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February 2014

Stolen Trust: Theft in the Meetinghouse
  Larry Ingle
The Freedom to Build
  John Andrew Gallery
James Turrell: Beyond the Skyspace
  Gail Whiffen
Doing Good Well
  Charles Schade

James Turrell and his wife, Kyung-Lim Lee

James Turrell: Beyond the Skyspace

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Gail Whiffen is the associate editor of Friends Journal. She grew up attending Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting and participating in Junior and Middle School Friends Conference, a Quaker summer camp organized by Abington Quarterly Meeting. Gail lives in West Philadelphia with her fianc茅, Chris.


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Books February 2014

The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover鈥檚 Secret FBI By Betty Medsger. Knopf, 2014. 608 pages. $29.95/hardcover. Reviewed by [鈥

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Forum February 2013

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Stolen Trust: Theft at the Meetinghouse

How one meeting responded to embezzlement from within.

Larry Ingle, a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting, has been active in it and Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association for many years. His latest book, tentatively titled Nixon鈥檚 First Cover-up: A Religious Biography of a Quaker President, will be published by the University of Missouri Press.


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Chestnut Hill Meeting's new meetinghouse.

The Freedom to Build

A brief history of meetinghouse design and the story of Chestnut Hill Meeting鈥檚 new building. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign [鈥

John Andrew Gallery is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and a member of the Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust. He is the author of Sacred Sites of Center City, a guide to all the places of worship in Center City Philadelphia, and of Living in the Kingdom of God and other spiritual essays.


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Doing Good Well

A philanthropic Friend conducts his own review of Quaker charitable organizations.

A lifelong Friend, Charles Schade is a member of Charleston (W.V.) Meeting and treasurer of the Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association (SAYMA). He is a retired physician epidemiologist who spent much of his career evaluating the quality of healthcare services.


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Growing into the Likeness of a Fe-male God

Male- and femaleness in the Bible and Friends鈥 tradition. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? [鈥

Rhonda Pfaltzgraff-Carlson is a member of Community Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is currently following a leading that calls Friends to 鈥渘ame the spiritual condition of the world.鈥


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The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover鈥檚 Secret FBI

A review of the new book about the Philadelphia antiwar activists who broke into FBI offices in 1971 and revealed [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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James Turrell: Spirit and Light

Originally published in the March 1999 Friends Journal, this article is also included in the web edition of the February [鈥

Born in Jerusalem, May Mansoor Munn was once a member of Ramallah Meeting. She is now a member of Live Oak Meeting in Houston, Texas, as well as Fellowship of Quakers in the Arts.


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Illustration by Patricia Wegman.

Confessions of a Closet Quaker

This article originally appeared in the December 15, 1981 issue. It is being included in the web version of the [鈥

Author bio from December 1981: Ann Morrissett Davidon, long active with peace and human rights organizations, is a freelance writer. A production of her play 鈥淕etting Up and Getting Dressed鈥 is being performed at present in Philadelphia.


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