Archive for the ‘Peace’ Category
“We are seeing a new generation, a generation that are not sitting quietly any more, a generation who are coming together to resist injustice. We are also seeing a generation that want to make informed decisions.” – Benard L Agona, field co-ordinator of Turning the Tide Programme in Kenya As Kenyans prepare to go to [...]
by Philip Austin Set up after a peace conference of Quakers in the North in 01/1913, the Northern Friends Peace Board (NFPB) has undertaken a variety of work with and for Northern Friends, supported by funding and representatives from throughout the North of Britain. When, a couple of years ago, NFPB members began to think [...]
In this video 5 Quakers talk about how they make peace a way of life.
The 1981 Swarthmore Lecture 1981 by Adam Curle, reviewed by John Hall. The Swarthmore Lectureship was “founded with a two-fold purpose: firstly, to interpret to the members of the Society of Friends their Message and Mission; and secondly, to bring before the public the spirit, the aims and the fundamental principles of the Friends.” Any [...]
by Marisa Johnson I imagine many Friends, including me, may have hoped for a bolder and more decisive lead from Meeting for Sufferings on the issue of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions to help break urgently the deadlock in the moribund peace process in Palestine-Israel. Nevertheless, I am thankful that Area Meetings around the country have [...]