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Facing Hard Truths

What can Friends learn from the hospice movement?

Robin Mohr is happily married with two young adult children. She currently serves on the property committee of her monthly meeting and as executive secretary for Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas. This article is based on her personal leading and does not reflect an official position of FWCC.

Posted in: Features, The State of Quaker Institutions
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What Do Quakers Believe? AND Telling the Truth about God

By Geoffrey Durham. Christian Alternative Books (Quaker Quicks), 2019. 88 pages. $10.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook.

Marty Grundy, a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, has struggled to help Friends enlarge their vocabulary and remember that when each speaks the language of the heart, the burden of translation is on the hearer.

Posted in: March 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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The Importance of Noise During Silent Worship

Sometimes we need the buses, dogs, and loud neighbors to enter the deepest silence of the meetinghouse.

Ben Handy is a member of Frankford Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He has a boring job and a lovely family. He mostly spends his free time trying to figure out where he put his glasses, and why he can never seem to get anything done.

Posted in: Features, February 2020
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NYYM fall sessions at Powell House. Photos © Sarah Way/INYYM.

New York Yearly Meeting adopts yearly meeting membership

  New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM) approved “at large membership” (membership through the yearly meeting instead of through a local […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected]

Posted in: Drugs, News
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Attending to a Testimony

Our introduction to the November Issue.

Posted in: Among Friends, Gambling
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Writing Opp: Friends and Gambling (closed)

Is our witness against gambling a testimony that still matters or has it become outdated? Looking for 1200–2500 word submissions, […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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Forum, February 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: February 2019, Forum
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Writing Opp: Friendly Competition? (closed)

Learn more about writing for our May issue on competition.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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How Am I a Christian?

Will others see us as Christians by our love?

Douglas C. Bennett served as president of Earlham College from 1997 to 2011. Now retired, he is a member of Durham (Maine) Meeting.

Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
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News August 2018

British Faith and Practice; Grave marker for abolitionists; women’s theology conference.

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