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Gudrun Helga Schulz Weeks

Weeks鈥擥udrun Helga Schulz Weeks, 83, on May 29, 2018, in Hanover, N.H., of necrotizing fasciitis. Gudrun was born on January [鈥

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If My Moon Was Your Sun

By Andreas Steinh枚fel, illustrated by Nele Palmtag, translated by Matthew O. Anderson, music composed by Georges Bizet and Sergei Prokofiev. [鈥

Vickie LeCroy teaches in Tennessee and is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting.


Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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Interview with Friends Journal鈥檚 Assistant Book Review Editor

We talk with the editor of our children鈥檚 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.


Posted in: Interviews, Quaker Libraries
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News November 2017

News of the Quaker world: AFSC on North Korea, Quaker groups partner with Everence, Quaker House appointment.


Posted in: News, Quaker Libraries
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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate鈥擠iscoveries from a Secret World

By Peter Wohlleben. Greystone Books, 2016. 251 pages. $24.95/hardcover; $24.99/eBook. 鈥淎fter you鈥檝e read Wohlleben鈥檚 book, a walk in the woods [鈥

Ruah Swennerfelt, a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting, is a homesteader and activist. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith and numerous articles on living simply.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017, September 2017 Books
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Forum June/July 2017

Letters from our readers. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please [鈥

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A Year of Borrowed Men

By Michelle Barker, illustrated by Renne Benoit. Pajama Press, 2015. 40 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 6鈥9. As a child [鈥

Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is a writer and lecturer whose publications include Pendle Hill Pamphlet #419 Nurturing Children鈥檚 Spiritual Well-being.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
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Peace Works: A Century of Action

AFSC鈥檚 website Peace Works: Century of Action was created to gather and share stories from the past and present. Here [鈥

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The Art of Gratitude

On the FJ Blog: 鈥淎 boy鈥檚 watercolor depicts a heartwarming scene created amid the misery and starvation of post鈥怶orld War [鈥

Nichole Mathews is part of an art committee at Indianapolis First Friends exploring additional ways and locations to display 鈥淕iving Voices to Ghosts.鈥 For more information, contact her at [email protected].

Daniel Lee is a member of Indianapolis First Friends.


Posted in: Online Features
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Let鈥檚 Grow Together: Interview with Matthias Luckwaldt

Interviews with those new to Friends. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this [鈥

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