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Understanding The Man Who Quit Money

Right around the time I started reading The Man Who Quit Money, I was obsessed with buying shoes. I had […]

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal.

Posted in: Book Club, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2012
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More Money, More Problems

Or so the saying goes. In our next Friends Journal book club installment, we’ll talk about the effect of money […]

Jana Llewellyn is the associate editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Book Club, October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road, Quaker Book Reviews
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Exploring What It Means to Be Quiet

(A Friends Journal Book Club Installment) Do you like quiet? If so, you’re not alone. You may have thought you […]

Jana Llewellyn, your host, is associate editor of Friends Journal

Posted in: August 2012: Sustainable Travel, Book Club
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Web Exclusive: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, “Here”

I first heard about Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros when their Youtube video for the song “Home” went viral […]

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal.

Posted in: August 2012: Sustainable Travel, Departments
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Books May 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviewed books: Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship, by Edward Hemingway; Good People Everywhere, by Lynea Gillen, illustrated by Kristina […]

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Q&A: Rabbi Michael Lerner

Rabbi Michael Lerner is editor of Tikkun magazine, rabbi of Beyt Tikkun synagogue in San Francisco and Berkeley, Calif., and […]

Rabbi Lerner welcomes personal contact from those interested in getting involved with the Network of Spiritual Progressives at [email protected]

Posted in: April 2013: Conflict and Eldering, Q&A
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Q&A: Peggy Brick

In the 1970s, the sexual revolution was challenging traditional sexual values and I was invited to develop full‐year psychology and […]

Peggy Brick, M.Ed., has been a sexuality educator for over 40 years, first as high school teacher, then as director of education at a Planned Parenthood in Bergen County, N.J., and now as an educational consultant specializing in sexuality across the lifespan. She teaches a course at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, is the founder and past-president of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium at Widener University (www.sexualityandaging.com) and the co-author of numerous articles and teaching manuals including Positive Images: Teaching about Abstinence, Contraception and Sexual Health; Unequal Partners: Teaching about Power and Consent in Adult-Teen and Other Relationships; and Older, Wiser, Sexually Smarter: 30 Sex Ed Lessons for Adults Only.

Posted in: March 2013: Sexuality, Q&A
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The Sessions

Film Review: The Sessions

In one memorable scene from The Sessions, Father Brendan (played by William H. Macy) reflects during confession, “It’s amazing how […]

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Privilege and the Re‐Inauguration of President Obama

“With this faith we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope. With […]

Posted in: Online Features
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A Fundamentalist’s Journey Toward Simplicity

Daniel Suelo, now widely known as “the man who quit money,” had a long, sometimes frustrating spiritual journey toward understanding […]

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