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Caroline Morris attended Portland Seminary of George Fox University, where she wrote a thesis on the connection between anorexia and asceticism, and is a current student at Earlham School of Religion.Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
Last year I attended an all‐girls school in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This school’s community consisted of some diversity geographically, but most […]
Olivia Jaekle, Grade 10, Westtown SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Student Voices: “My name is Juliet Ramey‐Lariviere. I am many things: I am a woman, a friend, an ally, a […]
A Quaker’s principled jailing results in a journal from behind bars. Part two.
Joseph Olejak is an attender at Old Chatham (N.Y.) Meeting. He is a chiropractor by training.Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
This month, we feature a short fiction piece about a couple resolving a disagreement about the meaning of Christmas. Nathan […]
Nathan Alling Long grew up in a log cabin in the Maryland Appalachians, lived on a queer commune in Tennessee, and studied writing in Virginia. His stories and essays have been published in over 50 publications and have appeared on NPR and in several anthologies. He lives in Philadelphia, Pa., and teaches at Richard Stockton College in Galloway, N.J.Posted in: Departments, Fiction, Interviews, October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
Right around the time I started reading The Man Who Quit Money, I was obsessed with buying shoes. I had […]
Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal.Posted in: Book Club, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2012
I am a weighty Friend in the literal sense of weighing a lot but definitely not in the metaphorical sense […]
Quakers believe in truth‐seeking as a process of continuing revelation, seeing life as a journey of learning from one’s experiences […]
Sarah Sweeney-Denham, a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is associate director for programs and publications for Friends Council on Education. This article is adapted from one published in the Fall 2001 issue of Chronicles of Quaker Education.Posted in: Features
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous