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Being Rufus Jones

Life in the meeting.

Daniel Lee is a member of Indianapolis First Friends Meeting. A longtime bike rider and writer, he credits cycling with helping to lead him to Indiana and then to Quakerism. Daniel lives with his wife and three children in Carmel, Ind.

Posted in: Life in the Meeting, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
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Forum: August 2013

Responses from our readers.

Forum letters should be sent with the writer's name and address to [email protected] Letters may be edited for length and clarity. Because of space constraints, we cannot print every letter.

Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Forum
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60th Anniversary: Books

A look back at 60 years of Quaker reading.

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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Of Stinkbugs and God

Spiritual nurture and young children.

Joshua Valle is a pre-K teacher at Friends School of Baltimore, his alma mater. He lives in Baltimore, Md., with his wife and daughter (a Friends School student) and enjoys reading, writing, and spending time in the woods.

Posted in: April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Features
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Quakers Reading Mystics

By Michael Birkel. Brill, 2018. 124 pages. $81/paperback or eBook; $30/article. Simultaneously published as issue 1.2 (2018) of Quaker Studies.

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

Posted in: Drugs, January 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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Meeting with Friends in an Old Library

A visitor settles down at the library table at Beacon Hills Friends House.

Sheilah Hill has conducted mental health programs at such organizations as Bronx Lebanon Hospital; Allegheny University; and the Learning Annex, New York City. Her books include, Somewhere on the Edge of Dreaming; They That Sow in Tears; and La Verde de la Vida, Wisdom for the Abortion War.

Posted in: Features, Quaker Libraries
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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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From the Archives: Book Reviews of Young Adult Friends’ Picks

Out of the 14 books (and 1 blog) recommended by young adult Friends in the November 2013 issue, 5 titles […]

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Robert H. Tollefson

Tollefson—Robert H. Tollefson, 91, on January 27, 2017, in Tipp City, Ohio. Bob was born on May 17, 1925, in […]

Posted in: Conscience, Milestones
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Mystical Experience, the Bedrock of Quaker Faith

We are not passive, empty vessels hoping to be filled; we have to move toward God.

Robert Atchley is a member of Boulder (Colo.) Meeting. He is author of Spirituality and Aging, which won the Innovative Publication Award from the Gerontological Society of America in 2010. This article is based on a program hour presented to Boulder Meeting in November 2015.

Posted in: Features, February 2017
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