Lukas Vasilikos Uncanny In the beginning there is emptiness and darkness. The light seems to be hovering over the the surface of this formless void.
Decades after Scott died, his land was purchased by Abraham Sanders, also a Quaker, who built a home on the property in Its sturdy red bricks and pine woodwork, carefully restored to how they likely looked when Sanders and his family lived there, stand as a reminder of the early days of a faith that grew up across the state and flourished.
At Quaker Lake Camp, every activity is meant to help children grow: Campers attend Bible study in the morning and Vespers in the evening, and on the last night of every summer session, they quietly reflect around a campfire, speaking when they feel moved.
A week spent in the woods, finding God in the beauty of nature, is an experience that counselors hope campers will carry with them for life. NGFS was founded, in part, as a response to the racial turmoil of the s in Greensboro: Having seen the value of a Quaker education firsthand, two Guilford College administrators envisioned a diverse, inclusive school for younger children, and welcomed their first class of 60 students in Since then, NGFS has outgrown the church basement where it started, now occupying two campuses.
A towering tulip poplar — the oldest in the forest — rises above the canopy, a silent witness to the freedmen and Quakers who helped enslaved African-Americans on their journey north. InGuilford opened a trail and a viewing platform near the tree, where visitors quietly reflect on the meaning of freedom.From the Magazine Monica Lewinsky: Emerging from “the House of Gaslight” in the Age of #MeToo.
Monstrous Regiment Publishing is an indie press based in Edinburgh, Scotland. You can learn more about us and purchase our publications here. WHEN I WAS a kid, I was friends with a pirate.
He sat on a stool with a gold-rimmed tricorn propped on his head, a regal red justacorps open over a poet shirt, and a single.
“ There is a talk that nonblack Americans have with their kids, too.”. Ploughshares publishes issues four times a year. Two of these issues are guest-edited by different, prominent authors. The other two issues are edited by our staff editors, one a mix of poetry and prose and the other long-form prose collected from the year’s digitally published Ploughshares Solos.
There is a high degree of intolerance towards homosexuals in many African countries, in some cases motivated by religious beliefs, others out of ignorance.