The Quaker approach to competition has influenced my life greatly. From my experiences, I’ve learned that competition can be utilized […]
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Hazel Mariani, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
I used to despise competition. Growing up with siblings, our lives were devoted to one‐upping each other and proving who […]
Carluccio Horton, Grade 9, Westtown School in West Chester, Pa.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
The pages of a book can unpack the truths and realities of those we do not know.
Detmer Kremer is a writer and reader based out of the Netherlands and London, where he is currently attending graduate school. He is a former participant of Quaker Voluntary Service in Atlanta, and considers Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting one of his homes.Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
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.’s public schools, where he has been teaching elementary school math and science for nine years.Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
By Stephen A. Jurovics. Morehouse Publishing, 2016. 155 pages. $18/paperback; $16/eBook. Ever since Evangelical Protestants rediscovered that the world is […]
Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting, a systems engineer, and a graduate of Earlham School of Religion with a particular interest in pilgrimage, nature, sacred space, and the intimate relation of science and faith.Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
By Ernie Regehr. Zed Books, 2015. 228 pages. $19.95/paperback. One of the great mysteries of this world is why we […]
Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
By Kris Hermes. PM Press, 2015. 336 pages. $22.95/paperback. The author, a legal worker (non‐lawyer) member of the National Lawyers […]
J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney member of the National Lawyers Guild, off and on depending on the pressure to support military or violent solutions within the local chapter.Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
Our quiet pause can counteract a collective obsession with fights and power.
Ron McDonald is a member of Memphis (Tenn.) Meeting, frequent writer for Friends Journal, pastoral counselor, musician, and storyteller.Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
By Daniel Hunter. The Veterans of Hope Project, 2015. 71 pages. $10/paperback; $4/eBook. A number of yearly meetings have been […]
Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets, including Living Our Testimony on Equality: A White Friend’s Experience.Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
An interview with Wikipedia’s Sue Gardner.
Sue Gardner was interviewed by Friends Journal senior editor Martin Kelley. The print version was edited for space.Posted in: Features, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous