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26 June 2009

Q-eye: a Quaker look at the world - preview
Eye’s contribution to ‘a summer read’
Like many people, we’ve been clearing the loft
  • A lot of what’s up there is news to us
  • How did we come by, for example, a slim volume published in 1969 about a Victorian Quaker daughter who was a pioneering ‘bluestocking’ at Newnham College, Cambridge?

    Winnie (Wilhelmina) Seebohm, was a grand-daughter of that evangelical Quaker Benjamin Seebohm who settled in England from Germany in 1814
  • Winnie’s father Frederic was one of the first commuters, working for Braithwaite’s law firm in London and living in Hitchin at the Hermitage (a comfortable forty-roomed mansion inherited from his in-laws the Extons)

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    Quakers working against climate change
    Oliver Robertson
    Reflections on the situation in Iran
    Jane Harries
    News round-up

    Marriage and committed relationships
    Pamala McDougall
    Quaker contradictions
    John Myhill
    The Julian Meetings
    Beth Rowlands

    From music hall to hip hop
    Trish Carn
    Art therapy and anger
    Hilary Brazell
    New Light
    Claire Disbrey
    Fox the mystic preacher
    Jack Squires
    How to survive asylum
    Judy Kirby
    Saving Rafael
    Leslie Wilson
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