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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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How Green Are Quakers?

Quaker Earthcare Survey Results Last summer at Friends General Conference Gathering in Iowa, we at Quaker Earthcare Witness had our first […]

John Fletcher is a member of Norman (Okla.) Meeting and serves on the steering committee of Quaker Earthcare Witness.


Posted in: August 2012: Sustainable Travel, Departments
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GreenFaith: Mobilizing God’s People to Save the Earth

By Fletcher Harper. Abingdon Press, 2015. 178 pages. $19.99/paperback or eBook. In the glut of supposedly “eco‐friendly” products, it’s tempting […]

Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting, a graduate of Earlham School of Religion, and a systems engineer with a particular interest in pilgrimage, nature, sacred space, and the intimate relation of science and faith.


Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Quaker Speaks from the Black Experience

The history, role, and involvement of African Americans in the Religious Society of Friends have been subjects of long‐standing interest […]

James Fletcher is a member of College Station Worship Sharing Group in Houston, Tex. He is treasurer for American Friends Service Committee, and has served extensively with AFSC, Friends World Committee for Consultation, and other Friends organizations in work in the Republic of South Africa. He is co-founder of the Fellowship of Friends of African Descent (FFAD), and co-author of two books, A Quaker Speaks From the Black Experience: The Life and Collected Works of Barrington Dunbar and Friends Face the World. This essay was adapted from a speech to FFAD in April 2006.


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Milestones May 2014

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

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October Forum

Viewpoint: An Upside to Downsizing By Chuck Hosking When I’m being honest, I have to admit that minimalism is an […]

Letters from Chuck Hosking, Mary Linda, Bruce Dienes, Michael Blackman, Rosemary Coffey, Lynn Fitz-Hugh, Isabel Penraeth, Linda Lotz, Roberta Nobelman, James F. Updegraff, and Sandra Herbert.


Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
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