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Affirming Ivy

How way opened at George School to support transgender students.

Laura Noel is the director of public relations at George School. In addition to her work in the advancement office she is a member of the residential life staff, living in a dorm with eleventh- and twelfth-grade girls.

Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
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Old katsura tree.

New Katsura Tree Continues Tradition at George School

A new tree at a Quaker school.

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Earthcare, June/July 2014: Concepts of God
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Lillian and George Willoughby

Raspberries, bread, serendipity, and nonviolence. Lillian and George Willoughby, members of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, were engaged with many projects [鈥

Lynne Shivers, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, has been a social activist, college teacher, and writer.

Posted in: Features
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Friends Journal is published by Friends Publishing Corporation. The mission of the corporation is to communicate Quaker experience in order [鈥

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Around the Web: Quakers Respond to the George Zimmerman Verdict

Around the web and within communities of Friends, Quakers are responding to the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial, in [鈥

Gail Whiffen is聽Friends Journal's associate editor.

Posted in: Online Features
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How Quaker Are We? Reflections on the Character of George Fox University

September 9, 1891, marked the official opening of Pacific College in Newberg, Oregon鈥攍ater to be renamed George Fox College and [鈥

Jamie R. Johnson, a member of Newberg (Oreg.) Friends Church, is director of the Friends Leadership Program at George Fox University in Newberg.

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A Weekend Workcamp

Remembering a transformative youth service experience.

George Kurz is a retired ophthalmologist who practiced in New Jersey and was a clinical professor of ophthalmology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He also taught in Africa, China, Ecuador, and the Philippines. He and his wife Elisabeth live at Pennswood Village, a Quaker retirement community in Pennsylvania.

Posted in: October 2013: On Aging
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How would George Fox respond to terrorism?

William Hanson鈥檚 excellent article 鈥淧olice Power for Peace鈥 (FJ Aug. 2004), brought to mind the thinking and views of George [鈥

Posted in: Features
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The Life of George Fox as a Model for Meeting for Worship

Every Friends meeting for worship bears the imprint of the life of Quakerism鈥檚 founder, George Fox. The meeting begins as [鈥

John Pitts Corry is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa.

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Burial marker for George Fox in Bunhill Fields, first placed in 1881 then moved in 1952 to the meetinghouse garden wall. "11 Month 1690" is January 1691 in the modern calendar. 漏 Matt Brown, flickr.com/londonmatt

Fox Hunt

A trek to the semi鈥恌orgotten gravesite of George Fox.

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and previously served on the board of trustees for Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Features, February 2019
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