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Forum August 2015

Letters from our readers.

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One of the 779 porcelain teacups inscribed with flowers. This one has 220 tulips, which represents the number of detainees from Afghanistan.

A Cup of Tea

Creating meaning out of trauma.

Jean Grant is a member of Oread Meeting in Lawrence, Kans., and author of its privately published 50-year history, Seeds of Silence, and a novel, The Burning Veil.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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What Is Moral Injury and Why Should Friends Care?

Creating safe spaces for veterans to confront the effects of moral injury.

Kristen Richardson is a member of Chatham-Summit Meeting in New York and Friends General Conference鈥檚 Quaker Quest travel team. A former international aid worker, she continues to seek opportunities to put her program, strategic, and spiritual skills into the service of those who need them most through a ministry of management.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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A Letter from a Warrior

A World War II soldier and POW shares hope for the future.

George Rubin is a member of Medford (N.J.) Meeting, a retired podiatrist, and has served as clerk for New York Yearly Meeting, Medford Meeting, and American Friends Service Committee鈥檚 New York regional office. He writes for the Medford Leas literary publication, is active with many Quaker organizations, and enjoys working with youth.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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The Work Continues

Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the Struggle against Nuclear Weapons.

David Harrington Watt is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Marian Ronan is a writer based in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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News August 2015

News of Friends

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His Last Years

Friends Journal poetry: He bought a / Cadillac, an RV, / shiny brass figurines with / granddad鈥檚 estate鈥

Danny P. Barbare lives in Greenville, S.C.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Poetry
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What We Stand On and The Door In

What We Stand On By Paul Christiansen. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (Number 429), 2014. 29 pages. $7/pamphlet. The Door In By [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind,) Meeting. He is an avid follower of others鈥 personal journeys, and in a recent Pendle Hill pamphlet reflected on his own.

Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum, June/July 2015

Letters from our readers.

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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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