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Civility Can Be Dangerous

In 1934, AFSC co-founder Henry Cadbury advised Jewish rabbis to be gentler on Hitler. Is civility a substitute for morality?

Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at the American Friends Service Committee.


Posted in: Online Features
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Would You Still Love Me If I Were a Boy?

I remember the night I told my mom I wasn’t exactly a girl. I was so worried about telling her. […]

Sawyer Beveridge, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Nurturing Growth and Healing through Stories

Relearning how to tell and to listen to stories.

Astuti Bijlefeld finds that her roles of mother, grandmother, chaplain, and gardener complement and shape each other. She is a member of Central Finger Lakes Meeting in Geneva, N.Y.


Posted in: Features, Healing
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Among Friends: On Privilege, Conflict, and Moving Forward

Our introduction to the December issue on “Conflict and Controversy”

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal[email protected]​friendsjournal.​org


Posted in: Among Friends, Conflict and Controversy
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Wolfie and the Silver Suit

FJ Review: “This book will not only familiarize students with the history of World War II and the Holocaust but also […]

Hina Fathima worked as an editorial assistant at Friends Journal in 2014 while she was studying at Haverford College. She currently works as a multimedia journalist for The Wire in New Delhi, India.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quaker Faith, Quaker Practice, and Quaker Boards

The search for courage and integrity in the boardroom is complicated and ongoing. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! […]

Jacob D. Stone is a longtime member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting, now living in Vermont. Over four decades he has served on, worked for, and consulted with many Friends boards and committees. Now retired, he continues to be interested in how our testimonies are implemented in our organizations.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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Love Cannot Be Overwhelmed

Viewpoint: Love cannot be overwhelmed. Love stays. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read […]

Michael Lane lives in Burlington, N.J.


Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Viewpoint
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Silence in the Noise

The world is so noisy, especially now. We are surrounded by so much racket that it’s hard to discern how […]

Mary Braden lives in Baltimore, Md.


Posted in: February 2017, Viewpoint
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Wolf Hollow

By Lauren Wolk. Dutton Children’s Books, 2016. 294 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. “The year I […]

Judith Favor also lives in a place she loves, among the people at Claremont (Calif.) Meeting who love her. She looks forward to reading Wolf Hollow to her grandkids and, some fine day, to her first great-grandchild.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Gathering Prayer

A prayer from the FGC Gathering 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]

Paul Buckley lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Posted in: September 2016
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