A woodcarver leaves the Marines for a more peaceful life.
Philip C. Scott in Friends Journal
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Philip C. Scott is a member of Valley Meeting in Wayne, Pa., and lives in Stowe, Vt., with his wife, Roberta. He is an outdoors person, but on rainy days he turns to art for entertainment. Woodcarving is his favorite form of intellectual play—that is what Albert Einstein called art.
Posted in: Features, November 2014: Books and Writing
Sawyer—Florence Scott Stickney Sawyer, 97, on February 24, 2018, peacefully, in her sleep, in Medford, N.J. Florence was born on […]
Introduction to the issue.
Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of Friends Journal.
Posted in: Among Friends, October 2015: Faithful Living
In the Gospel of Matthew, in the record of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus teaches his disciples, saying, “Blessed […]
Emma M. Churchman is a sojourning member at Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Pa.) and a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.). She was artist in residence at Pendle Hill Quaker center in Wallingford, Pa.
Posted in: Features
Congratulations to Friends at Barnegat (N.J.) Meeting for their winning submission in our Weathering the Windfall contest.
Posted in: Online Features
Video recording from the 2015 FGC Gathering.
Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.
I am grateful for the opportunity to speak with you at what is so clearly an urgent time. With your […]
Scott Simon, host of National Public Radio's Weekend Edition, is a former member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), and of Northside Meeting in Chicago, Ill. He spent many hours covering the terrorist strike at the World Trade Center. This article is based on a talk given on September 25 in Washington, D.C, as the annual Parker Lecture sponsored by the United Church of Christ. Scott Simon's memoir Home and Away has recently been released in paperback. ©2001 Scott Simon
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By John Philip Newell. SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2014. 135 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. In The Rebirthing of God, Celtic peacemaker John […]
Judith Favor, a lifelong contemplative, belongs to Claremont Meeting in Southern California. She savors memories of shared meals with John Philip Newell at a Spiritual Directors International conference, and worship in the courtyard of Casa del Sol at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico.
Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
By Philip Gulley. Convergent Books, 2018. 224 pages. $22.99/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. The words “unlearning” and “unbelieving” make it plain that this […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Much of the conservative Baptist Church of his childhood years now seems a remote though still treasured world.
Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken