Judith Brown in Friends Journal

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Books January 2014

Reviews, featuring titles from Mark Nepo, Lester Brown, Jill Suzanne Shook, Margery Post Abbott, and Reza Aslan.

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Q&A with Judith Brown

A look at the poetry in Friends Journal

Judy Brown, a longtime Friend and writer, has been poetry editor at Friends Journal for 17 years. She has been lucky enough to live in several countries throughout her life, including Turkey, where she set her novel, Turkish Wedding: Once There Was, Once There Wasn’t. She is the mother of four children and lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

Posted in: November 2012: Quaker Books, Writing, and Poetry
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Books, August 2013

A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles By Thich Nhat Hanh, illustrated by Wietske Vriezen. Plum Blossom Books, 2012. […]

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Judith Coffey and Michael Hirtle

Coffey‐Hirtle—Judith Coffey and Michael Hirtle, on August 13, 2016, in a joyful ceremony at the Providence (R.I.) Meetinghouse under the care […]

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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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Working for Peace

Perhaps one of the most difficult dilemmas presented by our Quaker testimonies is the tension between seeking to address that […]

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Silent Voices

Silent Voices: A Family Memoir

By Judith Wright Favor. Pilgrimage Press, 2014. 153 pages. $10.99/paperback. Judith Wright Favor is a former pilot and pastor, now […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program in Brown University’s English Department, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.

Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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Strengthening Interfaith Connections Locally

My experiences visiting and living abroad have been a major influence on what I hope, as a Quaker, to emphasize […]

Judith Brown, a member and currently the clerk of Agate Passage Meeting in Bainbridge Island, Wash., is Friends Journal's poetry editor.

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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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Dilemmas of Our Peace Testimony

The history of the Quaker Peace Testimony is full of dilemmas and never a simple doctrine. Indeed, it seems to […]

Judith Reynolds Brown is poetry editor of Friends Journal. Her book A Glove on My Heart: Encounters with the Mentally Ill was published in January.

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