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My Favorite Non鈥怮uaker Quaker, Remembering John C. Bogle

Perhaps his favorite quote was: 鈥淚 expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I [鈥

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist, member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and trustee of Friends Publishing Corporation.

Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Remembrance
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James Turrell and his wife, Kyung-Lim Lee

James Turrell: Beyond the Skyspace

 Use the media player above or right鈥恈lick here to download an audio version of this article. ontemporary light artist James [鈥

Gail Whiffen is the associate editor of聽Friends Journal. She grew up attending Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting and participating in Junior and Middle School Friends Conference, a Quaker summer camp organized by Abington Quarterly Meeting. Gail lives in West Philadelphia with her fianc茅, Chris.

Posted in: 2014, Features, February 2014
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Laughing for the Wary

Humor can help build religious community but it can also hurt and cause division.

Howard R. Macy is retired from teaching at George Fox University in Newberg, Ore. He continues to write and serve in public ministry. Two of his books treat humor and religion: Laughing Pilgrims: Humor and the Spiritual Journey聽and Discovering Humor in the Bible: An Explorer's Guide.

Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
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Quakers Respond to Orlando Shooting (Updated)

Around the web and within Friends organizations and communities, Quakers are responding to the tragic news of a mass shooting [鈥

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Around the Web: Quakers Respond to the George Zimmerman Verdict

Around the web and within communities of Friends, Quakers are responding to the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial, in [鈥

Gail Whiffen is聽Friends Journal's associate editor.

Posted in: Online Features
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Charles Murray

Interview with Charles Murray

The libertarian author explains why Quakerism is a logical home for independent views.

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist and member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: January 2013: Privilege
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An Iconoclast鈥檚 View of Quaker Outreach

While I am honored to be giving the Rufus Jones lecture this evening, by choosing to invite me, Haverford College [鈥

Signe Wilkinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist for the Philadelphia Daily News, is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Features
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Friends Journal is published by Friends Publishing Corporation. The mission of the corporation is to communicate Quaker experience in order [鈥

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Visual Ministry in Response to War

Review of PAFA鈥檚 World War I and American Art

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist and a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Arts and Culture, February 2017, Online Features
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A Talk with Jeffrey Eugenides

How did Friends become a plot device in the Pulitzer Prize鈥恮inning author鈥檚 latest novel?

Signe Wilkinson is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., even though she reads too many novels and not enough Pendle Hill pamphlets. She is also an editorial cartoonist whose work is syndicated nationally.

Posted in: November 2012: Quaker Books, Writing, and Poetry
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