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Edited by Scott H. Bennett and Charles F. Howlett. University of Nebraska Press, 2014. 400 pages. $30/paperback. I have of […]
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
By James Carroll. Viking, 2014. 352 pages. $30/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. In every age, Christ has presented a challenge: to interpret, to […]
Brian Drayton is a member of Weare (N.H.) meeting.Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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
Draw or create a visual piece in response to peace, conflict, justice, or all three.
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
One of the most important testimonies of the Quaker faith is peace. In times of war, Quakers have a long […]
2012 marks the 67th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, by United States forces during World War […]
I recently spent a fascinating two weeks as part of the Transatlantic Outreach Program’s (TOP) study tour of Germany. Traveling […]
We had not heard from my Uncle Helmut in years: “lost in action,” we were told. Then one day in […]
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.Posted in: Features