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Let’s Grow Together Interview with Nikki Mosgrove

Interviews with those new to Friends.

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program. Do you know someone we should interview? Reach us at [email protected]​friendsjournal.​org.


Posted in: June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Let's Grow Together
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Requiem, Rwanda

By Laura Apol. Michigan State University Press, 2015. 101 pages. $19.95/paperback; $15.95/eBook.   Requiem, Rwanda was a revelation for me: […]

Catherine Wald is a poet and freelance writer whose first chapbook, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2011. She is a member of Amawalk (N.Y.) Meeting.


Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison

By Joshua Dubler. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. 375 pages. $30/hardcover; $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Joshua Dubler spent one year in Pennsylvania’s […]

William Mueller and wife Pat are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. They are active in the meeting’s prison ministry in the region.


Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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Candlelight vigil in Madison, Wis., for victims of Charleston church shooting. (via Flickr: Light Brigading)

Finding Fellowship After the Charleston Church Massacre

A Quaker is led to act in solidarity with the black community after the Charleston church shooting.

T. Hamboyan Harrison is a white-presenting member of Third Haven Meeting in Easton, Md., who blogs at lightandlotus​.wordpress​.com. She is passionate about human rights, living up to our Quaker testimonies, and cats.


Posted in: Online Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age

By James Carroll. Viking, 2014. 352 pages. $30/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. In every age, Christ has presented a challenge: to interpret, to […]

Brian Drayton is a member of Weare (N.H.) meeting.


Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quakers, Contemplative Activists

I didn’t start out a Quaker. I began as a Catholic, which in one respect is as far from Quakerism […]

Charlie Finn has a counseling practice, is a published poet (www​.poetrybycharlescfinn​.com), and glories to live in the country with his wife Penny tending to their animals and gardens. He is a member of Roanoke (Va.) Friends Meeting.


Posted in: Departments, June/July 2012: Faith, Practice, and Community
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A chronically ill Friend takes a vacation among the nuns

A Friend Among the Sisters

A chronically ill Friend takes a vacation among the nuns

J.A. Kruger is a long-term homebound member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting.


Posted in: August 2012: Sustainable Travel, Features
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