By Sakre Kennington Edson. Western Friend, 2017. 244 pages. $20/paperback; $9/eBook. In the middle of an overly full week, I […]
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Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Friends Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare Meeting in Henniker, N.H.Posted in: February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017
FJ Members can download the full PDF of the December issue on Conflict and Controversy or read any article online.
Our introduction to the December issue on “Conflict and Controversy”
Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal. [email protected]Posted in: Among Friends, Conflict and Controversy
Our pursuit of truth should be held in the Light.
Mike Mangiaracina is an attender of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting. He taught for ten years in two Friends schools before being called to teach in Washington, D.C.’s public schools, where he has been teaching elementary school math and science for nine years.Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
A meeting looks for guidance on handling a disruptive member.
This article was written by four longtime members of a Midwestern monthly meeting. The authors have chosen not to identify themselves or their meeting in order to maintain confidentiality.
Editors’ Note: Friends Journal publishes anonymous articles only in rare cases. We have confirmed the basic outlines of this case.Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
Have we forgotten the reasons for our practices?
Donne Hayden is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting. In 2012, she attended the Friends World Committee for Consultation World Gathering of Friends in Kenya, where she saw the Spirit move in singing and dancing Friends.Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
Recommitting to a Quaker truth.
Chris Morrissey still holds membership in South Bend (Ind.) Meeting and came to Friends in Santa Monica (Calif.) Meeting. He currently attends several meetings in the Portland, Ore., area. His first book, Christianity and American State Violence in Iraq: Priestly or Prophetic?, comes out next spring.Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
An interview with Sa’ed Atshan.
Martin Kelley is Friends Journal’s senior editor.
Sa’ed Atshan is a professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College and holds a doctorate from Harvard University. He sits on the corporation of American Friends Service Committee and the board of Pendle Hill study center. He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
FJ Poetry: “At the start I must enter a tunnel…”
FJ Poetry: “Thank you for the words my father spoke before he died.”
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous