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Among Friends: Quaker Tools, New and Revisited

Our introduction to the September 2017 issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal: [email protected]​friendsjournal.​org


Posted in: Among Friends, September 2017
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Drinking the Living Water: Pilgrimage to Taize

A convinced Friend and former Catholic, I never thought I would agree with the pope about anything … but God […]

Mary Kay Rehard, a member of 57th Street Meeting in Chicago, Ill., lives in Richmond, Indiana, where she attends West Richmond Meeting and teaches her children at home. She and her husband, Patrick Nugent, director of the Institute for Quaker Studies at Earlham, will take students to Taizé’s European meeting in Budapest this winter.


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An Opportunity to Laugh with Sarah

The righteous flourish like the palm tree, and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house […]

Elizabeth F. Meyer is a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting and has served as its clerk. She is part of the leadership of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Spiritual Formation Program.


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A Mysticism for Our Time

Rediscovering the spiritual writings of Thomas R. Kelly.

L. Roger Owens teaches spirituality and ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and is the author of What We Need Is Here: Practicing the Heart of Christian Spirituality.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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Practicing Compassion

Practicing Compassion

By Frank Rogers Jr. Fresh Air Books, 2015. 144 pages. $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. “Love—even for myself is hard,” wrote Kim in Viewpoint […]

Judith Favor belongs to Claremont (Calif.) Meeting. She and Frank Rogers belong to a peer supervision group of spiritual directors who follow Friends’ worship-sharing guidelines.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Lesson from a Lynching

When the call came to several Atlanta churches for volunteers to play the role of white Klansmen in the reenactment […]

Joe Parko is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting.


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Though I am just a 14-year-old girl caught between two worlds, I would like to offer you some advice

Student Voices: “Though many families do enter the United States illegally, there should be a process for them to correct […]

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Catherine Balderston Jones Gaskill

Gaskill—Catherine Balderston Jones Gaskill, 90, of John Knox Village, Orange City, Fla., on July 27, 2017. Cathy was born on […]

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Education and Service Projects in Vietnam

The wounds of war do not go away when the fighting stops. Both the physical and emotional wounds persist for […]

Marjorie E. Nelson, a member of Athens (Ohio) Meeting, retired at the end of June 2009 after 32 years of teaching medical students at Ohio University. For the past three years she has traveled to Quang Ngai province in Vietnam where she volunteers with Madison Quakers, Inc.


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Milestones, September 2012

Obituaries for Martin Michael Beer, Richard Sternoff Beyer, Elizabeth Koop Buck, Walter Henry Glass, Dale K Miller, and Armin Louis […]

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