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A Perilous Neglect

Waiting for the Watchman and holding things in God. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

Alastair McIntosh is a member of Glasgow Meeting, Scotland. His most recent books are Spiritual Activism: Leadership as Service, and Poacher’s Pilgrimage: an Island Journey (on which this reflection is based).


Posted in: Features, February 2018
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Falling Through the Cracks: The Children of Calais

Across the Channel from one of the wealthiest countries in the world, approximately 10,000 men, women, and children lived in […]

Kate McNally is a member of Belgium and Luxembourg Yearly Meeting and works as the Forced Migration Project coördinator for the Quaker Council for European Affairs (qcea​.org).


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Disarming Conflict

By Ernie Regehr. Zed Books, 2015. 228 pages. $19.95/paperback. One of the great mysteries of this world is why we […]

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
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Student Voices 2016 Option 3: Conflicts in Community

What happens when there are differences or conflicts within a community? How do we respond with patience, tolerance, and openness […]

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Practicing Deep Empathy

Mentoring Those Unlike Ourselves 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]

Leslie Madsen-Brooks is a history professor, digital humanist, and expatriate Californian currently living in Boise, Idaho. Her work explores how laypeople understand the past and “do history” in the digital age. Her teaching is deeply inflected by Quaker principles.


Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
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Supporting Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Victims

Understanding the cluster of symptoms of PTSD and the role of religious community.

Jack Ciancio is a member of Ararat (N.C.) Meeting. He is a veteran, retired psychiatric nurse, educator, and author of Where Christ Presides: A Quaker Perspective on Moral Discernment (Redemption Press). He is currently working on a book on the Gospel of Mark.


Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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The Social Justice Testimony

Joining a meeting does not purify us of racism. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

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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