By Paula Tarnapol Whitacre. Potomac Books, 2017. 320 pages. $32.95/hardcover or eBook. The story of Julia Wilbur’s life and work […]
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Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection librarian and archivist at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.
Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
Freedom isn’t anyone’s politically correct opinion.
Gerri Williams is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and has served on AFSC Nobel Peace Prize Task Group. The opinions expressed are her own*. Her article “Standing for Miss Rosa” appeared in the August 2006 issue of Friends Journal.
[*Disclaimer added by author’s request. — FJ Eds.]
Posted in: Features, February 2018
By Richard Rothstein. Liveright, 2017. 368 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $17.95/paperback (May 2018); $26.23/eBook. The title of this fascinating analysis of racialized […]
David Breitzmann currently serves on Ministry and Oversight Committee at San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting, where he cofounded #FridayFoodSharing and foodrev.org (a nonprofit food delivery service for the poor). He is in discernment for application to seminary for pastoral care and public policy in 2018. He is on Twitter as @BlackQuaker.
Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
FJ Review: “It tells stories of flawed human beings, living in a different time and place, with both passion and compassion. […]
Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and the author of The Essential Elias Hicks.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
The top ten best-selling books from the 2017 FGC Gathering.
Student Voices: “I am interested in history, and I like to play sports. I am a comedian and do good […]
Weekly vigils against war and for peace find a new focus for Baltimore Friends after the 2015 death of Freddie […]
Kathryn Munnell is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md. She currently serves on the Peace and Justice Committee of her meeting. She has divided her career between working on peace and justice issues and teaching in public high schools in Baltimore and New York City.
Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Online Features
A group of Friends hopes to identify North American Quaker burial grounds that hold remains of African American men, women, […]
Current committee members for Honoring Those Known Only To God are from Alaska, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. You can visit the Honoring Project’s YouTube channel at http://bit.ly/YouTubeHonoringProjUGRR or email them at [email protected]gmail.com.
- Avis Wanda McClinton, Upper Dublin (Pa.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
- Joe Coscia and Tricia Coscia, Yardley (Pa.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
- Linda Lotz, Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
- Elizabeth (Liz) Oppenheimer, Laughing Waters Friends Preparative Meeting (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.), Iowa Yearly Meeting Conservative.
- Sarah Yvonne Blackburn Kehoe, Chena Ridge Friends Meeting (Fairbanks, Alaska), Alaska Friends Conference.
- Tom Grabe, Germantown Meeting (Philadelphia, Pa.). Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
Update: This list has been revised to include the names and monthly and yearly affiliations of members of the committee.
Posted in: Online Features, Race and Anti-Racism
A Friends meeting learns about an invisible racial history right in its own backyard.
More information about the Honoring Those Known Only to God project, including participant stories and advices about how Friends can begin this work in their local meeting or church, can be found at Friendsjournal.org/honoring-project.
Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
By Carol Anderson. Bloomsbury, 2016. 256 pages. $26/hardcover; $17/paperback; $18.99/eBook. [Buy on Quakerbooks] A lot of attention has been given to […]
Patience Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and the Annapolis Human Relations Commission.
Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
What People Really Want from Church and Quaker Meeting by Donald W. McCormick
The Future is Accessible by Jessica Hubbard-Bailey
Open for Liberation by Tim Gee
Tapping a Viral Energy by Robert Henry
Handling Change and Creating Communities by Steven Whinfield
The Grief and the Promised Land by Emily Provance