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Attending to a Testimony

Our introduction to the November Issue.

Posted in: Among Friends, Gambling
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We Are Not John Woolman

The prophetic agitator is remembered and spoken of years later; the people that wanted them gone are forgotten today.

Gabbreell James is a lifelong Friend of color, active in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Undoing Racism Group and at her monthly meeting, Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia. She wants to help Friends be truly welcoming to all people.

Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Primitive Christianity Revived and Primitive Quakerism Revived

Primitive Christianity Revived. By William Penn, translated into modern English by Paul Buckley. Inner Light Books, 2018. 115 pages. $25/hardcover; [鈥

Max L. Carter is a retired educator, having served five different Quaker secondary schools and colleges in a 45-year career.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Writing Opp: Quakers and Christianity (due 9/17)

It鈥檚 a series of questions that has dogged Friends since we did away with clergy and started calling baptism a [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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Preparing for Intimacy with God

Faith and Practice: Leaving worship in a state of discontent.

Elliott Robertson is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He is a writer, poet, and workshop leader. His article "Grateful for the Light of Christ" was published by Daily Word in August 2016.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Faith and Practice
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The Anti鈥怶ar: Peace Finds the Purpose of a Peculiar People

By Douglas Gwyn. Inner Light Books, 2016. 208 pages. $30/hardcover; $17.50/paperback. Doug Gwyn may have given more thought to the [鈥

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian and theologian. He is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio.聽The Essential Elias Hicks聽is his most recent book for Friends.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum November 2016

Letters from our readers.

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Why Quakers Stopped Voting

Friends have long wrestled with the moral implications of voting.

Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quaker history, faith, and practice. His most recent book is The Essential Elias Hicks.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
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Metaphors of Meaning

By Linda Wilson. Pendle Hill Pamphlets #437, 2016. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. The spiritual life is a journey. That metaphorical statement [鈥

Bob Dixon-Kolar, a community college English instructor, lives in northern Illinois and is a member of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.

Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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