Research Papers and Articles

Steps Toward Dialogue on an Ecologically Integrated Economy: Focusing Context and Framing Policies

Co-Authored By the Quaker Institute for the Future and the Eco-Justice Working Group, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Religious Society of Friends
November 2014

The Rule of Ecological Law: The Legal Complement to Degrowth Economics

By Geoffrey Garver, January 2013

An Earthcare Testimony for Friends

By Shelley Tanenbaum, Sandra Lewis, and Kathy Barnhart, December 2010
Western Friend

Communal Discernment and Academic Research: Is there a Quaker Epistemology for the study of Public Policy and Social Change?

by Gray Cox, June 2005

Meeting God Halfway

By Gray Cox, May 2005
Friends Journal

Individual and Societal Transformations: The Connection

By Leonard Joy, May 2002
A newer version of this essay was subsequently published in 2011 as QIF Focus Book #4, “How Does Societal Transformation Happen? Values Development, Collective Wisdom, and Decision-Making for the Common Good”

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Public Talks

The Global Transformation of Corporations, Financial Institutions, and Government: A Quaker Approach

– Laura Holliday
A plenary presentation at the Friends General Conference Gathering, July 26, 2006 at Pacific Lutheran University, Puget Sound, WA.

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