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Beautiful Rising: Creative Resistance from the Global South

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
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Reading of Kitt Eileen Reidy’s “Coming Down from That Tree”

Learning from Zacchaeus the tax collector.

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Accommodating Embodiment within Our Meetings

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.


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Coming Down from That Tree

Learning from Zacchaeus the tax collector 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]

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.


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Imagining a Trauma-informed Quaker Community

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.


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Disability and Community in L’Arche Atlanta

A gift of respect from those we’re ostensibly serving. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

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.


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The Way of Grace: Finding God on the Path of Surrender (Books in Brief)

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
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Accessibility, Handwork, and Ministry in Meeting for Worship

By Staśa Morgan-Appel In the summer of 2000, I was in a car accident with multiple impacts. I walked away […]


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