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This Age of Insecurity

Our quiet pause can counteract a collective obsession with fights and power.

Ron McDonald is a member of Memphis (Tenn.) Meeting, frequent writer for Friends Journal, pastoral counselor, musician, and storyteller.

Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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The Red Bicycle: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle

By Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin. Kids Can Press, 2015. 32 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–12. This large […]

Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Beyond Goodness Sex

A response to Friends school educator Al Vernacchio’s book.

Su Penn ([email protected]) previously spoke to Quakers about sex in a 2014 FGC Gathering plenary. Like Walt Whitman, she believes that nothing is profane which can be spoken of with love in the presence of God. Invite her to visit your meeting; you will probably like her and learn something.

 

Also by Su Penn:

 

Posted in: Features, November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison

By Joshua Dubler. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. 375 pages. $30/hardcover; $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Joshua Dubler spent one year in Pennsylvania’s […]

William Mueller and wife Pat are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. They are active in the meeting’s prison ministry in the region.

Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Toolkit of the Kingdom of God

Intro to the June/July issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists
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What Quakers and Catholics Might Learn from One Another

Balancing head and heart in two spiritual homes.

John Pitts Corry is a long time member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa., and feels like a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting during the nine months of each year when he and his wife, Betty, live in Albuquerque. He is also a member of John XXIII Catholic Community in Albuquerque and has a long association with the Norbertines in Paoli, Pa., and Albuquerque.

Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
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The Covenant of Peace

What did Jesus mean by the “Kingdom of God,” what the early Quakers called the “Covenant of Peace” (Ezk. 34:25)? […]

Gerard Guiton (Australia YM) is a spiritual director and former Henry J. Cadbury Scholar at Pendle Hill. His latest book, The Early Quakers and the "Kingdom of God" (2012), is published by Inner Light Books.

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S‐P‐I‐C‐E‐S: The Quaker Testimonies

This model of Friends testimonies is incorporated into the school’s curriculum.

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Christ‐Centeredness & Quaker Identity

I have a memory of a member of my monthly meeting responding to the news that some meetings have pastors, […]

R. Scot Miller is a member of Grand Rapids (Mich.) Meeting and a regular attender of Crossroads Meeting in Flint, Mich. A graduate of Earlham School of Religion, he is currently an MSW candidate at Grand Valley State University, and is engaged in men's ministry at "The Other Way" urban ministries in Grand Rapids. He and his wife, Jenn Seif, work a very small CSA farm in Shelbyville. His most recent published work is Pisteos lesou Christou: The Faithful Life of Jesus Christ and Covenant Fulfillment in the Judeo-Christian Narrative.

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A Quaker Feminist’s Perspective on Transsexual Concerns

From the January 2002 issue of Friends Journal What moves me, a biological woman who is happy with my lot, […]

Rose Ketterer, a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting, is active in Quaker Lesbian Conference.

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