FJ Podcast: As I was passing a billboard near a Quaker meeting, I saw a hand‐painted scene of a farm […]
Andrew J. Bergman in Friends Journal
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Hawk—Stephen Allen Hawk, 73, on March 10, 2017, in Chicago, Ill., after a long illness. Steve was born on July […]
What’s the difference between a Mennonite and a Quaker?
Andrew J. Bergman is a Mennonite writer from Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Mennonite satire website The Daily Bonnet.Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
A brief history of meetinghouse design and the story of Chestnut Hill Meeting’s new building.
John Andrew Gallery is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and a member of the Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust. He is the author of Sacred Sites of Center City, a guide to all the places of worship in Center City Philadelphia, and of Living in the Kingdom of God and other spiritual essays.Posted in: Features, February 2014
By Andrew R. Murphy. Oxford University Press, 2018. 488 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $23.99/eBook. The name William Penn evokes an image of […]
Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and has served on the board of trustees of Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
A hand‐painted sign along a highway starts a slow path to Friends.
Andrew Glazier is a nursery manager growing native California plants for restoration projects and has written for various gardening publications. He attended Visalia (Calif.) Meeting for five years before becoming a member.Posted in: Features, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker
Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]
When I applied for membership in the Religious Society of Friends ten years ago, it was easy to tell my […]
John Andrew Gallery is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and clerk of Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting. He is the author of a Pendle Hill Pamphlet, Reflections from a Prayer Vigil for Peace. © 2002 John Andrew GalleryPosted in: Features
Ladies and Gentlemen, brothers and sisters, Quakaz and Gangstaz: You are witnessing a revolution in the Religious Society of Friends. […]
Asa Fager, a member of Langley Hill (Va.) Meeting, is a freshman at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.Posted in: Features
FJ Podcast: About eight years ago, I was driving on the main road near my new home in California’s Central […]
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous