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The discovery of a gift for healing is only the first step in a process of learning and discipline.
John Jeremiah Edminster, a mid-life convert to Christian faith and unprogrammed Quakerism, is currently studying toward an MDiv degree at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Ind., where he lives with his wife, Elizabeth. They are members of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond. He has two adult children.
Posted in: Features, Healing
By David Johnson. Inner Light Books, 2017. 278 pages. $35/hardcover; $25/paperback; $12.50/eBook. It is certainly not surprising that Quaker publisher […]
Michael Willett Newheart, a semi-retired university professor, is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting.
Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
Waiting for the Watchman and holding things in God. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]
Alastair McIntosh is a member of Glasgow Meeting, Scotland. His most recent books are Spiritual Activism: Leadership as Service, and Poacher’s Pilgrimage: an Island Journey (on which this reflection is based).
Posted in: Features, February 2018
A faithful response to climate change.
Jay O’Hara is a member of Sandwich (Mass.) Meeting, and a co-founder of the Climate Disobedience Center, climatedisobedience.org. The NEYM Prophetic Climate Action Working Group consists of Alice Grendon, Brian Drayton, Dunan Herman-Parks, Jay O’Hara, John Humphries, Katherine Fisher, Louis Cox, Meg Klepack, Minga Claggett-Borne, Peter Blood-Patterson, Ruah Swennerfeldt, and Wendy Schlotterbeck.
Posted in: Faith and Practice, Quaker Lifestyles
Have we forgotten the reasons for our practices?
Donne Hayden is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting. In 2012, she attended the Friends World Committee for Consultation World Gathering of Friends in Kenya, where she saw the Spirit move in singing and dancing Friends.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
News of Friends: What Canst Thou Say? Colloquium; Quaker leaders part of church delegation to the Middle East; appointment at […]
FJ Review: “It would be good if every Friend read and pondered this pamphlet, and if every Ministry and Counsel […]
Marty Grundy, now a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting (New England Yearly Meeting), attended the Quaker consultation of 1991, serving as a “participant observer.”
Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
Viewpoint: Uncovering a new dimension of meeting. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read […]
By Adele Ahlberg Calhoun. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 352 pages. $22/paperback; $16.99/eBook. The back cover of Adele Ahlberg Calhoun’s book, Spiritual […]
Bob Dixon-Kolar teaches writing at a community college in Illinois and is a member of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.
Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Contempt Is a Bitter-Tasting Word by J.E. McNeil
Life in a Box by Andrew Huff
Gota De Leche by Camilla Meek
Making Sense of the Starbucks Incident by Ankita Achanta
A Quaker Perspective on Hope by Kate Davies
Prophetic, Persistent, Powerful by Bridget Moix
Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness, poetry by Anne Miles