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Lee B. Thomas

Thomas鈥擫ee B. Thomas, 90, on August 23, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. Lee was born on May 27, 1926, in Washington [鈥

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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 [鈥

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

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Milestones May 2014

Births, deaths, and marriages.

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<i>The Blind Leading the Blind, or The Parable of the Blind,</i> by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1568.

Finding Lightness in the Light

We Quakers have an image problem when it comes to fun and frivolity.

Kerry O'Regan has been a member of Adelaide Meeting in South Australia for the past 30 years and looks after the books鈥攁s in library books鈥攆or the meeting. She is a retired teacher who lives right by the sea and so feels that she is on permanent vacation.

Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
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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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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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To Be Useful with Proper Concern

Inspiration in a family history of being 鈥渦seful鈥 and 鈥渨orthy.鈥

Jeremy Evans is a junior at Haverford College. A 2014 alum of Westtown School, he attends Westtown Meeting when home in nearby Glen Mills, Pa. He considers himself a student, f/Friend, athlete, musician, listener, thinker, debater, nature lover, traveler, and entrepreneur, striving imperfectly to alleviate suffering, bring joy, and create sustained peace.

Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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Feeding Young Adults with a Taste of Abundance

Creating connections and building community through food.

Emily Provance, a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City, is called to a ministry of hearth building. She is an associate of Good News Associates, which supports non-institutional ministries.

NiaDwynwen Thomas, a member of Northampton (Mass.) Meeting, serves as New England Yearly Meeting's Quaker practice and leadership facilitator.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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The Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton鈥檚 Advice to Peacemakers

By Jim Forest. Orbis Books, 2016. 224 pages. $25/paperback; $20.50/eBook. Jim Forest was Thomas Merton鈥檚 longtime friend and colleague in [鈥

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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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all鈥恡ime favorite books for Quakers.

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