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The Bible today
D. Elton Trueblood wonders whether the development of new Bible paraphrases and translations is all good. Page 2

Men are ok, women are ok-among Friends,
The comfort of hope and hope of comfort. Page 5

Prisoners are people, too!
A Quaker involved in prison management for 30 years outlines a balanced program of reform based on Christian principles. Page 6

The Christian and rock music
A college senior presents serious thoughts on rock music, its subtle message, its durability, and its relationship to the Christian. Page 7

World Relief Commission
Thanksgiving offering for World Relief Commission planned for EFA,
Goal: $1 per member,
Gifts of love. Page 9

Quaker sacramentalism
"Once we clearly understand the essential nature of spiritual reality, we may discover creative symbols to express this reality." Page 10

Missionary Voice
Amazing grace 12
Fiestas - the Christian way 13
Peitun church, Taichung, Taiwan 14
Unaware of God's mercies 15
Fifth generation Christians 16

Sixth grade apostles
What's New? Some sixth grade boys in an Ohio Sunday school class found praying for leaders a rewarding experience. Page 18

Regular Features
Friends Write 2
The Face of the World 4
The Children's Page 19
Friends Concerns 20
Friends Gather 24
Books 26
Over the Teacun 28


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Evangelical Friend, October 1973 (Vol. 7, No. 2)