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Ruth Jones McNeill
McNeill—Ruth Jones McNeill, 72, on February 14, 2021, in Corvallis, Ore. Ruth was born in Chicago, Ill., on March 13,…
Forum, December 2017
Letters from our readers.
Facing Fascism, McCarthyism, and the New Jim Crow in 2017
The times we find ourselves in are extremely serious.
Milestones December 2015
Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.
Friends Journal looks at war
60th Anniversary: Even in its first year, Friends Journal remembered the atomic bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and…
Bayard Rustin at Swarthmore College
Bayard Rustin’s spiritual depth has been widely overlooked and deserves to be brought back to our attention.
Growing Up in Germany During World War II
We had not heard from my Uncle Helmut in years: “lost in action,” we were told. Then one day in…
The Solace of History: Reflections on Quakers and the Environment
Sometimes I feel painfully out-of-step with the world around me. Perhaps I’d have fit in better in some other era,…
Faith of the Magi
Often overlooked in its importance, God’s revelation of Christ’s birth to the Magi is a significant theological event that provides…
Extracting Truth from Power: A Tale of Two Quaker Ladies
In March, 1979, Beverly Hess of Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting, along with her husband Dick, was preparing to head to Philadelphia…
Inspiration From Quaker Women of the Past
I have received much inspiration and encouragement from the stories of earlier Quaker women who were willing to take the…
Little Girl, Wake Up
My granddaughter Abby sometimes likes me to tell her stories about Jesus. She is four, so I keep them simple…
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