President Donald Trump has undone or renegotiated many of his predecessor’s environmentally friendly policies, removing climate change research from government websites and pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Religiously inspired environmental activists have emerged as some of his loudest critics.
Emily Wirzba is a legislative representative on sustainable energy and the environment with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a nonpartisan, Quaker organization.
The Albuquerque Friends Meeting House is currently housing an undocumented immigrant. Quakers have no appointed clergy. Church member Rachel Brackbill can handle questions from the press.
Judith McDaniel teaches law and religion at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Her interests include religion, law and gender.
Why do all the world’s religions emphasize giving thanks? What are the spiritual benefits of giving thanks? The physical benefits?
Parker J. Palmer is a Quaker elder, educator, activist and founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal, an organization that fosters leadership skills. He wrote about the impact reading Thomas Merton had on his life and work for the blog On Being. Contact via the Center for Courage & Renewal in Seattle. Palmer lives in […]
Friends United Meeting (Quakers) is an international organization that works to provide educational resources for evangelism, global partnership and leadership and communication development.
The African Great Lakes Initiative–Friends Peace Teams — a Quaker program – supports and promotes grass-roots peace activities in the Great Lakes region of Africa. One effort brings together genocide survivors and perpetrators in Rwanda and Burundi for reconciliation and healing. The program is based in the Great Lakes region of Africa, with an office […]
Vegetarian Friends is a Quaker organization dedicated to helping Quakers and others keep a vegetarian diet. The group publishes a monthly journal, The Peaceable Table.