Robert Henry in Friends Journal

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Tapping a Viral Energy

Lifting the bondage, embracing the future, and making Quakerism a viable reality once more.

Robert Henry is pastor of Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting. He is a speaker, activist, neighborhood collaborator, and avid artist. He lives in Fishers, Ind., with his wife and three boys.

Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
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Robert Purvis: Friend of the Friends

Across the road from Byberry Meeting in the 19th century, on the northeast edge of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, stood Harmony […]

Margaret Hope Bacon, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, is a lecturer and author of 13 books on various aspects of Quaker history and biography, and vice president of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society. She is writing a book on Robert Purvis. © 2002 Margaret Hope Bacon

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Quaker Perspectives in Higher Education

Edited by Donn Weinholtz, Jeffrey Dudiak, and Donald A. Smith. Friends Association for Higher Education, 2014. 293 pages. $19.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. […]

Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a recipient of the college’s Homer L. Dodge Award for excellence in teaching. He is most closely associated with Patuxent Meeting in Calvert County, Md.

Posted in: June/July 2014: Concepts of God, June/July 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Personality and Place: The Life and Times of Pendle Hill

By Douglas Gwyn. Plain Press, 2014. 512 pages. $20/paperback; $15/eBook. Querencia (from the Spanish verb “querer”) is a metaphysical […]

Valerie Brown is a member of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa., and a long-time Pendle Hill teacher and retreat leader. She is principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC (leadsmartcoaching.com), specializing in leadership and mindfulness training.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Pendle Hill Timeline

1915 The Woolman School, Pendle Hill’s predecessor, opens under the care of the Advancement Committee of Friends General Conference. 1925 […]

Shirley Dodson, director of communications for Pendle Hill, is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa.

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The Christiana Resistance

In the early morning hours of September 11, 1851—ten years before the Civil War and exactly 150 years to the […]

Brenda Walker Beadenkopf, a member of Concord (Pa.) Meeting and the mother of nine children, lives in Niles, Michigan. She is a former editor of the weekly Michigan newspaper Berrien County Record and is currently a contributing editor of Bridgman Baroda Beat. She is writing a biography of her Quaker activist father, Charlie Walker, and she invites anyone with information or anecdotes about him to contact her at [email protected]

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Our Theological Illiteracy

We have heard a good deal of late about our theological illiteracy as Friends, and we are likely to hear […]

Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974), a biblical scholar and peace activist, taught at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges and Harvard University, and served on the committee that developed the Revised Standard Version of the Bible.

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Nora Ruth Roberts

Roberts—Nora Ruth Roberts, 76, on December 26, 2018, in New York, N.Y. Nora was born on April 19, 1942, in […]

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Forum May 2017

Letters from our readers remember Henry Cadbury; a meeting with Joyce Ajlouny, shifting racial labels and accountability, a request for […]

Posted in: Forum, Quaker Summers
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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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