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The Joy of Job: An Investigatorā€™s Perspective on the Most Righteous Man on Earth

By Maribeth Vander Weele. Sagerity Press, 2018. 138 pages. $24.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The Epistle of James speaks about the ā€œpatience of [ā€¦]

Michael Willett Newheart is professor emeritus of New Testament at Howard University School of Divinity, member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, and interim pastor at First Baptist Church in Madison, Wis.


Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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ā€¦ And Forgive Them Their Debts: Lending, Foreclosure, and Redemption from Bronze Age Finance to the Jubilee Year

By Michael Hudson. ISLETā€Verlag Dresden, 2018. 340 pages. $29.95/hardcover; $26.95/paperback. The authors of the Bible never guessed how puzzled we [ā€¦]

ForrestĀ Curo is a member of San Diego (Calif.) Meeting (but currently attending La Jolla [Calif.] Meeting) and founder/editor of _Street Light _(1997ā€“2001), a monthly tabloid on poverty issues modelled on American Friends Service Committee's Street Spirit.


Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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Elisabeth Brewster Potts Brown

Brownā€”Elisabeth Brewster Potts Brown, 78, on July 6, 2018, of an unexpected heart attack, in her beloved summer home in [ā€¦]

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Christopher Henry Hodgkin

Hodgkinā€”Christopher Henry Hodgkin, 74, on June 11, 2018, at home in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Wash. Christopher was born [ā€¦]

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Jane Reppert Jenks Small

Smallā€”Jane Reppert Jenks Small, 96, on August 26, 2018, at Foxdale Village in State College, Pa. Jane was born on [ā€¦]

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Harold Dean Tuttle

Tuttleā€”Harold Dean Tuttle, 108, on July 18, 2018, peacefully, at home in State College, Pa. Dean was born on April [ā€¦]

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Court Watch

FJ Poetry: ā€œAll rise!ā€ / Judge enters the court, robe trailing / Eyes downcast

Helen Fox lives inĀ Bokeelia, Fla.


Posted in: February 2019, Poetry
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February 2019 Full Issue Access

Members can download the full PDF or read any article online.

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Burial marker for George Fox in Bunhill Fields, first placed in 1881 then moved in 1952 to the meetinghouse garden wall. "11 Month 1690" is January 1691 in the modern calendar. Ā© Matt Brown, flickr.com/londonmatt

Fox Hunt

A trek to the semiā€forgotten gravesite of George Fox.

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and previously served on the board of trustees for Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Features, February 2019
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Surprised by Joy

A family tragedy unleashes a flood of unexpected emotions and lessons.

Kat Griffith is a member of Winnebago Worship Group in east central Wisconsin, a high school teacher, and former homeschooler. She has previously written for Friends Journal about Northern Yearly Meeting's relationship with Salvadoran Friends and "Conversations from the Heartland," a series of discussions with conservative Christian homeschooling friends.

An earlier version of this article appeared in the November 2016 issue of What Canst Thou Say?


Posted in: Features, February 2019
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