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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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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.

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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

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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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George Fox and the Gnostic Gospels

The spiritual revolutions of George Fox鈥檚 time echoed earlier religious openings. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an [鈥

Lyndon Back is a member of Old Haverford (Pa.) Meeting. She serves on the American Friends Service Committee Nobel Peace Prize Nominating Task Group. Her articles and poems have appeared in Pendle Hill publications, Friends Journal, and Quaker History. Lyndon is writing an account of her experiences as a peace worker in former Yugoslavia during the war years.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2014: Concepts of God
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