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Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb and America’s First Bookmobile

By Sharlee Glenn. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018. 56 pages. $18.99/hardcover; $15.54/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. Mary Titcomb was […]

Margaret T. Walden’s first library job was at the Rauh Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library. The branch was located in an old mansion; at the back of the mansion was the carriage house that was home to the city’s bookmobile.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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<i>The Blind Leading the Blind, or The Parable of the Blind,</i> by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1568.

Finding Lightness in the Light

We Quakers have an image problem when it comes to fun and frivolity.

Kerry O'Regan has been a member of Adelaide Meeting in South Australia for the past 30 years and looks after the books—as in library books—for the meeting. She is a retired teacher who lives right by the sea and so feels that she is on permanent vacation.

Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
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Quilting as Ministry

Quilting as healing at a Quaker Voluntary Service house.

Kayla Schneider-Smith is a 2016-17 Portland QVS fellow who has served both with New City Initiative, an organization that aims to end the cycle of homelessness through faith community involvement, and Urban Gleaners, a food re-purposing organization that fights childhood hunger in Oregon.

Posted in: Features, February 2018
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New Year’s top five: The most popular articles of 2017

We’ve been sharing our most‐read articles of 2017 on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the full list. #5 Mystical Experience, the […]

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December Full Issue Access

FJ Members can download the full PDF of the December issue on Conflict and Controversy or read any article online.

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The Challenges We Face and Community We Forge

An interview with Sa’ed Atshan.

Martin Kelley is Friends Journal’s senior editor.

Sa’ed Atshan is a professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College and holds a doctorate from Harvard University. He sits on the corporation of American Friends Service Committee and the board of Pendle Hill study center. He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
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Written by Ava DuVernay and Spencer Averick, directed by Ava DuVernay. Netflix Documentary, 2016. 100 minutes. Public screenings are free […]

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Racism.

Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
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Forum June/July 2017

Letters from our readers.

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March full issue access

Members can download the full PDF or read any article online.

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New Year’s top five: The most popular articles of 2016

Our annual list of the top‐five most read articles of the past year.

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