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Thanksgiving on the IRT

A rushed moment on a New York subway platform is suddenly transformed. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not […]

Jeanine M. Dell’Olio is a professor emerita from the Education Department of Hope College. She is a member of Holland (Mich.) Meeting.


Posted in: Features, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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Irony in Grade Four

My nine-year-old daughter’s two favorite words this school year have been “sarcastic” and “ironic.” Sarcasm was fairly easy to master—after […]

Jeanine M. Dell’Olio, a member of Holland (Mich.) Meeting, is a professor in the Education Dept. at Hope College in Holland.


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How Quakers Can Support the Troops?

Shortly after submitting this article to Friends Journal, about soldiers resisting deployment, I was stunned by the news from Ft. […]

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting. He divides his time between writing and activism; see http://​www​.david​-morse​.com.


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Early Quaker Families, 1650–1800

As the Religious Society of Friends emerged out of the chaos of the English Civil War in the 1650s, Quakers’ […]

Marilyn Dell Brady has retired from a teaching career at Virginia Wesleyan College and lives in Alpine, Tex., where she is part of the Alpine Worship Group.


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Nuclear Power: How Do We Decide What is True?

In Friends Journal of August 2011, Karen Street provided us a needed reminder of the human cost of the continuing […]


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What Are the Actual Costs of War?

Friends should discuss their differences regarding our Peace Testimony. Yet recent debates in Friends Journal sometimes seem to be a […]


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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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Peace March

On March 16 my husband and I went to a peace march in Eureka with our good friends Christine and […]

Carrie Gergits has recently completed her master’s degree in Environment and Community at Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., and currently resides in Rio Dell, Calif. She works with children, helping them discover the wonders of nature and instilling a sense of responsibility and respect for their local environments.


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Mark Tolbert Kenmore

Kenmore—Mark Tolbert Kenmore, 62, on November 19, 2016, in Getzville, N.Y., peacefully, surrounded by his wife and two children, from […]

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Quaker Works April 2016

Recent work by Quaker organizations.

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