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October 2018: Meetings and Money

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Features:

Seeking Solid Ground in the Money Swamp by Pamela Haines
A Living Tension by Jeffery W. Perkins
Money as a Mutual Blessing by Lola Georg

Poetry:

The Many Ways the Light Gets In by Marion Goldstein
The Problem with Theology by Evan McManamy

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October 2018 Full Issue Access

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Our Treasure and Our Collective Heart

An introduction to the October issue on Meetings and Money.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of Friends Journal.


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Seeking Solid Ground in the Money Swamp

A Friends meeting looks beyond rainy days to build a better relationship with money.

Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, delivered the keynote address at Intermountain Yearly Meeting in 2017 on “Money, Community, and Integrity.” Her Pendle Hill pamphlet, Money and Soul, was published this spring. She is active in the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Eco-Justice Collaborative and Friends Economic Integrity Project.


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A Living Tension

Quaker values and money.

Jeffery W. Perkins is executive director of Friends Fiduciary Corporation, a Quaker nonprofit providing cost-effective, professional, socially responsible investment services to Quaker meetings, churches, and organizations. He serves on the board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


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Money as a Mutual Blessing

Moving from anxiety and greed to milk and honey.

Lola Georg attends Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. She is a licensed professional counselor in private practice. Previously, she had an extensive career in financial management for nonprofits, including Quaker organizations. She conducts workshops about the spirituality of money (spiritualityofmoney.com). She loves Viv Hawkins, and they live in Philadelphia.


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The Many Ways the Light Gets In

FJ Poetry: “It was easy to judge those Jane Austen ladies / languishing all afternoon over embroidery”

Marion Goldstein lives in Cedar Grove, N.J.


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The Problem with Theology

FJ Poetry: “The problem with theology / Is that I do not know” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! […]

Evan McManamy lives in Newburyport, Mass.


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Forum, October 2018

Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]

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Rusty Friend of Hardin's Creek Friends Church in Leesburg, Ohio, speaks at Wilmington Yearly Meeting annual sessions in July. Photo © Dan Kasztelan, Friends United Meeting.

News, October 2018

Departures from Wilmington Yearly Meeting; new head of Olney Friends School appointed. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not […]


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Money and Soul

By Pamela Haines. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 450), 2018. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. Fretting about economics and money is not new […]

Diana Roose is a member of Oberlin (Ohio) Meeting and a Friend in Residence at Friends Committee on National Legislation in Washington, D.C.


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