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Another Reflection on Marriage among Friends

Two Friends Journal articles reflecting on marriage—renewing vows and speaking plainly to those divorcing—appeared just as my husband and I […]

Georgana Foster has been a member of Mt. Toby Meeting in Leverett, Mass., for 48 years and is the meeting historian. She has a degree in South Asian Studies, focusing on the worship and folk art of female deities in India, earned when she was 60. She has researched New England Quaker women, and taught a workshop on Quaker women at the Friends General Conference Gathering.

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Jesus, Christ and Servant of God: Meditations on the Gospel According to John

By David Johnson. Inner Light Books, 2017. 278 pages. $35/hardcover; $25/paperback; $12.50/eBook. It is certainly not surprising that Quaker publisher […]

Michael Willett Newheart, a semi-retired university professor, is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting.

Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
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From the 1932 edition of <i>The journal and essays of John Woolman, edited by Amelia M. Gummere. <a href="https://archive.org/details/journalessaysofj00wool/page/n7">Via Internet Archive</a>.

Learning from John Woolman, as a Christian Quaker

A passage from John Woolman’s Journal gives a Friend the language for describing her new sense of empowerment.

Helene Pollock has participated in all branches of Friends during her 40 years of association with Friends. Her primary Quaker community at this time is the extended worship community that meets in the Philadelphia area. She is the former director of Quaker Affairs at Haverford College.

Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Be Cool, Not Hot

To better understand an adult’s behavior, psychologists often investigate the individual’s childhood experience. Events that take place in the early […]

Dean Sherwin was born in the UK. He has worked as an architect, university professor, and construction estimator, living in Europe and Southeast Asia as well as the U.S. He became personally acquainted with Buddhism, Islam, and Hinduism before becoming a member of Arch Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., 20 years ago.

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John Howard Huffman

Huffman—John Howard Huffman, 74, on October 29, 2015, in Springfield, Mo., peacefully set free from a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. […]

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An Aspect of Continuing Revelation?

Since the dawn of history, religious traditions have been giving birth to poets and mystics. Quakerism also has had its […]

Judith Reynolds Brown, a member of University Meeting in Seattle, Wash., is poetry editor of Friends Journal and the author of A Glove on my Heart: Encounters with the Mentally Ill.

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New Orleans Church After Katrina, by Wyatt Gallery © 2006.

Holy Saturday Meditation

The day on which nothing happens. Author podcast available.

John Andrew Gallery lives in Philadelphia, Pa., and is a member of the city’s Chestnut Hill Meeting. In addition to Friends Journal articles and a Pendle Hill pamphlet (#358), John is the author of Living in the Kingdom of God. Information about John and his writings can be found at Johnandrewgallery.com.

Posted in: April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Features
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Milestones March 2015

Births, marriages, and deaths among Friends.

Posted in: March 2015, Milestones
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Mary Fisher: Maidservant Turned Prophet

When Friends in Moscow recently designed a postcard to share the message of Quakerism, the 17th‐century Quaker they chose to […]

Marcelle Martin is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and the resident Quaker Studies teacher at Pendle Hill in Wallingford, Pa.

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Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]

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