Challenging ourselves and engaging with our Christian roots.
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Andrew Gage is a Quaker, an environmental lawyer, and a father of two from Victoria, B.C., Canada. He is grateful for each of those roles, but still wishes that he had more time to devote to his spirituality and writing. Follow him on Twitter at @singingwithin.
Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
An introduction to the October issue on Meetings and Money.
Quaker values and money.
Jeffery W. Perkins is executive director of Friends Fiduciary Corporation, a Quaker nonprofit providing cost-effective, professional, socially responsible investment services to Quaker meetings, churches, and organizations. He serves on the board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.
Posted in: Features, Meetings and Money
Butler—Diane P. Butler, 63, on August 2, 2017, at home in Ithaca, N.Y. Diane was born on June 4, 1954, […]
Looking at successful church growth models for ideas to grow our fellowship.
Donald W. McCormick, [email protected], is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. He is director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a company that trains mindfulness teachers. The senior editor of Friends Journal described his February article, “Can Quakerism Survive?,” as “the most talked about article in recent history.”
Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
An intergenerational gathering of artists.
Maggie Nelson is a visual artist, youth worker, and attender of Portland (Maine) Meeting. She currently works as the interim Young Friends Coordinator for New England Yearly Meeting and was a long-time staff member at Friends Camp. She is called to work at the intersection of art and faith.
Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
By Liz Garton Scanlon, illustrated by Hadley Hooper. Roaring Brook Press, 2017. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. […]
Katie Green attends Clearwater Meeting in Dunedin, Fla., and is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. She is a storyteller, workshop facilitator, and writer.
Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
An introduction to our March issue on Quakers and the Holy Land.
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.
Posted in: Among Friends, Quakers and the Holy Land
An interview with Sa’ed Atshan.
Martin Kelley is Friends Journal’s senior editor.
Sa’ed Atshan is a professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College and holds a doctorate from Harvard University. He sits on the corporation of American Friends Service Committee and the board of Pendle Hill study center. He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
By Valerie Brown. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 446), 2017. 27 pages. $7/pamphlet. In this short pamphlet, Valerie Brown introduces readers […]
Karie Firoozmand is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and the editor of the Friends Journal book review column.
Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
Are We Ready to Make the Necessary Changes? by Vanessa Julye
Building White Racial Stamina by Elizabeth A. Oppenheimer
Greater Racial Diversity Requires Greater Theological Diversity by Adria Gulizia
Expectant Visions of a Christian Anarchist by Zae Asa Illo
We Are Not John Woolman by Gabbreell James
An Interview with the Co‐clerks of Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force
The Mystic Soul of a More Whole Religious Society by Viv Hawkins (Online Feature)
Sonnet For George Fox’s Margaret by Jane Yolen