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If there’s a Quaker brand, then “Quaker values” is its most common pitch. What do we mean when we use […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Contact: [email protected]friendsjournal.org
Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
Recommitting to a Quaker truth. 🔒
Chris Morrissey still holds membership in South Bend (Ind.) Meeting and came to Friends in Santa Monica (Calif.) Meeting. He currently attends several meetings in the Portland, Ore., area. His first book, Christianity and American State Violence in Iraq: Priestly or Prophetic?, comes out next spring.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
FJ Review: “First Day Stories is a perfect lesson starter for First-day schools and an important book to have in every Quaker […]
Emilie Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Friends find a tasty way to raise funds for the meeting library.
Ruthie Tippin is a recorded Friends minister. She has served in pastoral ministry in West Branch, Iowa, and most recently at First Friends Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. Now retired, Ruthie continues to serve Friends in various ways as a retreat speaker, worship leader, and encourager to meetings and their members.
Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
Written and performed by Peterson Toscano; directed by Samuel Neff. Barclay Press, 2017. 103 minutes. $20/DVD; $14.99/download; $2.99/online rental. I […]
Kody Gabriel Hersh is a queer, trans, young adult, Christian, Quaker, youth worker, writer, and activist. They are a member of Miami (Fla.) Meeting (Southeastern Yearly Meeting), currently living in Philadelphia, Pa.
Posted in: Conscience, October 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
The search for courage and integrity in the boardroom is complicated and ongoing. 🔒
Jacob D. Stone is a longtime member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting, now living in Vermont. Over four decades he has served on, worked for, and consulted with many Friends boards and committees. Now retired, he continues to be interested in how our testimonies are implemented in our organizations.
Posted in: Features, September 2017
The answers would only come from being present in the light. 🔒
Shannon Zimmerman is a lifelong Quaker raised in Colorado. Specializing in conflict resolution, she is currently living in Brisbane, Australia, working on a PhD. Her hope is to someday find a way to bring peace into politics. She is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).
Posted in: Features, The Art of Dying
How can we talk about death when we’re so vibrantly alive?
Susann Estle is a chaplain at the Putnamville Correctional Facility in Greencastle, Ind.; a PRN chaplain at Hendricks Regional Health Hospital; and a part-time pastor at Hopewell Friends Church in Dana, Ind. She is mother to Case and Chloe.
Posted in: Online Features, The Art of Dying
Kuppers—Faith Farnham Kuppers, 92, on August 6, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C., in her sleep. Faith was born on May 4, […]
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