Information is coming to us in different ways than it did in the first 350 years of Quaker history.
Carol Kitchen in Friends Journal
Searching article titles, author names, and full text of all articles since 2002:
Carol Kitchen is retired from a career in social work in varied settings. She has professional degrees in library science and social work and a doctorate in religion and society.Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
Anthony—James W. Anthony, 73, on July 15, 2009, in Sudbury, Mass. Jim was born on June 17, 1936, in Columbus, […]
Letters from our readers.
A short story about resolving conflict.
Nathan Alling Long grew up in a log cabin in the Maryland Appalachians, lived on a queer commune in Tennessee, and studied writing in Virginia. His stories and essays have been published in over 50 publications and have appeared on NPR and in several anthologies. He lives in Philadelphia, Pa., and teaches at Richard Stockton College in Galloway, N.J.
Posted in: Departments, Fiction, November 2012: Quaker Books, Writing, and Poetry
Our son brought Marge Abbott’s essay “In the Belly of the Whale” to me during my stay in a South […]
Carol Reilley Urner, who now spends winters with her daughter in Whittier, Calif., and summers with her son and family in Portland, Oreg., is a member of Central and Southern Africa Yearly Meeting and of Sarasota (Fla.) Meeting. She is working on issues of demilitarization with Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.Posted in: Features
By Douglas Gwyn. Plain Press, 2014. 512 pages. $20/paperback; $15/eBook. Querencia (from the Spanish verb “querer”) is a metaphysical […]
Valerie Brown is a member of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa., and a long-time Pendle Hill teacher and retreat leader. She is principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC (leadsmartcoaching.com), specializing in leadership and mindfulness training.Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
One Quaker family’s approach to education.
Seres Kyrie lives with her partner and two children in southwest Wisconsin where they homeschool, make music, and cook delicious food. The Kyries travel an hour to Madison (Wis.) Meeting, where they are in the process of becoming members. When they cannot attend meeting, worship is held on the riverbanks.Posted in: April 2014: Education, Features
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