When the meetinghouse is on the other side of state prison walls.
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Yohannes "Knowledge" Johnson is a member of Bulls Head-Oswego (N.Y.) Meeting and is clerk of Green Haven Preparative Meeting. He was born and raised in Harlem, N.Y. He has been in prison since 1980 and is currently working on a petition in support of executive clemency in New York State.Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
The literal surroundings of our meetinghouses can be a public statement of our values and beliefs.
Brad Stocker served on Earth Ethics Institute at Miami Dade College for 22 years. He has a post-doctoral certificate in ecology and human spirit. Brad creates and facilitates earth literacy workshops. He is a member of Miami (Fla.) Meeting, co-clerk of Southeastern Yearly Meeting's Earthcare Committee, and a representative to Quaker Earthcare Witness.Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
New York Quakers sue to reinstate meetings at Green Haven Prison.
By Elizabeth Meyer. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 453), 2018. 36 pages. $7/pamphlet. This Pendle Hill pamphlet is an excellent explanation […]
Marty Grundy has been clerk and recording clerk of monthly, quarterly, and yearly meetings; as well as recording clerk of Friends General Conference's Central Committee and Religious Education Committee; and the first clerk of FGC's Traveling Ministries Program.Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
Brown—Elisabeth Brewster Potts Brown, 78, on July 6, 2018, of an unexpected heart attack, in her beloved summer home in […]
Tuttle—Harold Dean Tuttle, 108, on July 18, 2018, peacefully, at home in State College, Pa. Dean was born on April […]
Are there any of our modern Quaker testimonies that aren’t affected by what and how and why and with whom […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
The experiment with abundance continues.
Molly Wingate is a member of Colorado Springs (Colo.) Meeting and clerk of Intermountain Yearly Meeting. She taught writing for many years in a variety of settings. She founded and directs Poetry Heals, a nonprofit that teaches therapeutic poetry writing to people living difficult lives, especially teens, veterans, and homeless.Posted in: Features, February 2019
Letters from our readers.
By Margery Post Abbott. Inner Light Books, 2018. 478 pages. $45/hardcover; $30/paperback; $12.50/eBook. Margery Post Abbott’s latest book presents Friends […]
Marty Grundy is now a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Fox News: George Fox Speaking by Donald W. McCormick
Laughing for the Wary by Howard R. Macy
Finding Lightness in the Light by Kerry O’Regan
Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition by Andrew J. Bergman