Quakers

Witness to War, Iraq & Japan

Ash Kyrie
Ash Kyrie

Ash Kyrie spent 18 months serving the USA as a Wisconsin National Guardsperson sent to Iraq, and it changed him. The road home to fullness includes time with other vets, support from family & community, and a long peace march in Japan, plus lots of subsequent Japanese connections. And art that helps bridge the gap from soldier to civilian, and war zone to back home.

Simple, Soulful, Sacred Singing - Milwaukee Friends Meeting

Jim Schacht
Don Pardee
Andrea Jehly
Sally Durgerian
Kay Augustine
Jennifer Dahlquist
sign in front of Milwaukee Friends Meetinghouse

While traditional Quaker worship, based on silence, has no scheduled singing as part of worship, Quakers are among the singing-est and dancing-est of folks around. Don Pardee did a simple recording of 6 folks from Milwaukee Friends Meeting singing a sampling of songs they share Sunday mornings before worship. Jim Schacht, Don Pardee, & Andrea Jehly share about the music they made, along with Sally Durgerian, Kay Augustine, and Jennifer Dahlquist.

Apocalypse? NOT!!! - Grand Archdruid John Michael Greer, Part 2

John Michael Greer
Apocalypse? NOT!!! - Grand Archdruid John Michael Greer Part 2

John Michael Greer is author of 27 books on topics like peak oil, nature-based economics, and druidry - because he is Grand Archdruid of the Ancient Order of Druids in America. One of his latest books is Apocalypse NOT: Everything You Know About 2012, Nostradamus and the Rapture is Wrong.

Dancing Peace in Cuba & Around the World

Peter D'Angelo
Lynn D'Angelo
Demi Miller
Rosemary Coffey
Sandra Helpsmeet
Mark Helpsmeet
Kathy Lipp-Farr
Barry Beal
Friendly FolkDancers Cuba

The Friendly FolkDancers have been "Dancing the World Together" through international folk dance since 1986, and they toured in Cuba in 2010, Rwanda in 2008, Kenya in 1996, and many other place in other years. With a ministry of peace and connection, they've prayed with their full bodies and learned with each step. This program was recorded in Cuba in November 2010.

Black Fire: African American Quakers on Spirituality and Human Rights

Paul Kriese
Paul Kriese
The topic is race, racism & religion, both within Quaker meetings and in America at-large. Paul Kriese co-ediited Black Fire: African American Quakers on Spirituality and Human Rights, and he draws on his experience growing up in a black neighborhood and his academic formation in Political Science and Peace Studies to shine the Light on race relations.  
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