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Gene Hillman is a convinced Friend, having come to Friends from the martial arts and Buddhism in 1983 in Annapolis, Md. He has taught short courses in basic Quakerism, the Quaker testimonies, and the Bible ever since he was employed at Pendle Hill in 1988. He represented Baltimore Yearly Meeting on the Friends United Meeting General Board throughout the 1990s. He and his wife, Pat, are members of Goshen (Pa.) Meeting, PhYM. Email: [email protected]Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
Our spiritual metaphors can help us experience the truth from different perspectives.
Rhiannon Grant works at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, UK, supporting Quaker Roles courses and the Centre for Research in Quaker Studies. She is a member of Bournville Meeting, part of Central England Area Meeting, and Britain Yearly Meeting. Her book on Quaker theology, _Telling the Truth about God_, will be published in March 2019.Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
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
Challenging ourselves and engaging with our Christian roots.
Andrew Gage is a Quaker, an environmental lawyer, and a father of two from Victoria, B.C., Canada. He is grateful for each of those roles, but still wishes that he had more time to devote to his spirituality and writing. Follow him on Twitter at @singingwithin.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
A passage from John Woolman’s Journal gives a Friend the language for describing her new sense of empowerment.
Helene Pollock has participated in all branches of Friends during her 40 years of association with Friends. Her primary Quaker community at this time is the extended worship community that meets in the Philadelphia area. She is the former director of Quaker Affairs at Haverford College.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
By Elisabeth Zartl. Westminster John Knox Press, 2017. 24 pages. $12/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–8. Since the original title of […]
Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is the author of the Pendle Hill pamphlet number 419, Nurturing Children's Spiritual Well-Being.Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
Letters from our readers.
For many Friends in the Friends Journal audience, there are few topics more fraught than race and racism. We look […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
By Robin DiAngelo. Beacon Press, 2018. 192 pages. $16/paperback; $12.99/eBook. Robin DiAngelo, the white woman who wrote this book, has […]
David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
By Jim Teeters. Barclay Press, 2018. 104 pages. $14/paperback. Jim Teeters’s new book, Because of This: Lao Tzu’s Tao Te […]
Michael S. Glaser, Poet Laureate of Maryland, 2004–2009, is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Co-editor of The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965–2010, he and his wife, Kathleen (a Courage and Renewal facilitator), offer retreats that invite participants to engage with poetry as a means of helping to live an examined life.Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous