The Australian Friend

Journal of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Australia

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The Australian Friend is the official journal of The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Australia Inc. It has been continuously published since 1887. There are four issues per year, in March, June, September and December.

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Editorial

We have had our second Yearly Meeting by zoom.  The articles in this issue show how we have improved our technical skills, and completed our essential business.  Discussions at Yearly Meeting...

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Challenging War Stories

Challenging War Stories

    Adrian Glamorgan, West Australia Regional MeetingThere is something disturbing about reading news coverage which brings war closer to our consciousness, with not even a few words on...

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Being a Conscientious Objector

Being a Conscientious Objector

Being a Conscientious Objector    Dawn Joyce, Queensland Regional Meeting  What does being a conscientious objector mean to me? Being a conscientious objector means that I reject any...

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Why Afghanistan is different

Why Afghanistan is different

Rowe Morrow, New South Wales Regional MeetingAs Quakers we watch the events in Afghanistan from a slightly different perspective from most other religions and citizens. We are/want to be a people of...

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Quaker spirituality

Quaker spirituality

Reg Naulty, Canberra and Regions MeetingThere is a strong interest in mysticism out there. That is shown by the huge public acceptance given to the work of Eckhart Tolle who writes about Zen...

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The Timeless Hour

The Timeless Hour

David Evans, South Australia and Northern Territory Regional Meeting  The Timeless Hour Let action go; and with it all the thoughtOf action. Even when the world is rackedIt may be worthier to...

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Noted

Noted

This is our regular feature in which we briefly record interesting publications and websites that have come to our attention. Inclusion of an item in this format does not preclude a possible longer...

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