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Writing Opp: Friends and Gambling

One morning last year someone called the Friends Journal office to try to understand a confusing experience she had experienced […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Writing for Open Issues (next: Sept 2019)

Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018.

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How I Found God in Competitive Sports

How can we explore the edge of our abilities?

Jon Watts is a Quaker living in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. He enjoys volleyball, tennis, and trying to beat his own record for hiking the length of the Wissahickon Valley. When he’s not competing, Jon is interviewing Quakers for the QuakerSpeak project or composing Quaker-related music.

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Quiet AND Shhh…God Is in the Silence

Quiet By Tomie dePaola. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. […]

Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quakerism and travels in the ministry, urging revival among Friends. His most recent book is Primitive Quakerism Revived: Living as Friends in the Twenty-First Century.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide

By Carol Anderson and Tonya Bolden. Bloomsbury YA, 2018. 288 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $13.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 12–18. In her 2016 […]

Anna Carolyn McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting. She is the recipient of Pendle Hill’s 2019 Minnie Jane Arts Scholarship and is serving as writer in residence there from March through July 2019. Anna has a MFA in fiction from the University of Maryland.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Mary Burnside Mangelsdorf

Mangelsdorf—Mary Burnside Mangelsdorf, 91, on October 24, 2018, in Media, Pa. Mary was born on April 3, 1927, in Wilkes‐Barre, […]

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Daniel Levinson

Levinson—Daniel Levinson, 91, on July 26, 2017, in Tempe, Ariz. Dan was born on April, 23, 1926, in Chicago, Ill. […]

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Writing Opp: Five Years of QuakerSpeak (EXTENDED DEADLINE May 27)

It’s been five years since Friends Publishing Corporation launched a companion project to Friends Journal: the QuakerSpeak video series. In […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal

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<i>The Meeting House</i> by Mark Reigelman II, on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston, Mass. Photo © Sarah Nichols. Read more in our <a href="/quaker-humor-intro/">introduction to this issue</a>.

April 2019 Full Access

Friends Journal members can download the full PDF or read any article online.

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Quaker Works April 2019

This semiannual feature highlights the recent works of Quaker organizations in eight categories.

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