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Interview with Andrew Glazier, author of “The Billboard”

FJ Podcast: As I was passing a billboard near a Quaker meeting, I saw a hand‐painted scene of a farm […]

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Stephen Allen Hawk

Hawk—Stephen Allen Hawk, 73, on March 10, 2017, in Chicago, Ill., after a long illness. Steve was born on July […]

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Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition

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
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Chestnut Hill Meeting's new meetinghouse.

The Freedom to Build

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
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William Penn: A Life

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
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The Billboard

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
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Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]

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A Perspective on the Peace Testimony

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 Gallery

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The Friendly Gangstaz Committee

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.

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Author Andrew Glazier reads “The Billboard”

FJ Podcast: About eight years ago, I was driving on the main road near my new home in California’s Central […]

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