Quaccheri cristiani ecumenici per fare il bene

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Marginal Mennonite Society con Paul Schlitz.

Happy birthday, Emily Greene Balch (Jan. 8, 1867 – Jan. 9, 1961)! #Quaker. #Pacifist. #Socialist. Anti-war activist. Advocate for women’s rights. Fired from the faculty of Wellesley College during World War I for her opposition to the war. Helped found the Woman’s Peace Party in 1915. Born into a Unitarian family but converted to Quakerism in 1921. Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946 for her work with the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF). Never married. Her most significant relationships were with women. Born in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the day after her 94th birthday. Buried in Forest Hills Cemetery, 95 Forest Hills Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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Marginal Mennonite Society

Happy birthday, A.J. (Abraham Johannes) Muste (Jan. 8, 1885 – Feb. 11, 1967)! #

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