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CONTENTS VOL 170 NO 10
3 Thought for the Week:
Healing, not hurting Barbara Tonge 4-5 News 6 Syria in crisis Alexander Macpherson-Glasgow 7 The eviction of Occupy Symon Hill 8-9 Letters 10-11 Pendle Hill Gerald Hewitson 12-13 The object of our nonbelief Ernest Hall 14 A Quaker at Sea Paul Newman 15 Seeing animals differently Thomas Bonneville 16 q-eye: a look at the Quaker world 17 Friends & Meetings
The Old Bridge, over the river Neretva, in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was destroyed in the Croat-Bosniak war in 1993 and was re-built in 2004. It is now a symbol of peace and reconciliation. On International Women’s Day, 8 March, women all over the world will be standing on bridges to promote ‘bridges of peace and hope’. Photo: ahisgett / flickr CC. See page 5.
Cover image: Pendle Hill campus. Photo: John Meyer, courtesy of Pendle Hill. See pages 10-11.
Young Friends enjoying the snow at Harlow Meeting during a residential weekend. Photo: Shanthini Cawson. See page 16.
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the Friend, 9 March 2012