Transforming Weapons into Art: The Theopoetics of Beating Swords into Plowshares
I became an artist when I began to perform acts of aesthetic fury to decry gun violence.
The Leading of Hope
“Truth seems really important to you.” These words, spoken by my graduate school professor, have stuck with me.
It’s Not a Luxury: Eight Quaker Artists on the Healing Power of Art
The author spent time with several Quaker artists, asking them about their art and spiritual practice during the pandemic.
Art Journaling with Spiritual Community
It was the acute phase of the early pandemic, and many of us were longing for connection, community, and a way through.
Art Is Praying with My Whole Body
My journeys as a lifelong Quaker, artist, and gender-diverse person are inextricably linked.
On Being a Quaker Filmmaker
Creativity is love is joy is God. In any human’s life, there are myriad opportunities for us to experience bounteous, joyous, creative moments.
"I smear my skin / with schisms of the songs I heard at night, / tales of a God who couldn’t bear / to make the unexpressed…"
Fire destroys Lindi Friends School in Nairobi, Kenya
On the evening of Sunday, July 24, a fire destroyed Lindi Friends School, run by Nairobi Yearly Meeting, in the…
Historic peace activism sailboat Golden Rule to make another voyage
From 1946 to 1958, the United States detonated 67 nuclear bombs in the Marshall Islands displacing Indigenous inhabitants and spreading…
Writing Opportunities: Atonement / Reparations
We’re looking for submissions for our December and January issues. Entries due Sept. 9 and Oct. 17.
Quakers Must Take a Position on Abortion
Friends’ posture of silence in the matter of abortion must change.
"Having not given birth to a child, / I have not held the echo of my husband’s smile…"
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