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Who Was Joy Hodgkin?

When my grandfather, Henry Hodgkin, migrated from England in 1930 to be the first director of studies at Pendle Hill, […]

Margaret (Meg) Hodgkin Lippert is the granddaughter of Henry and Joy Hodgkin. Meg was born a Friend and is currently a member of South Seattle (Wash.) Meeting. A former classroom teacher and author of over 20 books of multicultural folktales, she currently teaches storytelling for Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass., and works with high school youth in Seattle. Her website is http://​www​.storypower​.net.


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Speaking the Language of Quaker Values

A Friend’s perspective on money and philanthropy.

Henry B. Freeman is a fundraising consultant who works with nonprofit organizations and educational institutions around the country. An active Friend, Henry lives in Richmond, Ind., and is a member of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond.


Posted in: Giving and Philanthropy
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Civility Can Be Dangerous

In 1934, AFSC co-founder Henry Cadbury advised Jewish rabbis to be gentler on Hitler. Is civility a substitute for morality?

Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at the American Friends Service Committee.


Posted in: Online Features
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Tapping a Viral Energy

Lifting the bondage, embracing the future, and making Quakerism a viable reality once more.

Robert Henry is pastor of Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting. He is a speaker, activist, neighborhood collaborator, and avid artist. He lives in Fishers, Ind., with his wife and three boys.


Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
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A Lenape among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman

By Dawn G. Marsh. University of Nebraska Press, 2014. 240 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $17.95/paperback or eBook. William Penn’s Peaceable Kingdom is a […]

Neal Burdick is retired as senior writer/editor at St. Lawrence University, where he continues to teach advanced writing. Also a freelance writer and editor, he lives in Canton, N.Y., where he is a member of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y., an allowed meeting under the care of Ottawa Meeting in Ontario, Canada.


Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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Personality and Place: The Life and Times of Pendle Hill

By Douglas Gwyn. Plain Press, 2014. 512 pages. $20/paperback; $15/eBook. Querencia (from the Spanish verb “querer”) is a metaphysical […]

Valerie Brown is a member of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa., and a long-time Pendle Hill teacher and retreat leader. She is principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC (leadsmartcoaching​.com), specializing in leadership and mindfulness training.


Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Henry Cadbury, AFSC, and Haverford College

Even 1918 Quakers were a complicated mix of prophetic and pragmatic.

James Krippner has been teaching at Haverford College since 1992. David Harrington Watt will begin teaching there in the fall of this year. They would both like to acknowledge the invaluable assistance they received from the staff of Haverford College’s library, Krista Oldham in particular, while researching this article.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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December full issue access

FJ Members get full website access to all of the articles in the December issue, along with a PDF to […]

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Among Friends: Giving Light in the Darkness

Introduction to our issue on Giving and Philanthropy

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, Giving and Philanthropy
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Unlacing the Heart: Connecting with What Really Matters

By Henry B. Freeman. John’s Press, 2015. 130 pages. $14.95/paperback. Unlacing the Heart: Connecting with What Really Matters is Henry […]

Ann Venable is the development director for Baltimore Yearly Meeting. She has been a professional fundraiser for many years.


Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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