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Portrait of Anna T. Jeanes painted posthumously 
by Esther Heacock. Image courtesy of the Anna T. Jeanes Foundation.

The Legacy and Philanthropy of Anna Thomas Jeanes

Examining the life of a relatively unknown yet visionary nineteenth‐century Quaker philanthropist.

Kay Sackett Fitzgerald is a retired registered nurse and professor interested in history. She is a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting.

Eleanor Reinhardt is a retired registered nurse, educator, and an officer of the Anna T. Jeanes Foundation.

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Scattergood students Gary Lee, Dejere Pollock, 
and Latif Behroz, June 2019. Gary and Latif are international students. Dereje is from Iowa (born 
in Ethiopia). © Alicia Taylor.

Visa denials impact Scattergood Friends School

  Scattergood Friends School has a long history of welcoming international visitors, most notably serving as a hostel for refugees […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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Reid Arthur following his November 2019 performance at George Fox University. © Jake Morgan

Viral coming‐out video raises LGBTQ issues at George Fox University

  Reid Arthur, a senior theater major at George Fox University (GFU) in Newberg, Ore., was already out as gay […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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OnLiving

On Living with a Concern for Gospel Ministry (Second Edition)

By Brian Drayton. QuakerPress of Friends General Conference, 2019. 224 pages. $16.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook.

Max L. Carter is a member of New Garden Meeting in Greensboro, N.C., and the retired William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College.

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AWord

A Word from the Lost: Remarks on James Nayler’s Love to the Lost and a Hand Held Forth to the Helpless to Lead Out of the Dark

By David Lewis. Inner Light Books, 2019. 276 pages. $35/hardcover; $25/paperback; $12.50/eBook.

Brian Drayton worships with Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.

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HowFar

How Far Have You Traveled?

By John Calvi. True Quaker Press, 2019. 236 pages. $14.95/paperback.

Bob Dixon-Kolar is an associate professor of English at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill. He and his family are members of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.

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A Natural Unfolding

By Donna Eder. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 457), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet or eBook.

Philip Favero resides on Bainbridge Island, Wash., and is a member of Agate Passage (Wash.) Meeting.

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Building Bridges: Four Stories from the Bible

By Elizabeth O’Sullivan. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 458), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet or eBook.

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting, and, having recently moved to Durham, N.C., an attender at Durham Meeting.

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What Do Quakers Believe? AND Telling the Truth about God

By Geoffrey Durham. Christian Alternative Books (Quaker Quicks), 2019. 88 pages. $10.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook.

Marty Grundy, a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, has struggled to help Friends enlarge their vocabulary and remember that when each speaks the language of the heart, the burden of translation is on the hearer.

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