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Gunilla Norris writes contemplative books on the spirituality of the everyday. More of her writings can be found at gunillanorris.com.Posted in: Features, February 2020
Edited by Juman Abujbara, Andrew Boyd, Dave Mitchell, and Marcel Taminato. OR Books, 2018. 272 pages. $22/paperback; $10/eBook. “Agitate, agitate.” […]
Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
Learning from Zacchaeus the tax collector.
Every body entering a meetinghouse has needs that must be met.
Helen Kobek is an author, a teacher, and long-term attender of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), as well as an advocate for inclusion and consciousness in all areas of society. She is the author of the 2014 book Everyday Cruelty: How to Deal with Its Effects without Denial, Bitterness, or Despair.Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, Features
Learning from Zacchaeus the tax collector
Kitt Reidy's interest in disability justice was inspired by her mother’s advocacy for her during childhood. Later, Kitt became a special education teacher. She is currently writing a biblical fiction novel. She experiences worship and fellowship with other Friends who consider themselves post-Quaker in Portland, Ore.Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, Features
Stigma and fear can make it difficult to see people as more than their disabilities.
Melody George is a licensed clinical social worker with a passion for working with adults who have mental health diagnoses. She is a member at Clackamas Park Friends Church in Milwaukie, Ore., and has been involved in Northwest Yearly Meeting since 2003.Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, Features
A gift of respect from those we’re ostensibly serving.
Adrian Nelson is currently living, working, and playing in Atlanta, Ga., with Quaker Voluntary Service and L’Arche Atlanta. Ze worships with Atlanta Meeting and is a member of Northside Meeting in Chicago, Ill. Ze also delivers vegan baked goods and organizes for the network Showing Up for Racial Justice.Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, Features
By Glandion Carney. IVP Books, 2014. 160 pages. $15/paperback; $12.99/eBook. If you have ever loved anyone—or been anyone—for whom an […]
Karie Firoozmand is Friends Journal's books editor.Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
By Staśa Morgan‐Appel In the summer of 2000, I was in a car accident with multiple impacts. I walked away […]