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Milestones & Obituaries
A Young Quaker’s Voyage to Philadelphia
Traveling the ocean with William Penn.
Old Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
"What's left of George Fox / is somewhere nearby..."
Elizabeth Jackson Leighton Lamborn
Lamborn—Elizabeth Jackson Leighton Lamborn, 81, on May 27, 2019, at home in Cumru Township, Berks County, Pa. Betty was born…
Faith and Practice
What Did Easter Mean to Early Quakers?
Early Friends’ understanding of the resurrection was colored by their experience of the presence of God in their midst.
David K. Leonard
David Keogh and Peter Allan Cartwright
Keogh-Cartwright—David Keogh and Peter Allan Cartwright married on November 2, 2019, in Stockport Meeting (Greater Manchester, England): the first same-sex…
English ecumenical group blocks Quaker in same-sex marriage from president position
Churches Together in England (CTE) announced on November 22, 2019, its decision to have British Quaker nominee Hannah Brock Womack…
FJ News Editor
Ruth Iris Clark Ingram
Ingram—Ruth Iris Clark Ingram, 104, on January 11, 2019, in Annapolis, Md. Iris was born on November 1, 1914, in…
FWCC secretary to lead world ecumenical organization
retchen Castle was named the next chair of the Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions at its meeting…
Barbara Cooper Rosen
Rosen—Barbara Cooper Rosen, 89, on December 19, 2018, peacefully, at home in Ashland, Ore. Barbara was born on April 10,…
Kathleen Brookhouse Schmitz-Hertzberg
Schmitz-Hertzberg—Kathleen Brookhouse Schmitz-Hertzberg, 102, on January 29, 2019, peacefully, in her sleep, in Stouffville, Ontario, Canada. Kathleen was born on…
How Quakerism Began
First Season's Featured Video
Vegetarianism in Quaker History
Food ethics has long been an important part of the tradition of Friends.
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