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Transforming Prejudice into Love

A misunderstanding opens the way to transgender acceptance.

Aran Reinhart is a member of Broadmead Meeting in northwestern Ohio. After meeting amazing people in both the Quaker and LGBT communities, he found his true self four years ago and became a Quaker. Though he works in a woodmill, he is a poet and activist at heart. He named himself after his favorite form of knitting and gets interesting looks when he knits in public.

R. Scot Miller is a member of Grand Rapids (Mich.) Meeting. In addition to family farming, he serves a United Methodist Congregation as Adult Ministries Director. He teaches social work at a Christian college.


Posted in: Features, September 2012
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David Reuben Miller

Miller—David Reuben Miller, 79, on November 5, 2017, at home in Philadelphia, Pa., surrounded by loved ones, from complications of […]

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Colette Jackman Miller

Miller—Colette Jackman Miller, 81, on February 15, 2017, in Seasons Hospice House in Rochester, Minn., of bile duct cancer. Colette […]

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Mary Katherine McKinney Miller

Miller—Mary Katherine McKinney Miller, 69, on April 17, 2016, of pancreatic cancer, under hospice care at home in Philadelphia, Pa. […]

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A Quaker Voice in Indiana

An interview with Grace Miller of Indiana Friends Committee on Legislation.

Grace Miller was born and raised in Indianapolis, Ind., (“Hoosier true through and through”) and grew up attending Irvington Meeting in Indianapolis. She believes that folks from Indiana are kind, loving, and warm people who are also serious and hard working. Grace was interviewed by Friends Journal associate editor Gail Whiffen Coyle.


Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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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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Christ‐Centeredness & Quaker Identity

I have a memory of a member of my monthly meeting responding to the news that some meetings have pastors, […]

R. Scot Miller is a member of Grand Rapids (Mich.) Meeting and a regular attender of Crossroads Meeting in Flint, Mich. A graduate of Earlham School of Religion, he is currently an MSW candidate at Grand Valley State University, and is engaged in men's ministry at "The Other Way" urban ministries in Grand Rapids. He and his wife, Jenn Seif, work a very small CSA farm in Shelbyville. His most recent published work is Pisteos lesou Christou: The Faithful Life of Jesus Christ and Covenant Fulfillment in the Judeo-Christian Narrative.


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60th Anniversary: Books

A look back at 60 years of Quaker reading. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second year Alumni Fellows program.


Posted in: From the Archives, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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Knowing Experimentally

In “Christ‐Centeredness and Quaker Identity” (FJ July), R. Scot Miller writes that his “fear is that Quakerism will be swallowed […]

David Britton is a member of Morningside Meeting in New York, N.Y. After 20 years in the technology industry, he is pursuing a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at City University of New York.


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Carolyn Miller: A Woman for All Seasons

Carolyn Miller is a tall, slim woman, with sparkly blue eyes, short silvery hair and a stately bearing. For more […]

Karen L. Cadbury is a consultant and writer who works with not-for-profit organizations. She is a member of Midcoast Meeting in Damariscotta, Maine, and co-clerk of the Midcoast Peace Center. Suzanne Hallett is an artist and designer who is co-clerk of Midcoast Meeting.


Posted in: February 2013, Lives of Friends
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