About the Contributors, #8

Osborn Cresson, of Mount Holly Monthly Meeting, is a retired special education teacher who lived in Monteverde, Costa Rica, for many years. He has just published a book about his family’s experiences in Afghanistan (www.quaker.org/afghanistan).

Chuck Fager is Editor of Quaker Theology. His latest book is A Quaker Declaration of War.

Brother Jeffrey Gros, FSC, is Associate Director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

H. Larry Ingle is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, and a member of Chattanooga (TN) Meeting. He is the author of Quakers In Conflict, a history of the Separation of 1827, and First Among Friends, a biography of George Fox.

Lauree Hersch Meyer received her BA at Bridgewater College in Virginia and took her MA and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago’s Divinity School. She served as a Youth Fieldworker in the Church of the Brethren from 1955-58, as a Brethren Volunteer Service worker in Germany from 1958-60 and as a staff member of Burckhardthaus, a national Evangelical Lutheran Church institution in the 1960s. She was Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Bethany Theological Seminary from 1979-1993. She then became director of the Doctor of Ministry and Continuing Education Programs and Associate Professor of Theology at Colgate Rochester Divinity School, where she continues doing adjunct teaching in her retirement.

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