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What Did Easter Mean to Early Quakers?

Early Friends’ understanding of the resurrection was colored by their experience of the presence of God in their midst.

David K. Leonard is a member of Birmingham (Pa.) Meeting, which invited him to share these thoughts as a talk on Easter Sunday in 2019.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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Forum, February 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: February 2019, Forum
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Greater Racial Diversity Requires Greater Theological Diversity

The early Friends have much in common with today’s Black Americans.

Adria Gulizia is an attorney and member of Chatham-Summit Meeting in Chatham Township, N.J., and of the Friends of Jesus Fellowship. She enjoys helping Friends connect to our Quaker heritage, as well as exploring how God is moving within and among us. Adria blogs at shadowofbabylon.com.

Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Sweet Baby Jesus

The present‐tense verbs of George Fox.

A convinced Friend since 1982, Patricia Wild is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), where she serves on its Ministry and Counsel and Prison Fellowship Group. Her latest "book, _WellingUp.net_, is an interactive, experimental website that tells a Quaker novel online using podcasts and supplementary materials and links.

Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Forum, September 2017

Letters from our readers: Overworked caregivers; Minding our Light?; More listening, less explaining.

Posted in: Forum, September 2017
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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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Traditional Quaker Christianity

Assembled and edited by Terry H. Wallace, Susan S. Smith, John C. Smith, and Arthur Berk. Ohio Yearly Meeting, 2014. […]

Marty Grundy is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting of Lake Erie Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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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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Christ‐Centeredness & Quaker Identity

I have a memory of a member of my monthly meeting responding to the news that some meetings have pastors, […]

R. Scot Miller is a member of Grand Rapids (Mich.) Meeting and a regular attender of Crossroads Meeting in Flint, Mich. A graduate of Earlham School of Religion, he is currently an MSW candidate at Grand Valley State University, and is engaged in men's ministry at "The Other Way" urban ministries in Grand Rapids. He and his wife, Jenn Seif, work a very small CSA farm in Shelbyville. His most recent published work is Pisteos lesou Christou: The Faithful Life of Jesus Christ and Covenant Fulfillment in the Judeo-Christian Narrative.

Posted in: Features
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