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The Roots of Our Lifestyles

Among Friends: Our introduction to the January issue on Quaker lifestyles.

Martin Kelley is the senior editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, Quaker Lifestyles
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Among Friends: On Privilege, Conflict, and Moving Forward

Our introduction to the December issue on “Conflict and Controversy”

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of聽Friends Journal.聽[email protected]


Posted in: Among Friends, Conflict and Controversy
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The Challenges We Face and Community We Forge

An interview with Sa’ed Atshan.

Martin Kelley is Friends Journal鈥檚 senior editor.

Sa鈥檈d Atshan is a professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College and holds a doctorate from Harvard University. He sits on the corporation of American Friends Service Committee and the board of Pendle Hill study center. He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
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First Day Stories

FJ Review: “First聽Day Stories is a perfect lesson starter for First-day schools and an important book to have in聽every Quaker home with young children.”

Emilie Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.


Posted in: Books, Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf
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The Silent Spaces That Speak Volumes

An introduction to the November issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal:聽[email protected]ournal.org


Posted in: Among Friends, Quaker Libraries
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The Transformation of a Small Quaker Library

Bringing a new sense of purpose to an underused meeting library. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online library of […]

Ruth McNeill is a member of Corvallis (Ore.) Meeting. She is a retired preschool and elementary school teacher, an amateur weaver, and an amateur writer.


Posted in: Features, Quaker Libraries
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Interview with Friends Journal’s Book Review Editor聽

An interview with our Books editor Karie Firoozmand.

Karie Firoozmand is the book review editor and a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Stony Run. She has two sons and lives with her husband near Baltimore. Karie鈥檚 interests include dance, exercise, history, literature, and travel. She speaks Farsi and has traveled to Iran. Karie joined Friends Journal聽as the book review editor in June 2011. To contact Karie about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.


Posted in: Interviews, Quaker Libraries
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Interview with Friends Journal’s Assistant Book Review Editor

We talk with the editor of our children’s book reviews.

Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she鈥檚 been attending a worship group at Cadbury Senior Living in Lewes, Del. She has served as the volunteer assistant book review editor of Friends Journal since 2008. To contact Eileen about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.


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Are Meeting Libraries Encumbrances?

Information is coming to us in different ways than it did in the first 350 years of Quaker history.

Carol Kitchen is retired from a career in social work in varied settings. She has professional degrees in library science and social work and a doctorate in religion and society.


Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
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Writing Opp: Quakers and the Holy Land

In March 2018 Friends Journal is publishing an issue on religion and politics in the Middle East. We could have gone with a more neutral description of the region than 鈥淗oly Land,” but we wanted to indicate that we were interested not only in the political struggles but also in the region鈥檚 unique and sometimes […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Email: [email protected]


Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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