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Transitioning in the Light: A Quaker Community’s Journey across the Gender Divide

I was feeling terribly alone on that cold February evening as I placed the call to Carole Hoage. Muscles knotted […]

Chloe Schwenke, a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, is an ethicist and international development consultant. She is the author of Reclaiming Value in International Development: The Moral Divisions of Development Policy and Practice in Poor Countries. Her website is http://www.developmentvalues.net.

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Frank Edson Cummings

Cummings—Frank Edson Cummings, on his 76th birthday, in Eugene, Ore., from acute myeloid leukemia, surrounded by his family. He was […]

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On Vocal Ministry: Two Perspectives

These words are offered as two Friends’ understanding and experience. They are not perfect or final, nor are they meant […]

Diane Bonner is a chaplain at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan. Carol Holmes travels under appointment of New York Yearly Meeting to nurture small meetings and worship groups, and she serves on the general board of Friends United Meeting. Both are members of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City and serve on its Committee on Worship and Ministry.

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Respect Is the Heartbeat of Standing Rock

Quaker Earthcare Witness visits the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camps.

Shelley Tanenbaum is the general secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness, on the board of Quaker Institute for the Future, and a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif.

Posted in: February 2017, Online Features
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Forum September 2013

Forum A colorful shock The color August issue of Friends Journal was a shock, but a good one! I commend […]

A selection of letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, September 2013
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FJ Poetry: “I remember him as a child remembers: / he was my Papaw…”

Carol Wills lives in Durham, N.C.

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Forum, January 2018

Letters from our readers.

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State College Meeting members show off their new solar panels. Courtesy of State College Friends.

News, January 2016

Protests at Guilford and Earlham Colleges and against gas pipelines; New England Friends statement on Paris attacks; FGC program changes; […]

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On Sexism as a Spiritual Disaster

I have been a feminist for 35 years. It has been, in effect, my religion. For me, feminism is a […]

Judith Fetterley, a member of Albany (N.Y.) Meeting, has retired from teaching American literature, writing, and feminist theory at SUNY Albany. Among her writings is The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction. She has chaired the board of the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault, served on the Steering Committee of the National Women's Studies Association, and now serves on the Steering Committee of Women Against War, a local peace activist organization. Since retiring she has started Perennial Wisdom, a small perennial garden business, and she is writing a book on gardening as a spiritual practice. She serves on the Witness Coordinating Committee of New York Yearly Meeting.

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Are Meeting Libraries Encumbrances?

Information is coming to us in different ways than it did in the first 350 years of Quaker history.

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.

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