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Cold Spell

I shiver. It’s only a mile to the barn, but the temperature has been dropping all day. I check the […]

Julie Gochenour, a member of Valley Meeting in Dayton, Virginia, is a former editor of the magazines Virginia Farmer, Southern Dairy, and Coöperative Farmer, and the former co-editor of “Shenandoah Seasons,” a culinary newsletter. She is currently working on a Master of Art in Religion degree at Eastern Mennonite University. She also is a news editor for Friends Journal. This article was originally published in DreamSeeker Magazine, Winter 2002 issue; http://​pandorapressus​.com/​d​sm/; reprinted with permission.


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Charlottesville Friends in worship at Justice Park. Photo by David Lewis.

Charlottesville Quakers and the Ongoing Stand against White Nationalists

Quakers can learn to be braver and more outspoken.

Isaac Barnes May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. Currently he is a doctoral candidate specializing in American religious history at the University of Virginia and a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.


Posted in: Online Features, September 2017, Uncategorized
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Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Biography

By Dacia Palmerino, illustrated by Andrea Grosso Ciponte, translated by Michael G. Parker. Plough Publishing House, 2017. 160 pages. $19.95/paperback; […]

Isaac Barnes May is a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting. He is a doctoral candidate in religious studies at the University of Virginia.


Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Prophetic and the Pragmatic in Politics

We are in good company as we fumble and grope to find our way in politics. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? […]

Isaac May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. He is currently pursuing a PhD in religious studies at the University of Virginia. Isaac has published several articles on Quaker history. He holds membership in Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.


Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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Rediscovering Quakerism’s Liberal Religious Roots

Revisiting our spiritual tradition to find common ground in witness and service. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not […]

Isaac May is a graduate student in religious studies at the University of Virginia. He is an alumnus of Earlham College and holds an MA from Harvard Divinity School. Isaac became a member of the Religious Society of Friends at Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.).


Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
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An Early Assessment: U.S. Quakerism in the 20th Century: Papers from the Quaker History Roundtable, June 8–11, 2017

Edited by Chuck Fager. Kimo Press, 2017. 235 pages. $11.95/Paperback. In the interest of full disclosure, this reviewer spent several […]

Mitchell Santine Gould is a leading authority on Walt Whitman’s Quakerism, and runs the website LeavesOfGrass​.Org. His analysis of Transcendentalism as the secularization of Quakerism has appeared in Quaker History and in Quaker Theology. He is an attender at Multnomah Friends Meeting in Portland, Ore.


Posted in: February 2018, February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum November 2017

Letters from readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join […]


Posted in: Forum, Quaker Libraries
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The Christiana Resistance

In the early morning hours of September 11, 1851—ten years before the Civil War and exactly 150 years to the […]

Brenda Walker Beadenkopf, a member of Concord (Pa.) Meeting and the mother of nine children, lives in Niles, Michigan. She is a former editor of the weekly Michigan newspaper Berrien County Record and is currently a contributing editor of Bridgman Baroda Beat. She is writing a biography of her Quaker activist father, Charlie Walker, and she invites anyone with information or anecdotes about him to contact her at [email protected]​qtm.​net.


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