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Draw Your Weapons

By Sarah Sentilles. Random House, 2017. 320 pages. $28/hardcover; $13.99/eBook. Assembled like a collage or impressionist painting, Draw Your Weapons […]

Lori Patterson lives in Portland, Ore., where she teaches women’s studies at her local college, attends Multnomah Meeting in Portland (serving on the Racial Justice Committee), and runs an independent yarn and fiber dyeing business out of her home.†


Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
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Dana Louise Raphael

Raphael—Dana Louise Raphael, 90, on Feb. 2, 2016, in Westport, Conn., from complications of congestive heart failure. Dana was born […]

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Milestones January 2014

Births, marriages, and deaths.

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Books June/July 2013

Discernment: Living Under Divine Guidance North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative), Journal (number 6), 2012. 62 pages. Free download at www​.ncymc​.org/​j​o​u​r​nal. Reviewed […]

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Books March 2013

Books Reviewed: “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco. “Dorothee Soelle: Mystic and Rebel” by […]

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A Portrait of Two Founders

I earnestly believe our Society will serve the Kingdom [of God] better as we are unified. —J. Passmore Elkinton, in […]

Steven Elkinton, a member of Langley Hill Meeting in McLean, Va., remembers his grandparents fondly. He is indebted to the staff at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College for making available to him the Elkinton Family Papers and photographs, and the Anna Bassett Griscom Papers.


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Milestones September 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]

Births, marriages, and deaths.


Posted in: Milestones, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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May Milestones 2012

Ackerman—Dorothy Hopkirk Ackerman, 90, on March 10, 2011, at home in Minneapolis, Minn. Dorothy was born on October 23, 1920, […]


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Agnes Miyo Moriuchi and Steven Elkinton

Married on September 3, 2017, under the care of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, 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. © Matt Brown, flickr.com/londonmatt

Fox Hunt

A trek to the semi‐forgotten 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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