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Separation of Church and State

The separation of church and state is currently the focus of much debate. The concept is increasingly challenged by religious [鈥

George L. Alexander, a retired psychiatrist, grew up as a Presbyterian in Arkansas. He first encountered Quakerism as an undergraduate at Yale in the 1940s. He attended Pittsburgh (Pa.) Meeting, where his family was active for nearly 40 years.

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Q&A: Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform

An interview with Friends involved with group working toward justice reform.

The Q&A with MAJR was conducted by Friends Journal associate editor Gail Whiffen Coyle.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Q&A
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Friends Testimony on Gambling

Everybody these days receives and discards those letters saying 鈥淢r. X, you may already be the winner of half a [鈥

Norma Jacob, a member of Kendal (Pa.) Meeting, is the author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets. She is a member of the JOURNAL board of managers and a regular contributor to the JOURNAL. Her interview with Horace Alexander appeared March 15, 1983.

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Class Privilege and Schools Among Modern Friends

A substantial portion of members of the Religious Society of Friends likes to proclaim its liberalism; some Friends even wrap [鈥

Larry Ingle, a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting, is a historian. He is the author of Quakers in Conflict: The Hicksite Reformation and First Among Friends: George Fox and the Creation of Quakerism.

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Start Here: A Road Map to Reducing Mass Incarceration

By Greg Berman and Julian Adler. The New Press, 2018. 224 pages. $24.99/hardcover or eBook.

David P. Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world and Holocaust history.

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Candlelight vigil in Madison, Wis., for victims of Charleston church shooting. (via Flickr: Light Brigading)

Finding Fellowship After the Charleston Church Massacre

A Quaker is led to act in solidarity with the black community after the Charleston church shooting.

T. Hamboyan Harrison is a white-presenting member of Third Haven Meeting in Easton, Md., who blogs at lightandlotus.wordpress.com. She is passionate about human rights, living up to our Quaker testimonies, and cats.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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Student Voices 2015 Participants

A list of participants for the 2nd annual SVP.

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Milestones April 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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Quaker Leadership and Education

Three stories and a vision of recovering joy.

Alexander Levering Kern is an educator, poet, writer, ecumenical and interfaith leader, and member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). Editor of the anthology Becoming Fire: Spiritual Writing from Rising Generations, he currently serves as executive director of the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service (CSDS) at Northeastern University in Boston.

Posted in: April 2014: Education, Features
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Forum January 2019

Letters from our readers.

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