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As Quakers, how do we respond to the continuous news about gun violence? How do we show that peace is the way while dodging bullets and fretfully anticipating another massacre?

Gun Violence, Quakers, and the Presidential Election

As Quakers, how do we respond to the continuous news about gun violence? How do we show that peace is […]

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What Makes a Leader? (Friends Journal Book Club)

We’re reading Susan Cain’s book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, for the Friends Journal […]

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2012 marks the 67th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, by United States forces during World War II.  We present selections from the Friends Journal archive.

Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: from the FJ Archives

2012 marks the 67th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, by United States forces during World War […]

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Exploring What It Means to Be Quiet

(A Friends Journal Book Club Installment) Do you like quiet? If so, you’re not alone. You may have thought you […]

Jana Llewellyn, your host, is associate editor of Friends Journal


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Introducing the Friends Journal Online Book Club

Introducing the Friends Journal Online Book Club

You’re invited to join the Friends Journal Online Book Club! The Friends Journal editorial team loves to read, and we know […]

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Web Exclusive: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, “Here”

I first heard about Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros when their Youtube video for the song “Home” went viral […]

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal.


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How Green Are Quakers?

Quaker Earthcare Survey Results Last summer at Friends General Conference Gathering in Iowa, we at Quaker Earthcare Witness had our first […]

John Fletcher is a member of Norman (Okla.) Meeting and serves on the steering committee of Quaker Earthcare Witness.


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Milestones August 2012

Campbell—Dorothy Emily Carnell Campbell, 96, on September 19, 2011, in Mount San Antonio Gardens Health Center, Pomona, Calif., with her daughter […]

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There's a long and beautiful Friends tradition of seeking fellowship

Traveling Friend

There’s a long and beautiful Friends tradition of seeking fellowship

Alexandra Zinnes (Alex) is a graduate of Westtown School and currently teaches World History to seventh and eighth graders at the Friends School of Atlanta. Alex is a registered yoga instructor, Reiki Master, and devotee of her guru, Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, who teaches about the beauty of the interfaith path and living one’s life devoted to serving others.


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What Would You Do If a Kid Threw a Fork on a Ten-Foot Roof?

Once, a devoted Quaker who works with the teens at Berea (Ky.) Meeting asked me the pointed question of why […]

Maggie Hess just graduated Berea College where she attended Berea (Ky.) Friends Meeting. She is spending the summer in Bristol, Tennessee in her mother’s house and says sitting by the creek is the best medicine for the human condition. She has published poetry in Friends Journal, Alehouse ReviewBlue Fifth Review, and Milk Sugar Literature.


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