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Counter protestors gather on Guilford鈥檚 campus in response to visit from Westboro Baptist Church. Photographs by Khadejeh Nikouyeh/News & Record, 漏 News & Record, All Rights Reserved.

Guilford College responds to Westboro Baptist protest

  When three members of Westboro Baptist Church鈥攁 church in Topeka, Kans., known for its harsh anti鈥怢GBTQ beliefs鈥攃ame to protest [鈥

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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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鈥檚 not competing, Jon is interviewing Quakers for the QuakerSpeak project or composing Quaker-related music.

Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?
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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]

Posted in: Among Friends, Quaker Libraries
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Helen Lewis Stanfield

Stanfield鈥擧elen Lewis Stanfield, 91, on September 10, 2016, at Friends Homes in Greensboro, N.C. Helen was born on September 28, [鈥

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Ken Wallace

Wallace鈥擪en Wallace, 87, on March 15, 2015, in Fairhope, Ala. Ken was born on December 14, 1927, in the rural [鈥

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Stokes Clement Swisher

Swisher鈥擲tokes Clement Swisher, 85, on January 31, 2016, at home with family, in Falls Church, Va. Clem was born on [鈥

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John Howard Huffman

Huffman鈥擩ohn Howard Huffman, 74, on October 29, 2015, in Springfield, Mo., peacefully set free from a long struggle with Alzheimer鈥檚. [鈥

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Quaker Works May 2015

A semiannual feature dedicated to connecting Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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Quaker Leadership and Education

Three stories and a vision of recovering joy.

Alexander Levering Kern is an educator, poet, writer, ecumenical and interfaith leader, and member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). Editor of the anthology Becoming Fire: Spiritual Writing from Rising Generations, he currently serves as executive director of the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service (CSDS) at Northeastern University in Boston.

Posted in: April 2014: Education, Features
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Bringing Quaker Values to the Classroom

I realize I鈥檓 not unbiased in my thinking about the subject of this special issue. I suspect that none of [鈥

Posted in: Features, January 2001
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