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New Worldwide Quaker Map Released

Friends World Committee for Consultation released a new map of worldwide Quaker population figures, its first such release since 2012.


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The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Jez Tuya. Albert Whitman & Company, 2016. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $6.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. Everyone—fathers and mothers, sons and daughters—has moments of defeat practically daily, whether small ones, large ones, or mid-size. But, to draw a metaphor from our national pastime of baseball, we just “keep on slogging”! What […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Garden II, ink on paper, by artist and Zen Master Rebecca Nie. View more of her work at rebexart.com.

The Zen of Quakerism

Faith and Practice. đź”’ Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever published, going back to […]

Peter Taylor worked as a social worker and practiced Zen in Toronto, Canada. He now lives in New Jersey with his wife, Lily, and daughter, Abby, managing a family farm and wildlife preserve. He is a member of Westfield Meeting in Cinnaminson, N.J., and has published three books from his blog Zenmister​.com.


Posted in: Faith and Practice, February 2016
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Thanksgiving on the IRT

A rushed moment on a New York subway platform is suddenly transformed. đź”’ Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library […]

Jeanine M. Dell’Olio is a professor emerita from the Education Department of Hope College. She is a member of Holland (Mich.) Meeting.


Posted in: Features, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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We Think He Might Be a Boy

Raising a transgender child.

Su Penn writes about the Tiny Tornado, homeschooling, adoption, Quakerism, and much more at tapeflags​.blogspot​.com.


Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Features
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