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Blessed Are the Artists

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 Co枚rdinator 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
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A Seeker鈥檚 Theology: Christianity Reinterpreted as Mysticism

By John G. Macort. Self-published, 2016. 231 pages. $9.50/paperback. John Macort, formerly an Episcopalian priest but long acquainted with Friends [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting, allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
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Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Biography

By Dacia Palmerino, illustrated by Andrea Grosso Ciponte, translated by Michael G. Parker. Plough Publishing House, 2017. 160 pages. $19.95/paperback; [鈥

Isaac Barnes May is a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting. He is a doctoral candidate in religious studies at the University of Virginia.


Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
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2018 Quakers in Politics Web Panel

The upcoming U.S. Congressional mid-term elections already have at least seven Quaker candidates for office. How does their Quaker faith [鈥


Posted in: Blogs, Unfeatured
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Writing Opp: Creativity and the Arts (Due 3/5)

Early Friends were famously skeptical of art; modern Friends pretty much fully embrace it. Why the abrupt turnaround? What reasons [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal[email protected]鈥媐riendsjournal.鈥媜rg


Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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Prophetic Witness, Pragmatic Action

What does it mean to be prophetic in a time of political division?

Diane Randall is the executive secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. A lifelong advocate for peace and social justice, Diane is a fierce proponent for citizen engagement that advances policies and practices to create a better society for all.


Posted in: Features, February 2018
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Being Quaker鈥here you are: A Journey Among Isolated Friends in the Northwest

By Sakre Kennington Edson. Western Friend, 2017. 244 pages. $20/paperback; $9/eBook. In the middle of an overly full week, I [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Friends Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare Meeting in Henniker, N.H.


Posted in: February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017
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Forum, January 2018

Letters from our readers. 馃敀


Posted in: Forum, Quaker Lifestyles
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Trouble I鈥檝e Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism

By Drew G. I. Hart. Herald Press, 2016. 157 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook. A few months ago, I walked to [鈥

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Writing Opp: Quakers and Healing (due 1/15)

Our April 2018 issue will look at Quakers healing. I鈥檝e always been struck by the ambivalence of early Friends on [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal: [email protected]鈥媐riendsjournal.鈥媜rg


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