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What Quakers and Catholics Might Learn From One Anothers
John Pitts Corry
Shabbat and First Day
Deborah Mayaan
My Quakerism and Eastern Spirituality
Jan Michael
Allow Me to Introduce You, Witches and Friends
Meagan Fischer
In the Manner of Morocco
Emma Hohenstein
Business Lessons from Levi Coffin
Friends in Business: Peggy Tierney
Quaker Works
Connecting readers with Quaker Orgs
Young Friends Bookshelf

Among Friends: A Brand New Bag

From our executive director.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.


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Forum: May 2015

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Letters from our readers.


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Viewpoint: Idealism and Pacifism

The early Quaker words and their implications are haunting. No matter how deeply our sense of justice is affronted and [鈥

Ralph Lelii lives in Elkins Park, Pa.


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What Quakers and Catholics Might Learn from One Another

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.


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Shabbat and First Day

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,聽Arizona Jewish Post, Tucson Lifestyle,聽Tucson Weekly, and other publications. Her website is deborahmayaan.com.


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Henry Cadbury

Rediscovering Quakerism鈥檚 Liberal Religious Roots

Revisiting our spiritual tradition to find common ground in witness and service. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not [鈥

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.).


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michael

My Quakerism and Eastern Spirituality

Clarifying Christian faith and Quaker life through Eastern spiritual teachings. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ [鈥

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).


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Allow Me to Introduce You, Witches and Friends

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鈥檚 strengths and find creative solutions to the world's crises. She attends Chico Meeting in northern California.


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In the Manner of Morocco

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.


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First鈥怐ay Services

FJ Poetry: 鈥淢y grandfather put on his Sunday鈥恎o鈥恡o鈥怣eeting clothes鈥︹ 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? [鈥

Mary K. Stillwell lives in Lincoln, Neb.


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