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Occasional site and general Quaker news
Edited by Bill Samuel, Webservant,
April 16, 2006
Issue No. 27 Site News

Welcome to our many new subscribers. Please note that this newsletter is published on an occasional basis rather than a regular schedule. I have not had much time to add articles to the site, making it over two years since the last newsletter.

On Giving and Receiving - Relationships between Quakers in the wealthier nations in the Northern part of the globe and those in the less affluent nations Have often carried echoes of past colonialism, albeit often unintended. This is quite observable in the area of giving and receiving. Quaker Peace Network-East Africa addresses this issue in an important statement.

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A children’s home in Kakamega has grown into a community centre

A vision of a Kenyan Friend during worship becomes the Kakamega Orphanage Complex, serving children whose parents died of AIDS.
Kenya Times, April 14, 2006

Quaker's Iraq war tax protest

British Quaker refuses taxes in protest against Iraq War.
UTV, April 4, 2006

Slain Peace Activists [sic] Remembered

The Friends meetings of which he was a member and which housed him recall Tom Fox's life and reflect on his death.
Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, Virginia), March 13, 2006

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New links to Quaker news, from both the mass media and Quaker sources, are frequently added on the main page of Keep checking back for the latest. Also, what is listed above are only a couple of examples of the interesting headlines now at the site. If you want to be notified by e-mail each time there is a change in our main page, normally when a new headline is posted or a new article announced, sign up under Monitor page for changes on our main page.

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Recommended Books: see all items
A Living Faith: An Historical and Comparative Study of Quaker Beliefs
Cover imageWilmer Cooper, founding Dean of Earlham School of Religion, provides an historical look at the beliefs of Friends (Quakers). Includes study questions.
Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home
Cover imageRichard J. Foster. Describes 21 types of Christian prayer. Harper San Francisco, 1992. 288 pages.
Journal of George Fox
Cover imageThe auto- biography of the founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Celebration of Discipline
Cover image20th Anniversary Edition of Richard J. Foster's million- selling work on Christian spiritual disciplines.
Imagination & Spirit: A Contemporary Quaker Reader
Cover imageA selection of excerpts from 15 contemporary Quaker authors who reached the mainstream market. See review.

Recommended Art Print: see all prints

The Peaceable Kingdom
by Edward Hicks
29 in. x 23 in.

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