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June/July 2016: Almost Quaker

Hospitality in a Quaker Kitchen
    Julia McStravog
Half a Quaker
    Lina Blount
Embracing Kindred Spirits in Friends Schools
    Deborra Sines Pancoe & Elisabeth Torg
Are You a Friend?
    Peter Moretzsohn
Let’s Grow Together
FJ Book Reviews

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Quaker Meeting

FJ Poetry: When it’s silent / in this room

Kitty Bergel lives in Chapel Hill, N.C.


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Realization

FJ Poetry: He writes in this daily devotional… 🔒

Ken Gibble lives in Camp Hill, Pa.


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Reflection: Where Were You Born?

We have more in common than we might first imagine.

Sonali Kumar was raised in San Diego, Calif. After attending a few Quaker meetings, she did a year of Quaker Voluntary Service, working at Friends General Conference. Now she works with domestic violence victims in Las Cruces, N.M., as part of Border Servant Corps, and attends Las Cruces Meeting.


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A Quaker in Business Faces a Spiritual Crisis

Friends in business.

Karen Tibbals is a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry and one of the founding conveners of the emerging Quakers and Business Group. She holds a master’s in Quaker studies from Earlham School of Religion.


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Photo courtesy of Nikki Mosgrove.

Let’s Grow Together Interview with Nikki Mosgrove

Interviews with those new to Friends.

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program. Do you know someone we should interview? Reach us at [email protected]​friendsjournal.​org.


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News June/July 2016

Demonstrations, conferences, appointments, and Quakers on U.S. money. 🔒

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Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work that Reconnects

By Joanna Macy and Molly Brown. New Society Publishers, 2014. 285 pages. $21.95/paperback; $14.25/eBook. String together the first three chapter […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


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Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times

By Soong-Chan Rah. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 224 pages. $17/paperback; $13.99/eBook. From the heartland of North American Evangelical Christianity, Soong-Chan Rah […]

Samuel Mahaffy and his family fellowship with Olympia (Wash.) Meeting. With his colleagues, Samuel facilitates a process for faith communities divided by conflict to find the Voice of Common Vision through sharing and integrating both voices of grief and celebration into a liturgy for restoration of broken relationships.


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The Public Universal Friend: Jemima Wilkinson and Religious Enthusiasm in Revolutionary America

By Paul B. Moyer. Cornell University Press, 2015. 272 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $24.95/eBook. On November 29, 1752, a daughter was born […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks.


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Quakers: That of God in Everyone

Directed by Isaac Stambaugh, written by Donne Hayden. Rebel Pilgrim Productions, 2015. 90 minutes. $19.99/DVD. Having never reviewed a video […]

Larry Ingle is an historian of Quakerism and a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting. He is retired from the History Department of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. His book Nixon’s First Cover-up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President was published in 2015.


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