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Forrest Curo is a poet and member of San Diego (Calif.) Meeting. He ran the Aardvark Bookstore here from 1985–1998 and founded Street Light (modeled on American Friends Service Committee’s Street Spirit) in 1996. He put in a year at Pendle Hill Conference Center in 2002 in hopes of finding a spiritual handle on the intractable politics of poverty and is now retired.
Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
Losing and then rediscovering Quaker values and community.
Asha Sanaker is a writer and political journalist, regularly featured by the online outlet Countable. She grew up as a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting outside of Washington, D.C. and now attends Ithaca (N.Y.) Meeting with her two daughters, Hazel and Ruby.
Posted in: Features, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
A largely forgotten Quaker practice brings healing and wholeness once more.
Richard K. Lee and Sarah M. (Sally) Lloyd are members of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich.
Posted in: Features, Healing
Our April 2018 issue will look at Quakers healing. I’ve always been struck by the ambivalence of early Friends on […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal: [email protected]friendsjournal.org
Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
Have we forgotten the reasons for our practices?
Donne Hayden is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting. In 2012, she attended the Friends World Committee for Consultation World Gathering of Friends in Kenya, where she saw the Spirit move in singing and dancing Friends.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
A visitor settles down at the library table at Beacon Hills Friends House. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! […]
Sheilah Hill has conducted mental health programs at such organizations as Bronx Lebanon Hospital; Allegheny University; and the Learning Annex, New York City. Her books include, Somewhere on the Edge of Dreaming; They That Sow in Tears; and La Verde de la Vida, Wisdom for the Abortion War.
Posted in: Features, Quaker Libraries
By Jan Johnson. InterVarsity Press, 2016. 256 pages. $17/paperback; $16.99/eBook. We Quakers have a rather complicated relationship with the Bible. […]
Brent Bill recently retired from his position as associate secretary for communications, publications, and outreach at Friends General Conference. He is a member of West Newton Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind., and his newest book is Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality (Second Edition).
Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
The top ten best-selling books from the 2017 FGC Gathering.
By John Lampen. The Hope Project, 2016. 107 pages. Free digital download available at hopeproject.co.uk. Many Friends will be familiar […]
Thomas Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting. He is putting final touches on a book on Hicksite Friends from 1827 to 1900.
Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
Student Voices: ” All that said, I have a few pieces of final advice for you: Be kind. Build bridges, […]
What People Really Want from Church and Quaker Meeting by Donald W. McCormick
The Future is Accessible by Jessica Hubbard-Bailey
Open for Liberation by Tim Gee
Tapping a Viral Energy by Robert Henry
Handling Change and Creating Communities by Steven Whinfield
The Grief and the Promised Land by Emily Provance