"How To Thrive in a Time of Crisis and Division: Lessons From Quaker Past and Present" - a brown bag talk by Friend in Residence Eileen Flanagan

Friday, April 7, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (ET)
MAGILL MAGILL Special Collections
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"How To Thrive in a Time of Crisis and Division: Lessons From Quaker Past and Present"
Quaker Affairs Office Friend in Residence Eileen Flanagan  
Friday, April 7, 2017
12:00pm
Brown bag event hosted by Quaker and Special Collections 

About the talk:
Quakerism was founded in the mid 1600s, a time of political crisis and conflict in England. Early Friends went to jail by the thousands as they stood up for their beliefs and worked to create a just and equitable world. Drawing on this rich history, as well as her experience as a leader of Earth Quaker Action Team, Eileen Flanagan will provide insight on how the Quaker tradition supports responses to the pressing issues of our day.

Bio: A graduate of Duke and Yale, Eileen Flanagan is the award-winning author of three books and scores of articles. In addition to helping people to make their activism more effective, she speaks to international audiences on topics ranging from personal empowerment and spirituality to climate justice. She is the board chair of Earth Quaker Action Team, which uses nonviolent direct action to work for a just and sustainable economy. Eileen is the Haverford Friend in Residence  March 19-25 and April 2-15, 2017

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