret, to [鈥

Brian Drayton is a member of Weare (N.H.) meeting.


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What Quakers and Catholics Might Learn from One Another

Balancing head and heart in two spiritual homes.

John Pitts Corry is a long time member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa., and feels like a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting during the nine months of each year when he and his wife, Betty, live in Albuquerque. He is also a member of John XXIII Catholic Community in Albuquerque and has a long association with the Norbertines in Paoli, Pa., and Albuquerque.


Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
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Student Voices: Visual Arts

Draw or create a visual piece in response to peace, conflict, justice, or all three.

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A Powerful Hope

Reflections on the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome.

Phil Lord is clerk of the board of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and an attorney who began his career by organizing low-income tenants. A longtime Quaker, he is a founding member of the Fellowship of Friends of African Descent. He currently serves as the executive director of TURN, a non-governmental service and advocacy organization in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: Features, March 2015
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Online Forum: Pacifism and Peace

One of the most important testimonies of the Quaker faith is peace. In times of war, Quakers have a long [鈥

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2012 marks the 67th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, by United States forces during World War II.  We present selections from the Friends Journal archive.

Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: from the FJ Archives

2012 marks the 67th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, by United States forces during World War [鈥

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Modern Germany and the Lessons of WWII

I recently spent a fascinating two weeks as part of the Transatlantic Outreach Program鈥檚 (TOP) study tour of Germany. Traveling [鈥


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Growing Up in Germany During World War II

We had not heard from my Uncle Helmut in years: 鈥渓ost in action,鈥 we were told. Then one day in [鈥

Erika Muhlenberg is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa. Born in Hamburg, Germany, as a teenager she emigrated to the United States.


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Restoring the Golden Rule

Remember the Golden Rule? In 1958 when retired U.S. Navy Captain Albert Bigelow tried to sail this 30鈥恌oot boat to [鈥

Jane Braxton Little, a member of Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting, writes about people, politics, and natural resource issues.


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