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Commentary: Quakers and Buddhists, Unite!

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Commentary: Quakers and Buddhists, Unite!

Commentary: Quakers and Buddhists, Unite!

Commentary: Quakers and Buddhists, Unite!

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For much of the history of the United States, Quakers have played a role as pacifists. And now, says commentator Gustav Niebuhr, a new religious group is joining them as activists for peace: Buddhists. Gustav Niebuhr is a visiting fellow at the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University.