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3 News Responsibility to protect: Europe’s role Quakers from southern England at Faslane 4 Quaker town ‘with no crime’ urged to keep guns Stern report: what can Friends do? 5 Phoenix rising – Jordans Meeting House

6 Meat, vegetables or…? Robert Campbell looks at vegetarianism

7 Comment Susan Hartshorne & Kurt Strauss

8 Letters

9 Relationship between BYM and Scottish Friends Phil Lucas reports on General Meeting for Scotland Is this restorative justice? Jill Green on an anti-slavery art project

10-11 A lasting impact Christy Bischoff on the impact of Quaker Cottage

12 q-eye: observations from the Quaker world

13 George Fox in Barbados Clare Marie White reviews the new book

14-15 James Nayler and the unity of covenant Quakerism Ben Pink Dandelion remembers Nayler’s effect

16 Report

17 Friends & Meetings

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