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… And Forgive Them Their Debts: Lending, Foreclosure, and Redemption from Bronze Age Finance to the Jubilee Year

By Michael Hudson. ISLET‐Verlag Dresden, 2018. 340 pages. $29.95/hardcover; $26.95/paperback. The authors of the Bible never guessed how puzzled we […]

Forrest Curo is a member of San Diego (Calif.) Meeting (but currently attending La Jolla [Calif.] Meeting) and founder/editor of _Street Light _(1997–2001), a monthly tabloid on poverty issues modelled on American Friends Service Committee's Street Spirit.

Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

By Frances FitzGerald. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 752 pages. $35/hardcover; $20/paperback; $14.99/eBook. Frances FitzGerald offers a spectacular sweep of the […]

Zae Asa Illo (formerly David Breitzmann) is a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting. He has a nearly two-year standing anchor committee and has been engaged in street preaching for several months. He is also working on releasing a collection of poetry, launching a new social enterprise, and applying to seminary in 2020.

Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Sweet Baby Jesus

The present‐tense verbs of George Fox.

A convinced Friend since 1982, Patricia Wild is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), where she serves on its Ministry and Counsel and Prison Fellowship Group. Her latest "book, _WellingUp.net_, is an interactive, experimental website that tells a Quaker novel online using podcasts and supplementary materials and links.

Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Forum April 2018

Letters from our readers

Posted in: Forum, Healing
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Among Friends: All Land Is Holy Land

An introduction to our March issue on Quakers and the Holy Land.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Popular resistance by Ryan Rodrick Beiller/AFSC

News February 2018

News of Friends: Statement from AFSC on being banned from work in Israel; Remembering Muted Voices symposium; Quakers in Britain […]

Posted in: February 2018, News
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Writing Opp: Quakers and the Holy Land

In March 2018 Friends Journal is publishing an issue on religion and politics in the Middle East. We could have […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Email: [email protected]

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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Beauty; Beauty Everywhere

The sound of machines, monitors, and people in the hallway evaporated; it felt like being in meeting for worship when […]

Geoff Knowlton grew up Quaker and was later ordained in the United Church of Christ. He returned to the Friends and joined Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. He worked for a small hospice in New Hampshire and is currently a psychotherapist specializing in trauma and attachment-related disorders.

Posted in: Online Features, The Art of Dying
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Watch the invocation on John Marquette's Facebook page.

News, March 2017

News from Friends: NEYM donates records to UMass Amherst; Quaker gives invocation at Pennsylvania State Senate; Cambridge Friends worship as […]

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Who Is My Neighbor?

Can we reject unacceptable actions and still find ways to touch those neighbors in pain?

Ellie Beach lives in Hiram, Ohio.

Posted in: January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace, Viewpoint
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