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Quakers and the Political Process
Isaac May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. He is currently pursuing a PhD in religious studies at the University of Virginia. Isaac has published several articles on Quaker history. He holds membership in Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
Our quiet pause can counteract a collective obsession with fights and power.
Ron McDonald is a member of Memphis (Tenn.) Meeting, frequent writer for Friends Journal, pastoral counselor, musician, and storyteller.Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
FJ Poetry: “Spring reminds her of her garden in Iraq…”
Christine E. Black lives in Charlottesville, Va.Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Poetry
Life in the Meeting
Eileen Flanagan is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and clerk of the board of Earth Quaker Action Team. Her latest book is Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope.
The copyright for this article belongs to Eileen Flanagan.Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Life in the Meeting
An election 283 years ago paved the way for religious freedom in America.
David Osborn is the site manager of Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site in Mount Vernon, N.Y. A version of the first part of this article appeared on the National Park Service’s website in 2007; it is reprinted here with permission from Saint Paul’s Church.Posted in: History, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
Let’s Grow Together interviews those new to Friends.
Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program.Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Let's Grow Together
Protests at Guilford and Earlham Colleges and against gas pipelines; New England Friends statement on Paris attacks; FGC program changes; […]
By Daniel Hunter. The Veterans of Hope Project, 2015. 71 pages. $10/paperback; $4/eBook. A number of yearly meetings have been […]
Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets, including Living Our Testimony on Equality: A White Friend’s Experience.Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
By Jim Auchmutey. PublicAffairs, 2015. 270 pages. $25.99/hardcover; $17.99/eBook. In the fall of 1960, the school board of Americus, Ga., […]
David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Racism.Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
By Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt, edited by Charles E. Moore. Plough Publishing House, 2015. 138 pages. $12/paperback; $9.99/eBook. So what does […]
Brent Bill is a writer, retreat leader, and member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting. His newest book is Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker: A Humble Stumble toward Simplicity and Grace. He serves as Friends General Conference’s associate secretary of communications, publications, and outreach.Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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