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In a meeting for worship in the early 1940s a young woman, fairly new to Friends, felt the irresistible urge […]

Marty Paxson Grundy is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting. ©2002 Marty Paxson Grundy


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Books February 2013

Reviewed this month: Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. By Rabbi Michael Lerner. Reviewed by […]

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Changing the “Me” to “We”

Managing conflicts in the absence of shared beliefs.

Benjamin Lloyd is a professional actor and teaches theater at Penn State Brandywine campus. He founded White Pines Productions in 2009, "dedicated to creating a place where community members and artists come together to make new work in the performing arts." He is a member of Abington (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: April 2013: Conflict and Eldering, Features
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On Authority, A New Apologia

Can science and morality explain why something is holy? 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

Jacob Stone is a member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting.  He and his wife, Gretta, have been Friends in residence at Chena Ridge Meeting in Fairbanks, Alas., and were directors of the Ben Lomond Quaker Center in California. They are longtime Friends General Conference Couple Enrichment leaders, and are about to be Friends in residence at Pendle Hill in Wallingford, Pa.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2013: Quaker Testimonies
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From a Quaker View of Sex

Quick! Name the most influential document published by British Quakers in the twentieth century. It’s probably a 1963 pamphlet entitled […]

Mitchell Santine Gould enables financial advisors to collect client data for use in emergencies. Curator of LeavesOfGrass.Org, he is the leading authority on Walt Whitman's rise among “sailors, lovers, and Quakers.” Together with the LGBT Religious Archive Network, he documents the historical intersections between Quakers and gay people.


Posted in: March 2013: Sexuality
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The Cambridge Companion to Quakerism

Edited by Stephen W. Angell and Pink Dandelion. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 410 pages. $105/hardcover; $34.99/paperback; $28/eBook. This edited volume, […]

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

By Roxanne Dunbar‐Ortiz. Beacon Press, 2014. 296 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. This book is part of Beacon Press’s ReVisioning American History […]

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism. He previously worked for over 20 years as an attorney in the Indian Affairs Division of the Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of the Interior.


Posted in: January 2017 Books, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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Books June/July 2013

Discernment: Living Under Divine Guidance North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative), Journal (number 6), 2012. 62 pages. Free download at www​.ncymc​.org/​j​o​u​r​nal. Reviewed […]

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Fit for Freedom: A Conversation with the Co‐ Authors

Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans and the Myth of Racial Justice By Donna McDaniel and Vanessa […]

Richard K. Taylor served on Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Race Relations Committee and worked in an AFSC program to overcome racism in housing. In 1963, he founded and directed the Fair Housing Council of Delaware Valley. In the late 1960s, he was named to the staff of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Southern Christian Leadership Conference. More recently, he and a colleague of African American descent led a six-year "racial healing process" in Germantown's St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.


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