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Quakers in Bolivia: The Early History of Bolivian Friends

By Emma Condori Mamani. Publicaciones CALA, 2017. 117 pages. $20/paperback. When in 1919 Friends undertook missionary work in Bolivia, it [鈥

Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.

Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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Friends Journal Honored in Best of the Christian Press Contest

Friends Journal received three honors in the Best of the Christian Press awards. To celebrate, we鈥檇 like to share with [鈥

Posted in: Online Features
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Quakers are Way Cooler Than You Think

There are many ways to equip and engage young adult Friend members and attenders.

Emma M. Churchman is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington D.C. and an Associate Member of Chavakali Yearly Meeting in Kenya. 聽She founded and facilitates the Quaker Fellows program for Earlham College in Richmond, Ind., and she is completing her Master鈥檚 in Divinity degree at Earlham School of Religion.

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Midwife for the Holy

A journey into hospital chaplaincy.

Emma M. Churchman is a life-long Quaker and member of Swannanoa Valley Meeting in Black Mountain, N.C. She has a MDiv from Earlham School of Religion and a private practice as a spiritual director and transformational coach (Quakershaman.com). She is currently in a chaplain residency program at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn.

Posted in: Features, January 2014: Finding a Path
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Integrity, a Noun

鈥淚 was ten when I first learned the word, just one of the dozens I had to memorize for a [鈥

Emma LeFebvre is a ninth grader at Westtown School near West Chester, Pa. Though she is not Quaker in name, she attends a Quaker school and feels a strong connection with the principles. In her free time, Emma loves to read, write, and play soccer. When she grows up, she would like to be a novelist.

Posted in: April 2014: Education, Student Voices Project, Unfeatured
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Naming Our Own Radical Faith

In the Gospel of Matthew, in the record of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus teaches his disciples, saying, 鈥淏lessed [鈥

Emma M. Churchman is a sojourning member at Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Pa.) and a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.). She was artist in residence at Pendle Hill Quaker center in Wallingford, Pa.

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Quakers, Restrooms, and the Learning Curve

uakers tend to follow the leading to be in the world but not of it, although last summer gave us [鈥

Debby Churchman lives in Arlington, Va., and works for Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).

Posted in: Quaker Summers, Viewpoint
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In the Manner of Morocco

Celebrating Eid as a Quaker

Emma Hohenstein is a photographer and writer currently working on a book about young Quakers. Her work often focuses on minority culture or social groups with a leaning toward social justice. Emma lives between West Philadelphia, Pa., and Baltimore, Md., with her charming cat, Hamlet.

Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
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Unite the Right 2 counter-demonstrators at Freedom Plaza on E at 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C., on August 12. 2018. 漏 Elvert Barnes / flickr.com

Holding Unite the Right to the Light

Holding a public meeting for worship in a maelstrom of political anger.

Debby Churchman is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and served as its administrative secretary at the time of this event.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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Seeking the Light: A Story of Quaker Culture and Homewood Friends Meeting (Books in Brief)

By Emma Hohenstein. Self鈥恜ublished, 2014. 90 pages. $30/hardcover. This short book is the precursor to young author and photographer Emma [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the Friends Journal books editor.

Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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