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A ministry born of family tragedy.
Peter Murchison is a member of Wilton (Conn.) Meeting, where he currently serves as clerk of the Ministry and Oversight Committee. He has been active around the issue of gun violence since the shooting at Sandy Hook where his nephew Daniel Barden was killed in his classroom. Contact him at [email protected].Posted in: Features, February 2020
By Naomi Shihab Nye. BOA Editions, Ltd., 2019. 128 pages. $24/hardcover; $17/paperback; $9.99/eBook.
Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and served as Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2004 to 2009.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Ross Gay. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019. 288 pages. $23.95/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. I was introduced to Ross Gay when […]
Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and keeps her own daily journal of joy and justice.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
By Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin. Brazos Press, 2019. 288 pages. $19.99/paperback or eBook. When two Christian gun owners decided […]
Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, storytellers, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitators, volunteer booksellers with EarthLight, and co-authors of Earthcare for Children.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
By Priya Satia. Penguin Press, 2018. 544 pages. $35/hardcover; $22/paperback (available in October); $15.99/eBook. This big book (approximately 420 pages […]
Larry Ingle was recently awarded the Friends Historical Association’s Kenneth Carroll Award for his article “Lessons from Quaker History: What’s an Historian to Say about Whittaker Chambers and Clarence Pickett?” in Quaker History. A member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting, he is retired from the History Department of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
FJ Poetry: “All rise!” / Judge enters the court, robe trailing / Eyes downcast
A walk along the beach—and an interfaith plea for the soul of a nation.
Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at American Friends Service Committee. She is a settler, currently residing on unceded Lenni Lenape territory, a storyteller, and an anti-racist activist and teacher.
This article was first published on January 16, 2019 on Friendsjournal.org. It appears in the February 2019 print issue of Friends Journal.Posted in: Features, February 2019
“I love myself.” I speak into the mirror, my voice cracks into a barely audible whisper, the embarrassment squeaking through […]
Frances Kelly, Grade 10, New Garden Friends SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Student Voices: “Under your administration, many of my friend’s families would be deported, never to be seen again. I can […]