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QuakerSpeak, February 2020

What is God? We asked 20 Quakers, here’s what they said.

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QuakerSpeak, January 2020

The Earth is facing unprecedented crises. What are Quakers doing about it?

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QuakerSpeak, December 2019

Have you seen the one about what to expect in a Quaker wedding? We interviewed 18 Friends, including five couples, […]

Posted in: Quaker Kids, QuakerSpeak
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The author in his 2016 QuakerSpeak Interview.

Muslim? Quaker? Speak!

Becoming a visible Friend through a QuakerSpeak appearance.

Naveed Moeed is a British Pakistani who, after living in Europe and the Middle East, has settled in North Carolina. A member of Chapel Hill (N.C.) Meeting, he also attends a local mosque and serves as meeting liaison to groups working against racism and Islamophobia. Professionally he has worked in IT, but is currently a budding actor and photographer.

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How Quakerism Began

First Season’s Featured Video

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Writing Opp: Five Years of QuakerSpeak (closed)

t’s been five years since Friends Publishing Corporation launched a companion project to Friends Journal: the QuakerSpeak video series. In […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal

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Why High School Sucked and How Young Friends Saved My Life

Shortly after graduating from high school I read an article stating that the reason adolescents place so much emphasis on […]

Jon Watts, a member of Richmond (Va.) Meeting, is 24 years old. He attended Shiloh, Catoctin, and Teen Adventure camps in the Baltimore Yearly Meeting camping program. He has been the Kenneth Carol Quaker Studies and Biblical Scholar at Pendle Hill for '06-'07 after graduating from Guilford College and the Quaker Leadership Scholars Program. In his year at Pendle Hill, he has recorded an album and participated in forming a Quaker-based record label. For more information, visit http://www.bullandmouthrecords.com.

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Stimulating the Core of Quakerism

Our introduction to the August Issue on “QuakerSpeak at Five”

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Skirting Around the Competition

Our introduction to the May issue on “Friendly Competition?”

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal. [email protected]

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Interior of Swarthmoor Hall.

Sleeping with Margaret Fell: A Pilgrimage to 1652 Quaker Country

A pilgrimage to the “1652 Country” retraces the footsteps of early Quaker women.

Maggie O’Neill (formerly known as Peggy) is a longtime member of Richmond (Va.) Meeting and the mother of two sons, Coleman and Jonathan (Jon) Watts. She leads Sacred Circle Dances and workshops on the sacred feminine. Maggie and her husband, Al Watts, are founding members of Ashland Vineyards, a Quaker-based intentional community. She recently retired from teaching at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Posted in: December 2014, Features
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