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We live in a violent world, but change is possible. An opportunity awaits you, to be part of the solution.…

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Katharine Jager Rubinson has also published a book, just last month.  From the Amazon.com description:  "Vernacular Aesthetics in the Later Middle Ages explores the formal composition, public performance, and popular reception of vernacular poetry, music, and prose within late medieval French and English cultures.

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Ty Cashion, long time attender at Live Oak Friends Meeting, published another book this past fall on Texas history.  Goodreads begins its description thus: "There is the story the Lone Star State likes to tell about itself—and then there is the reality, a Texas past that bears little resemblance to the manly Anglo myth of Texas exceptionalism that maintains a firm grip on the state’s historical imagination.

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One result of cohort 1 in 2018-2019 is the

resource guide for opioid addiction

called All of Us Can Be a Part of the Solution, Houston 2019, A substance abuse resource guide for prevention, treatment, recovery, and harm reduction.  A reformatted version is attached below. 

Kevin King will join the Faith and Opioid Roundtable cohort 2, all on a Thursday from noon to 3 PM
   September 19
   October 17 
   November 14 
   January 23 
   February 20 
   March 26 

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Kelly Hanes is the author of a new book, Random God Sightings. In twenty-six down-to-earth vignettes, she records actual experiences when God appeared to her through random people. They reveal a God who yearns to show up in our lives—in our homes, in our classrooms, in the park; Real and accessible.

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Quakerism 101 is a “survey” course designed to introduce participants to the basic literature, history and beliefs of Quakers. This course is also a good review for more seasoned Quakers. We will read five books and several hand-outs over eight or nine weeks. Each session will last about two hours and include reviews of the readings, discussion, worship sharing and worship.

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