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Meeting for Viewing: How QuakerSpeak Deepens Our Spirituality by Krista Barnard

Muslim? Quaker? Speak! by Naveed Moeed

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Your Gift by Mary Timberlake
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Six Seasons of QuakerSpeak

Our pick of noteworthy videos from each season.

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How Does Culture Influence Quaker Worship

Sixth Season’s Featured Video

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Top 10 QuakerSpeak Videos

Top 10 viewed QuakerSpeak videos.

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News, August 2019

News of Friends.

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Is Imagination Simple?

Outward simplicity can inspire an untrammeled flowering of imagination.

Kat Griffith is clerk of the Winnebago Worship Group in east central Wisconsin, co-clerk of Northern Yearly Meeting, a former high school teacher and homeschooler, and an occasional writer. Her last Friends Journal article was “Surprised by Joy” (Feb. 2019) about the gift of obedience following her sister’s death.

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Forum, August 2019

Letters from our readers.

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Your Gift

FJ Poetry: “Each day / I wake to / is a gift…”

Mary Timberlake lives in Princeton, N.J.

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Beating Guns: Hope for People Who Are Weary of Violence

By Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin. Brazos Press, 2019. 288 pages. $19.99/paperback or eBook. When two Christian gun owners decided […]

Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, storytellers, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitators, volunteer booksellers with EarthLight, and co-authors of Earthcare for Children.

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Empire

Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution

By Priya Satia. Penguin Press, 2018. 544 pages. $35/hardcover; $22/paperback (available in October); $15.99/eBook. This big book (approximately 420 pages […]

Larry Ingle was recently awarded the Friends Historical Association’s Kenneth Carroll Award for his article “Lessons from Quaker History: What’s an Historian to Say about Whittaker Chambers and Clarence Pickett?” in Quaker History. A member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting, he is retired from the History Department of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Reconstructing

Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion

By Jonathan Wilson‐Hartgrove. IVP Books, 2018. 192 pages. $20/hardcover; $19.99/eBook. Back in 1968, I was a 13‐year‐old seeker and new […]

Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), the manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), and an organizer with the Occupation Free DC anti-police brutality campaign. He is a published author and a regular contributor to ICNC’s Minds of the Movement blog.

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