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John Humphries is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting and serves as clerk of the Sessions Committee for New England Yearly Meeting. Kathleen Wooten is a member of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass., and serves as events coordinator for NEYM.Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
An interview with Friends involved with group working toward justice reform.
The Q&A with MAJR was conducted by Friends Journal associate editor Gail Whiffen Coyle.Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Q&A
By Annette LeBox, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin. Dial Books, 2015. 40 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages birth–5. I have […]
Emilie Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews
Providing hospitality for and stopping the shaming of women seeking abortion.
Bridget Anderson is a lifelong Quaker raised within Downers Grove (Ill.) Meeting. In 2014 Bridget co-founded Midwest Access Coalition with Leah Greenblum. The group’s mission is to provide accommodation and support for those traveling to Chicago for access to a safe, legal abortion when legislation limits access.Posted in: Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
What We Stand On By Paul Christiansen. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (Number 429), 2014. 29 pages. $7/pamphlet. The Door In By […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind,) Meeting. He is an avid follower of others’ personal journeys, and in a recent Pendle Hill pamphlet reflected on his own.Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
By Jean‐François Dumont. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2014. 32 pages. $16/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–8. I thoroughly enjoyed this […]
Margaret Crompton is a British Quaker and author of the Pendle Hill pamphlet Nurturing Children’s Well-Being.Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
How does an internalized sense of rules influence the quality of meeting for worship?
Debbie Humphries is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting. She carries a concern for the strength and vitality of the Religious Society of Friends. Her experience traveling among Friends has provided an opportunity to hear how the Spirit is moving among us, and to reflect deeply on how our practices—our forms—both nurture and limit the life of the Spirit among us.Posted in: August 2014, Features
This month’s reviews include The Essential Elias Hicks, The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies, and A Guidebook to Prayer.
Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]
A time of personal brokenness inspires a clay artist.
Jiae Paik is a graduate of Earlham School of Religion, focusing her ministry on spiritual direction. She uses clay specifically as a medium to deepen and guide directees’ spiritual lives, as well as to create ceramic sculptures with spiritual and religious themes. She is a member of Seoul Meeting in Seoul, Korea, and currently lives in Paju, Korea.Posted in: Features, May 2013: Focus on the Arts
Fox News: George Fox Speaking by Donald W. McCormick
Laughing for the Wary by Howard R. Macy
Finding Lightness in the Light by Kerry O’Regan
Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition by Andrew J. Bergman