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How did you find your vocation?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Forrest Curo 1st month 12, 2011. 9 Replies

A few months ago, Max Carter asked a handful of Guilford College alumni to write essays on this query: "What are you doing now and how does it relate to your time in the Quaker Leadership Scholars…Continue

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Why Quakers Value Process Over Outcome

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Was Richard Nixon a Quaker?

"Interesting stuff. My understanding is Nixon's mom was really disturbed by how her son swore like a sailor now that he was back from his time in the Navy.  She asked the then director of AFSC to have a conversation with her son, which he…"
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Was Richard Nixon a Quaker?

One of the most famous Quakers ever is also one of the most controversial. So was Richard Nixon really a Quaker? Author and Quaker historian Larry Ingle tack...
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Why Traveling Ministry Is Vital for Quakers in the 21st Century

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Do Quakers Drink Alcohol?

Historically, Quakers are known for abstaining from drinking alcohol. What was the reason behind Quaker teetotalism? Was that always the case? Quaker Speak i...
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A Quaker in the Texas House of Representatives

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The Courage to Be a Quaker

Being a Quaker isn’t just about going to Meeting on Sunday morning. It’s about opening yourself to being transformed and then living in way that not everyone...
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What's the Difference Between “Programmed” and “Unprogrammed” Quaker Worship?

When Quakers say that their worship service is “programmed” or “unprogrammed”, what do they mean? Celebrate World Quaker Day! http://www.worldquakerday.org Q...
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What Quakers Do in Silent Worship

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How Can Pacifists Support Our Troops?

"Liberalize the rules for human studies experiments when it comes to treating PSTD.  In particular, lets allow licensed psychiatrists to prescribe MDMA in tandem with therapy in controlled studies."
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At 10:06pm on 9th mo. 29, 2010, Lola Georg said…
Jon - I love this video from Pendle Hill:
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Great to see you here! It is funny as I assumed you were a member long ago!
 
 
 

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