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A Quaker Perspective on Hope

Hopelessness and burnout lead a Friend to rediscover an archaic form of hope.

Kate Davies is a member of Whidbey Island (Wash.) Meeting and author of Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times. She is also senior fellow at the Whidbey Institute and professor emeritus at Antioch University.


Posted in: Features, September 2018
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When We Were Alone

FJ Review: “As they spend time in the garden, the little girl asks her grandmother questions. All of the questions relate […]

Eileen Redden is the assistant book review editor for Friends Journal. She worships in Lewes, Del.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Wild Birds, Fantasy, and the Possible

A memoir through books.

James W. Hood teaches nineteenth-century British literature, composition, and American nature writing at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.  He is a member of Greensboro’s Friendship Meeting.


Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
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Christina May Lahmer Taran

Taran—Christina May Lahmer Taran, 96, on December 3, 2016, in Edmonds, Wash. A twin, Christina was born on January 26, […]

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A Year of Borrowed Men

By Michelle Barker, illustrated by Renne Benoit. Pajama Press, 2015. 40 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 6–9. As a child […]

Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is a writer and lecturer whose publications include Pendle Hill Pamphlet #419 Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-being.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
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Assimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith

By D. L. Mayfield. HarperOne, 2016. 224 pages. $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook.  [Buy on Quakerbooks] I grew up an Evangelical Friend. Despite […]

Brent Bill is Friends General Conference’s associate secretary for communications, publications, and outreach. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book is Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality (Second Edition).


Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
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Organizing Young Adult Friends Online

How do we reach out to younger Friends struggling to find a local community?

Greg Woods is a lifelong Quaker whose leading is toward campus ministry. He is currently starting a network of Quaker campus ministries. A member of Columbia (Mo.) Meeting, he attends First Friends Meeting of Greensboro, N.C., with his wife, Jenn Bonsall, and their infant daughter, Margaret Rae Bonsall. He can be contacted at [email protected].


Posted in: Features, Quakers and Social Media
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News, October 2016

News from Friends.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, News
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Marie DuBois Clark

Clark—Marie DuBois Clark, 92, on August 10, 2014. Marie was born on December 10, 1921, in upstate New York. She […]


Posted in: Milestones
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Milestones September 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]

Births, marriages, and deaths.


Posted in: Milestones, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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