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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 fiancé, Chris.Posted in: 2014, Features, February 2014
The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI By Betty Medsger. Knopf, 2014. 608 pages. $29.95/hardcover. Reviewed by […]
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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’s First Cover-up: A Religious Biography of a Quaker President, will be published by the University of Missouri Press.Posted in: Features, February 2014
A brief history of meetinghouse design and the story of Chestnut Hill Meeting’s new building.
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.Posted in: Features, February 2014
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.Posted in: Features, February 2014
Male‐ and femaleness in the Bible and Friends’ tradition.
Rhonda Pfaltzgraff-Carlson is a member of Community Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is currently following a leading that calls Friends to “name the spiritual condition of the world.”Posted in: Features, February 2014
A review of the new book about the Philadelphia antiwar activists who broke into FBI offices in 1971 and revealed […]
Originally published in the March 1999 Friends Journal, this article is also included in the web edition of the February […]
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.Posted in: February 2014
This article originally appeared in the December 15, 1981 issue. It is being included in the web version of the […]
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 “Getting Up and Getting Dressed” is being performed at present in Philadelphia.Posted in: February 2014
Fox News: George Fox Speaking by Donald W. McCormick
Laughing for the Wary by Howard R. Macy
Finding Lightness in the Light by Kerry O’Regan
Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition by Andrew J. Bergman