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Lee B. Thomas

Thomas—Lee B. Thomas, 90, on August 23, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. Lee was born on May 27, 1926, in Washington […]

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Benjamin Harrison Thomas

Thomas—Benjamin Harrison Thomas, 76, on November 14, 2017, at home in Ukiah, Calif. Benj was born on March 15, 1941, […]

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Powerful Quakers

The nuts and bolts of decision making among Baltimore young Friends.

Lukas “Sunshine” Austin is a young Friend attending Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md. They enjoy reading, writing, and long walks in the woods. This is their first publication.


Posted in: Features, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Milestones May 2014

Births, deaths, and marriages. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]

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Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly is the first of four activist Friends that I intend to write about in this column over the […]

Brian Drayton is a member of Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


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A Mysticism for Our Time

Rediscovering the spiritual writings of Thomas R. Kelly.

L. Roger Owens teaches spirituality and ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and is the author of What We Need Is Here: Practicing the Heart of Christian Spirituality.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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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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Medical Problems of the Ghetto (1969)

From the FJ archives. A doctor provides healthcare for the poor. This first appeared November 15, 1969.

This article first appeared November 15, 1969, with the following contributor biography: Joan E. Thomas joined the Society of Friends more than 20 years ago. She acquired her medical degree in 1966, despite heavy family responsibilities, and has been practicing in a poor section of Louisville for a year and a half.


Posted in: January 2013: Privilege
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Strained, Breathless, and Hurried: Learning from the Life of Thomas R. Kelly

The breakneck pace of our over-scheduled lives often serves as an obstacle to the cultivation of spiritual wisdom. For some, […]

Chad Thralls is currently a visiting professor of Christian Spirituality at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education. A Presbyterian with a soft spot for Quaker authors Rufus Jones, Thomas Kelly, and Douglas Steere, he was awarded a Gest Fellowship from Haverford Library Special Collections to conduct research on Thomas Kelly. He can be reached at [email protected] yahoo​.com.


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The Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton’s Advice to Peacemakers

By Jim Forest. Orbis Books, 2016. 224 pages. $25/paperback; $20.50/eBook. Jim Forest was Thomas Merton’s longtime friend and colleague in […]

Bill Chapman is a member of Indianapolis First Friends Meeting in Indiana. Bill is also the clerk of the Indiana Friends Committee on Legislation.


Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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