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A Mysticism for Our Time

Rediscovering the spiritual writings of Thomas R. Kelly.

L. Roger Owens teaches spirituality and ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and is the author of What We Need Is Here: Practicing the Heart of Christian Spirituality.


Posted in: Features, September 2017
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Forum May 2017

Letters from our readers remember Henry Cadbury; a meeting with Joyce Ajlouny, shifting racial labels and accountability, a request for resources on aging, more. 🔒 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 […]


Posted in: Forum, Quaker Summers
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AFSC’s Centennial: April full issue access

Members can download full PDF or read any article online. 🔒 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 Quaker聽information: […]


Posted in: 2017
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Henry Cadbury, AFSC, and Haverford College

Even 1918 Quakers were a complicated mix of prophetic and pragmatic.

James Krippner has been teaching at Haverford College since 1992. David Harrington Watt will begin teaching there in the fall of this year. They would both like to acknowledge the invaluable assistance they received from the staff of Haverford College鈥檚 library, Krista Oldham in particular, while researching this article.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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We Answered with Love: Pacifist Service in World War I

Edited by Nancy Learned Haines. Pleasant Green Books, 2016. 412 pages. $19.95/paperback. In 1917 Mary Peabody and Leslie Hotson were students at Radcliffe and Harvard. They met through their shared interests in music and drama, poetry and philosophy, and quickly became soul mates as they discussed the war that had turned the campus into a […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and is the co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at Brown University and the author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Books
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Lois Virginia Plumb Stanton

Stanton鈥擫ois Virginia Plumb Stanton, 93, on July 26, 2016, in Wallingford, Pa. Lois was born on August 14, 1922, in New Canaan, Conn. She graduated from Wilson College in 1943 with a bachelor鈥檚 in foreign language (she ultimately spoke five) and studied for a master鈥檚 in relief and rehabilitation at Haverford College, one of the […]

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Courtney Parker Siceloff

Siceloff鈥擟ourtney Parker Siceloff, 92, on January 28, 2014, in Savannah, Ga. Courtney was born on January 4, 1922, in Bartlett, Tex., to Mary Margaret Powell and John Andrew Siceloff. As his Methodist minister father moved every three or four years, Courtney learned to make friends wherever he was. At Southwest Methodist College in the early […]

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In Our Power: U.S. Students Organize for Justice in Palestine

By Nora Barrows-Friedman. Just World Books, 2014. 274 pages. $20.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. My political education about Palestine began through my friends, and by sporadically participating in events hosted by the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter at Haverford College. I attended the Palestine Culture Week, talks about Israel, and movie screenings about the conflict. There […]

Hina Fathima worked as an editorial assistant at Friends Journal in 2014. She graduated in 2015 from Haverford College, where she studied political science. She is interested in journalism and currently lives and works in Philadelphia as a freelance photographer.


Posted in: Books, Disability and Inclusion, March 2016 Books
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Carmen Mor谩n Broz

Broz鈥擟armen Mor谩n Broz, 91, on September 17, 2015, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Carmen was born on December 15, 1923, in Sonsonate, El Salvador, to Carmen De Mor谩n Paredes and Juan Antonio Mor谩n. Her mother died when Carmen was four, and when she was nine, the Matanza killed many thousands of indigenous Salvadorans. At age 20, […]

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Belonging: Quakers, Membership, and the Need to be Known

What role does monthly meeting membership play in our understanding of faith and belonging? 聽Can someone be a Quaker without being a member or attender at a monthly meeting? 聽Religions world-wide face the challenge of navigating the relationship between core theological tenets, the power of faith, and the structures that contain and provide organization for […]

Emily Higgs is a member of Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting and lives in Philadelphia, Pa., where she is a part of the West Philadelphia Worship Group. 聽Emily serves as the Director of Quaker Affairs for Haverford College, and is the Clerk of the Board of the Young Adult Friends Leadership Institute.


Posted in: April 2012
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