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Forum, March 2017

Letters from our readers. Discussions on peak experiences, picking business partners, beliefs and practices of Friends, teaching in non‐Quaker schools, […]

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Milestones April 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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Quaker Women I Have Known

“The women in my family do things,” said John Foster, the Quaker man I had just met in India. Much […]

Georgana (Falb) Foster has been a member of Mt. Toby Friends Meeting in Leverett, Mass., for half a century. She has presented workshops on early New England Quaker women at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting, and has written a number of local histories. She is an independent scholar of South Asian studies, collecting folk and pop art about goddesses of India.

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News for September 2015

Northwest Yearly Meeting dismissal, North Carolina interfaith festival, conscientious objection anniversary, and an update on the Golden Rule restoration.

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Intern Testimonials

We ask each of our interns to write a short post about their experience as a Friends Journal intern. Read on to […]

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Quaker Works October 2018

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference

Edited by Sarah van Gelder. Berrett‐Koehler Publishers, 2014. 168 pages. $16.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. It’s not often that I read a book […]

Ruah Swennerfelt lives in Charlotte, Vt., and is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She’s serving as clerk of the New England Yearly Meeting Earthcare Ministry Committee, and serves on the boards of Transition Town Charlotte and Vermont Interfaith Power and Light.

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Quaker Women in Prison Reform

While many Quakers are familiar with the pioneering work of Elizabeth Fry in Newgate Prison, London, relatively few are aware […]

Margaret Hope Bacon, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, is an author and lecturer. She has written 13 books on various aspects of Quaker history and biography, including Abby Hopper Gibbons: Prison Reformer and Social Activist. She is currently working on a book on Quaker women in prison reform. © 2002 Margaret Hope Bacon

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The Social Justice Testimony

Joining a meeting does not purify us of racism.

Dwight L. Wilson, father of four sons and member of Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meeting, worked as an educator at Oakwood Friends School, Moorestown Friends School, and Friends School in Detroit. He also served as Friends General Conference general secretary and writes historical novels, including Sarah’s Song and Out of the Shadow of Darkness.

Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
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Quaker Works April 2019

This semiannual feature highlights the recent works of Quaker organizations in eight categories.

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