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May 2015 / Friends and Other Faiths
What Quakers and Catholics Might Learn From One Anothers
John Pitts Corry
Shabbat and First Day
My Quakerism and Eastern Spirituality
Allow Me to Introduce You, Witches and Friends
In the Manner of Morocco
Business Lessons from Levi Coffin
Friends in Business: Peggy Tierney
Connecting readers with Quaker Orgs
Young Friends Bookshelf
Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
Watering down integrity While I share Richard House’s desire to see to the core of people and value their humanity […]
Letters from our readers.Posted in: Forum, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
The early Quaker words and their implications are haunting. No matter how deeply our sense of justice is affronted and […]
Ralph Lelii lives in Elkins Park, Pa.Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, Viewpoint
Balancing head and heart in two spiritual homes.
John Pitts Corry is a long time member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa., and feels like a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting during the nine months of each year when he and his wife, Betty, live in Albuquerque. He is also a member of John XXIII Catholic Community in Albuquerque and has a long association with the Norbertines in Paoli, Pa., and Albuquerque.Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
A Quaker Jewish path along walls and borders, both physical and spiritual.
Deborah Mayaan attends Pima Meeting in Tucson, Ariz., where she is an energy work and flower essence practitioner. Her articles and essays have appeared in Spirituality & Health magazine, Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Jewish Post, Tucson Lifestyle, Tucson Weekly, and other publications. Her website is deborahmayaan.com.Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
Revisiting our spiritual tradition to find common ground in witness and service.
Isaac May is a graduate student in religious studies at the University of Virginia. He is an alumnus of Earlham College and holds an MA from Harvard Divinity School. Isaac became a member of the Religious Society of Friends at Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.).Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
Clarifying Christian faith and Quaker life through Eastern spiritual teachings.
Jan Michael is a member of Stillwater (Okla.) Meeting and a graduate of the School of the Spirit Ministry's program On Being a Spiritual Nurturer (class of 2014).Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
Navigating points of tension to find core values in common.
Meagan Fischer is called to use the social permaculture principle of cultivating edge by encouraging people who don't usually interact to learn from each other. By doing so, she hopes they can build on each other’s strengths and find creative solutions to the world's crises. She attends Chico Meeting in northern California.Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
Celebrating Eid as a Quaker
Emma Hohenstein is a photographer and writer currently working on a book about young Quakers. Her work often focuses on minority culture or social groups with a leaning toward social justice. Emma lives between West Philadelphia, Pa., and Baltimore, Md., with her charming cat, Hamlet.Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
FJ Poetry: “My grandfather put on his Sunday‐go‐to‐Meeting clothes…”
Mary K. Stillwell lives in Lincoln, Neb.Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, Poetry
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous