About the Contributors, #24

Stephen Angell is the Leatherock Professor of Quaker Studies at Earlham School of Religion, Richmond Indiana, and Associate Editor of Quaker Theology.

John Connell currently resides in Camby, Indiana. He is a birthright Friend and a member of White Lick Monthly Meeting-Mooresville Friends Church in neighboring Mooresville Indiana, which is part of Western Yearly Meeting. John holds Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Science Degrees in Religion from Liberty University, and is currently a student in the Master of Arts program at the Earlham School of Religion with a concentration in Quaker Studies.

Chuck Fager is the Editor of Quaker Theology. His most recent book is Quakers Are Hilarious.

Scott Holmes is Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, and Supervising Attorney for the Civil Litigation Clinic at the North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham MC. He is a member of Durham Friends Meeting.

Jade Souza has served as a mentor for community organizers in the US State Department’s professional fellows program, and was Coordinator of the Women’s Guesthouse at Bread and Roses Catholic Worker house in Olympia, Washington. She is part of the Quaker Volunteer Service support team in Portland Oregon. She is also teaches First Day school and is Recording Clerk for Reedwood Friends Church. She recently began New Testament study with Harvard Divinity School.

Angelina Grimke Weld was born in 1805 into a wealthy slaveholding family in South Carolina. After leaving her home and speaking against slavery, she settled with her husband, Theodore Weld, in New Jersey and later Boston. She joined Orthodox Friends in Philadelphia, but was soon disillusioned by the practical conservatism of the body, especially on matters of social reform, and welcomed the disownment that came with her marriage to a non-Friend. She died in 1879.

David Zarembka is a member of Bethesda (MD) Friends Meeting, but is sojourning at Lumakanda Friends Church in Kenya where he is currently living with his wife, Gladys Kamonya. Since 1998 he has been the coordinator of the African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams. He is the author of, A Peace of Africa: Reflections on Life in the Great Lakes Region, which was reviewed in Quaker Theology, Issue #22.

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