By Helen Thorpe. Scribner, 2017. 396 pages. $28/hardcover; $18/paperback (available in September); $14.99/eBook. Imagine if you can that you are, […]
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Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history. He is currently at work on a young adult novel about the Holocaust in France.
Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
McAllister—Olga Zalokoski McAllister, 98, on January 23, 2017, of natural causes. Olga was born on September 14, 1918, in Chester, […]
Across the Channel from one of the wealthiest countries in the world, approximately 10,000 men, women, and children lived in […]
Kate McNally is a member of Belgium and Luxembourg Yearly Meeting and works as the Forced Migration Project coördinator for the Quaker Council for European Affairs (qcea.org).
Posted in: Online Features
By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. Beacon Press, 2014. 296 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. This book is part of Beacon Press’s ReVisioning American History […]
David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism. He previously worked for over 20 years as an attorney in the Indian Affairs Division of the Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Posted in: January 2017 Books, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
By Soong-Chan Rah. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 224 pages. $17/paperback; $13.99/eBook. From the heartland of North American Evangelical Christianity, Soong-Chan Rah […]
Samuel Mahaffy and his family fellowship with Olympia (Wash.) Meeting. With his colleagues, Samuel facilitates a process for faith communities divided by conflict to find the Voice of Common Vision through sharing and integrating both voices of grief and celebration into a liturgy for restoration of broken relationships.
Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
FJ Poetry: “Spring reminds her of her garden in Iraq…”
Christine E. Black lives in Charlottesville, Va.
Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Poetry
Journalistic integrity and speaking truth to media power. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To […]
Justin Leverett is a practicing Quaker with roots in Reform Judaism. He lives near Portland, Ore., working as a barista and blogging during free time. He is deeply informed by his time in Quaker Voluntary Service as a fellow in Atlanta, Ga., from 2012 to 2013. His passions include media, French language and culture, and music.
Posted in: Features, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
Mentoring Those Unlike Ourselves 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]
Leslie Madsen-Brooks is a history professor, digital humanist, and expatriate Californian currently living in Boise, Idaho. Her work explores how laypeople understand the past and “do history” in the digital age. Her teaching is deeply inflected by Quaker principles.
Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
We’re still considered among the lucky ones. We lost our country, our friends, and many of our belongings, but we […]
The August 2015 Viewpoint
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