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Writing Opp: Quakers and Christianity (due 9/17)

It鈥檚 a series of questions that has dogged Friends since we did away with clergy and started calling baptism a [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Writing Opp: Books That Have Changed Us (due 8/6)

Thirty-five years ago this fall, Friends Journal began devoting a November issue to book reviews. As a print magazine it [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Writing Opp: Meetings and Money (due 7/20)

How do we spend money on ourselves? What is the role of money in our meetings? How do we decide [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Tips for Writing for Friends Journal Open Issues 

Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Writing Opp: Going Viral with Quakerism (due 5/14)

What鈥檚 the Quaker message for today? How do we communicate it and how do we share it? What are some [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Writing Opp: Creativity and the Arts (Due 3/5)

Early Friends were famously skeptical of art; modern Friends pretty much fully embrace it. Why the abrupt turnaround? What reasons [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal[email protected]鈥媐riendsjournal.鈥媜rg


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Writing Opp: What Are Quaker Values Anyway? (Due 2/5)

If there鈥檚 a Quaker brand, then 鈥淨uaker values鈥 is its most common pitch. What do we mean when we use [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Contact: [email protected]鈥媐riendsjournal.鈥媜rg


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Writing Opp: Quakers and Healing (due 1/15)

Our April 2018 issue will look at Quakers healing. I鈥檝e always been struck by the ambivalence of early Friends on [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal: [email protected]鈥媐riendsjournal.鈥媜rg


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Writing Opp: Quakers and the Holy Land

In March 2018 Friends Journal is publishing an issue on religion and politics in the Middle East. We could have [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Email: [email protected]鈥媐riendsjournal.鈥媜rg


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