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A Convergent Model of Renewal: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture

By C. Wess Daniels. Pickwick Publications, 2015. 223 pages. $27/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Quakerism, most agree, is in need of renewal. There […]

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


Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Suicide and the Things We Carry

Learning to work around our ghosts.

Besides being a son, C. Wess Daniels is a father of three. He is a convergent Friend, a released Quaker minister, and an adjunct professor at George Fox Evangelical Seminary and Earlham School of Religion. In his spare time, he enjoys roasting coffee, a good remix, liberation theology, bourbon, and wearing vests.


Posted in: May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
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Books March 2014

Book reviews

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Convergence among Friends: From the ‘Kitchen’ to the ‘Parlor’

Have you ever sensed that the earliest Quakers had a fire that seems to be missing now? What do we […]

Robin Mohr, a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting, has a weblog, "What Canst Thou Say?" at http://www.robinmsf.blogspot.com. C. Wess Daniels, a member of Barberton (Ohio) Friends Church, currently lives in Los Angeles where he attends Fuller Seminary; he blogs at http://www.gatheringinlight.com.


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What’s the Point of a Meeting?

Liberal Friends might want to consider how we can be more engaged with our physical neighborhoods.

Mackenzie Morgan is a software engineer and a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting. She is currently serving as clerk of the meeting’s Communications Subcommittee, and as clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Advancement and Outreach Committee. She’s the editor on QuakerOutreach.com.


Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
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The author (left) in AFSC's New York Metro Regional Office, with Jerald Ciekot and J. Collett. Photo courtesy of AFSC Archives.

An AFSC Defense of the Rights of Conscience

The Case of the United States of America vs. Daniel A. Seeger

Daniel A. Seeger is a member of Morningside Meeting in New York City. He has served as executive director of Pendle Hill, as interim general secretary of American Friends Service Committee, and as an AFSC regional director in New York and San Francisco.


Posted in: Conscience, Features
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News: May 2015

News from Quakerbooks, Releasing Ministry Alliance, the Quaker Bridge Film Festival, and Guilford College. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in […]

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A Fundamentalist’s Journey Toward Simplicity

Daniel Suelo, now widely known as “the man who quit money,” had a long, sometimes frustrating spiritual journey toward understanding […]

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The Man Who Quit Money: Interview with Book Club Author

Over a decade ago, a man named Daniel Suelo decided to live without money. He had wrestled under its tyranny […]

Mark Sundeen has been named “one of America’s most innovative writers of literary nonfiction” and was born in Harbor City, California, in 1970. His nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, and the Believer. His other books are Car Camping (HarperCollins, 2000) and The Making of Toro (Simon & Schuster, 2003), and he co-authored North By Northwestern (St. Martin’s, 2010), which was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He has taught fiction and nonfiction at the MFA creative writing programs at the University of New Mexico and Southern New Hampshire University. He lives in Montana and Utah.

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal. 


Posted in: Book Club, October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road, Quaker Book Reviews
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Understanding The Man Who Quit Money

Right around the time I started reading The Man Who Quit Money, I was obsessed with buying shoes. I had […]

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal.


Posted in: Book Club, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2012
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