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Faith Action Climate Team prepares to march. © Abby Brockway.

Faithful Action on Climate Change

Turning Quaker concerns into mass movements.

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a mother, a climate activist, and a psychotherapist. She is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting. She was the founder of 350Seattle.org, and is the cofounder of Faith Action Climate Team.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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The Joy of Job: An Investigator’s Perspective on the Most Righteous Man on Earth

By Maribeth Vander Weele. Sagerity Press, 2018. 138 pages. $24.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The Epistle of James speaks about the “patience of […]

Michael Willett Newheart is professor emeritus of New Testament at Howard University School of Divinity, member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, and interim pastor at First Baptist Church in Madison, Wis.

Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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Grace Kyoko Noda

Noda‚ÄĒGrace Kyoko Noda, 98, on March 14, 2018, at her home in Davis, Calif., peacefully. Grace was born on January [‚Ķ]

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Life in a Box

The homelessness crisis requires us to think outside storage bins.

Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in 2015‚Äď16 in Boston, Mass. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, September 2018
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Seeds That Change the World: Essays on Quakerism, Spirituality, Faith, and Culture

By Debbie L. Humphries. QuakerPress of FGC, 2017. 143 pages. $14.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Is it okay to shout out to Friends, […]

Brad Sheeks is a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting, and with his wife, Patricia McBee, has moved to Newtown to enjoy retirement and live closer to daughter, Jennie, and her family.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward

By Elizabeth Ford. Regan Arts, 2017. 247 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $14.99/eBook. How many of us could survive one day in […]

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting and a reporter on mental healthcare.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Realization

Simplicity is something that everyone needs. It’s something that makes life easier. It made my life easier. It adds a […]

Elizabeth Hare, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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News May 2018

News of Friends

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Balancing Acts

Healing is a verb: a slowing, flowing movement toward balance.

Ruthe Schoder-Ehri, a member of Homer (Alaska) Meeting, resides in the high desert of southeastern Arizona, close to Mexico. She is an artist, a homeopath with concern for individual and global health, a joyful grandmother, and an active volunteer for treesisters.org.

Posted in: Features, Healing
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Forum, March 2018

Letters and commentary from our readers.

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