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Friends Journal is published by Friends Publishing Corporation. The mission of the corporation is to communicate Quaker experience in order […]

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Friends and the Earth Charter

For me, September 9, 2001, was a day filled with hope and joy, in contrast to the tragic events that […]

Ruah Swennerfelt, a member of Burlington, (Vt.) Meeting, is general secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness.

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Natural Quiet at Goose Creek

Some keep the Sabbath going to church; I keep it staying at home, With a bobolink for a chorister, And […]

Miriam Westervelt has clerked the Unity with Nature Committee at Goose Creek Monthly Meeting in Lincoln, Va. for many years. She is a multicultural environmental educator and recently published Il Giardino Delle Farfalle, a children's book about butterflies in Italian.

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Milestones January 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages.

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Charles Murray

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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The Peaceable Kingdom 2.0: Young Adults and Quakerism’s Future

In this post‐Christendom, post‐9/11 country, there is a growing inter‐faith youth movement, thanks in part to the ability of new […]

Stephen Willis Dotson is a member of Goose Creek (Va.) Meeting who carries a concern for the future of Friends. This concern manifests in a desire to nurture rising generations, to facilitate Quaker engagement with ecumenical and inter-religious work, and to help the unique gifts of Quakerism reach those who are seeking them through both traditional and emerging technologies. He is a Board member for Friends Journal.

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A Ministry of Prayer and Learning

The School of the Spirit Ministry teaches Friends how to live and grow in grace.

Catherine Bly Cox has been a teacher of college English, a writer, and a full-time mom. She is a graduate of the Spiritual Nurturer program and a member of Goose Creek Meeting in Lincoln, Va.

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The Roots of Our Lifestyles

Among Friends: Our introduction to the January issue on Quaker lifestyles.

Martin Kelley is the senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Christian Peace Witness for Iraq: The Risks that Faith Asks

On April 29 of this year, I was blessed to attend the Christian Peace Witness for Iraq (CPWI) in Washington, […]

Stephen Dotson, a member of Goose Creek Meeting in Lincoln, Va., is currently serving as young adult leadership development coordinator at Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa. He is involved in Quakers Uniting in Publications, Quaker Quest, and World Student Christian Federation.

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Pacific Northwest Quaker Women’s Theology Conference 2012

Q&A with Nancy McLauchlan

Nancy McLauchlan grew up on an island in Puget Sound and has been a Quaker for over 40 years. She has held membership at Goose Creek (Va.), Eastside (Wash.), Corvallis (Oreg.), and Bridge City (Oreg.) Meetings.

Posted in: Interviews, September 2012
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