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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