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Quaker Theology -- Issue #7 -- Autumn 2002

Contributors

Chuck Fager is a member of State College (PA) Meeting, and Director of Quaker House in Fayetteville, NC. He is Editor of Quaker Theology, and his most recent book is The Harlot’s bible.

Stanley Hauerwas is Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School. In September 2001 Time Magazine pronounced him the most influential theologian in America. Christian pacifist scholars rarely receive such recognition. We may hope that Time’s claim is being lived out in these troubled times and that Hauerwas is being widely read and heard across the American theological landscape. He is the author of Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics, among other works, and is a communicant at Holy Family Episcopal Church in Chapel Hill, NC.

Gene Hillman is Coordinator of Adult Religious Education for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and represents Friends United Meeting on the Historic Peace Church/FOR Consultative Committee. His experience in prison ministry has taken several forms including several years as lead trainer for AVP at Gander Hill prison in Wilmington, Delaware.

Bruce "Pacho" Lane is a member of Rochester (NY) Meeting, and has degrees in political science and economics, plus extensive doctoral studies in visual anthropology. He has made more than a dozen films, and now teaches visual anthropology in the Departamento de Antropologia, Escuela de Humanidades, Univer-sidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, Mexico. His body of work is illustrated at his website: www.docfilm.com.

Enda McDonagh, a Catholic priest, is Emeritus Professor of Moral Theology at the Pontifical University, Maynooth, Ireland and internationally recognized as a leading moral theologian. He is the author of numerous books on the ethical concerns of modern life, and has been closely involved in many issues of contemporary Irish life, including church/state relations, peace and reconciliation and medical ethics.

Patrick Nugent is a member of West Richmond (IN) Friends Meeting. He was the founding director of the Center for Quaker Thought and Practice at Earlham College, where he was on the faculty for six years. He now shares with his spouse, Mary Kay Rehard, the position of Principal at Friends Theological College, Kaimosi, Kenya. Active among both pastoral and unprogram-med Friends, he was principal author of Friends United Meet-ing’s response to the World Council of Churches’ document on the nature and purpose of the church. Nugent has an M.Div. and a Ph.D. (History of Christianity) from the University of Chicago Divinity School. He has two children, and plays classical piano to rega in the sanity he lost participating in Quaker e-mail lists.

John W. Oliver, professor emeritus of history at Malone College, is the author of articles on Quaker history, former convener for the biennial conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists, editor of J. Walter Malone: The Autobiography of an Evangelical Quaker, co-editor of The Historical Dictionary of the Friends (Quakers), co-editor of a forthcoming history of America’s Quaker colleges, and co-editor of Cradles of Conscience: Ohio’s Independent Colleges and Universities. He serves as Coordinator for the Orthodox Peace Fellowship in North America, which is the North American branch of OPF.

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