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Being Rufus Jones

Life in the meeting. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]

Daniel Lee is a member of Indianapolis First Friends Meeting. A longtime bike rider and writer, he credits cycling with helping to lead him to Indiana and then to Quakerism. Daniel lives with his wife and three children in Carmel, Ind.


Posted in: Life in the Meeting, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
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Ellis Oliver Jones

Jones—Ellis Oliver Jones, 88, on October 25, 2016, in Foxdale Village in State College, Pa. Ollie was born on January […]

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Milestones May 2014

Births, deaths, and marriages. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]

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60th Anniversary: Books

A look back at 60 years of Quaker reading. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second year Alumni Fellows program.


Posted in: From the Archives, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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Charles S. Thompson

Thompson—Charles S. Thompson, 89, on April 16, 2017, at home in Queens, N.Y. Charles was born on July 13, 1927, […]

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Ah, Go Fly a Kite!

Paper, glue, wind, and metaphors at the FGC Gathering.

Charles “Chuck” Jones is a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting. Chattanooga is where he flies kites and lives with his wife. He is a retired math teacher who is a woodworker and blacksmith. This past May, he became a graduate of the School of the Spirit.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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Meeting with Friends in an Old Library

A visitor settles down at the library table at Beacon Hills Friends House. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! […]

Sheilah Hill has conducted mental health programs at such organizations as Bronx Lebanon Hospital; Allegheny University; and the Learning Annex, New York City. Her books include, Somewhere on the Edge of Dreaming; They That Sow in Tears; and La Verde de la Vida, Wisdom for the Abortion War.


Posted in: Features, Quaker Libraries
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Interview with Charles Murray

The libertarian author explains why Quakerism is a logical home for independent views.

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist and member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: January 2013: Privilege
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Althea Culcasure (right) greets visitors to the festival while portraying William Still, a key operative on the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia.

News, August 2017

Great Plains Yearly Meeting, Merion Friends, Minneapolis retirement. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To […]


Posted in: News, The Art of Dying
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Mystical Experience, the Bedrock of Quaker Faith

We are not passive, empty vessels hoping to be filled; we have to move toward God.

Robert Atchley is a member of Boulder (Colo.) Meeting. He is author of Spirituality and Aging, which won the Innovative Publication Award from the Gerontological Society of America in 2010. This article is based on a program hour presented to Boulder Meeting in November 2015.


Posted in: Features, February 2017
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