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CONTENTS VOL 169 NO 30 3 Editorial Ian Kirk-Smith 4 Outside the bubble Gill Westcott 5 Sustaining our world Stephen Yeo 6-8 Interview: Pam Lunn

Swarthmore lecturer 9-11 Quaker silhouettes Joanna Clark 12-13 What does love require of us at Canterbury? Martin Smith 14 The future of Meeting for Sufferings John Nurse 15 Anyone for an Earth testimony? Laurie Michaelis 16-17 Unable, unwilling Harriet Hart 18 Letters 22 Friends & Meetings

Cover image: Beach huts from behind with wind farm. Taken at Whitstable, Kent April 2011. Photo: GypsySaskia/flickr CC.

Image this page: Silhouette of Elizabeth Dudley (1779-1849). See page: 9-11.

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