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God, Jesus, Christianity, and Quakers

A nontheist Friend on the role of Jesus and Christianity in his life.

Jim Cain is a member and former clerk of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting, currently attending Collective Church, a "misfit faith community" in DeLand, Fla. He's recently retired from a long career in public mental health. He has co-led Friends General Conference Gathering workshops on "Nontheism Among Friends" and "Reclaiming the Sacred" and made a presentation on the evolution of God to nontheist Friends at this summer's Gathering.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
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The Obligations of a Quaker Science Teacher in a Post鈥恌act World

Our pursuit of truth should be held in the Light.

Mike Mangiaracina is an attender of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting. He taught for ten years in two Friends schools before being called to teach in Washington, D.C.鈥檚 public schools, where he has been teaching elementary school math and science for nine years.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
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Coming to Light: Cultivating Spiritual Discernment through the Quaker Clearness Committee

By Valerie Brown. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 446), 2017. 27 pages. $7/pamphlet. In this short pamphlet, Valerie Brown introduces readers [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and the editor of the Friends Journal book review column.


Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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A Community Formed for Faithfulness

We need to help each other grow in recognizing, discerning, and responding when the Spirit leads. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? [鈥

Marcelle Martin, a member of Swarthmore (Pa.) Meeting, is a writer, teacher, workshop leader, and author of Our Life Is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey. Her blog is at awholeheart.com.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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The Listening Life

The Listening Life: Embracing Attentiveness in a World of Distraction

By Adam S. McHugh. IVP Books, 2015. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. For McHugh the act of listening, in its broadest sense of [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting, and an occasional contributor to the quarterly publication What Canst Thou Say?, focusing on mystical experience and contemplative practice.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Interview with Lina Blount, author of 鈥淗alf a Quaker鈥

FJ PODCAST SUBSCRIPTION: ITUNES | DOWNLOAD | RSS | STITCHER On the FJ Podcast. From the article: That walk further [鈥


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