Marti Matthews in Friends Journal

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What is Worship?

Meeting for worship is the heart and center of a Quaker meeting and of being Quaker, but what do Quakers […]

Marti Matthews is a member of Northside Meeting in Chicago, Ill. She is active in Illinois Yearly Meeting, a counselor for the Adult Basic Education Department of Triton College, and author of the book, Pain: The Challenge and the Gift. ©2002 Marti Matthews

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Paul: I Witness a Friend’s Difficult Calling

I feel how Paul is connected solidly to the Root. I feel honored to have been witness to an important […]

Marti Matthews is a member of Oak Park Monthly Meeting. A retired counselor, she is the author of the book Pain: The Challenge and the Gift and various published articles. Because of a curvature in her lower back, she has been led to learn much on the subject of healing.

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Martha Louise Fosnacht Vidrine

Vidrine—Martha Louise Fosnacht Vidrine, 78, on June 11, 2017, at Panorama Care Center in Lacey, Wash., of cancer. Marty was […]

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Milestones August 2014

Births, weddings, and deaths.

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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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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.

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Books February 2014

The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI By Betty Medsger. Knopf, 2014. 608 pages. $29.95/hardcover. Reviewed by […]

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June/July Books 2012

A Lively Faith: Reflections on Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative) By Callie Marsh. FGC QuakerPress, 2011. 102 pages. $14.95/paperback. Reviewed […]

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Forum, April 2020

Letters from our readers.

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Sweet Baby Jesus

The present‐tense verbs of George Fox.

A convinced Friend since 1982, Patricia Wild is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), where she serves on its Ministry and Counsel and Prison Fellowship Group. Her latest "book, _WellingUp.net_, is an interactive, experimental website that tells a Quaker novel online using podcasts and supplementary materials and links.

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