By Alice Rothchild. Just World Books, 2017. 283 pages. $19.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. In Steve Feldman’s book Compartments, the well‐known dermatologist chronicles […]
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Max Carter is the recently retired William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College. In retirement, he and his wife, Jane, continue to lead annual service-learning trips to Palestine and Israel under the sponsorship of Friends United Meeting.Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
Among Friends: Our introduction to the June/July issue.
Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
A new way of relating is breaking through our institutional numbness.
Noah Merrill is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting, which has care and oversight of his service in ministry. He serves as secretary of New England Yearly Meeting.Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations. Categories include Advocacy; Consultation, Support, and Resources; Development; Education; Environmental […]
Faith and practice.
Margery Abbott is a released Friend under the care of Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Ore. She is the author of numerous books and articles and is currently working on a book tentatively titled Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly.Posted in: Faith and Practice, September 2016
By Joanna Macy and Molly Brown. New Society Publishers, 2014. 285 pages. $21.95/paperback; $14.25/eBook. String together the first three chapter […]
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
Life in the Meeting
Eileen Flanagan is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and clerk of the board of Earth Quaker Action Team. Her latest book is Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope.
The copyright for this article belongs to Eileen Flanagan.Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Life in the Meeting
Quakers and the spirituality of food and the body. Podcast available.
Madeline Schaefer grew up attending Radnor (Pa.) Meeting outside of Philadelphia. She currently lives in West Philadelphia in a big house with lots of house meetings and good conversation. When she is not riding her bicycle around the city, she can be found doing yoga, writing poetry, and collecting stories.Posted in: Features, March 2015
Leading, 1997 As I sit in meditation, I see single women lliving a nomadic life—women using wool from their sheep […]
Sas Carey, co-clerk of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting, is director of Life Energy Healing School, which helps students learn to follow their leadings. The school meets in Middlebury for four long weekends a year. More information about the school can be found at http://www.lifenergyheal.com. Nomadicare, a nonprofit organization that she founded, supports the sustainability and cultural survival of nomadic peoples, harmonizes traditional and modern medicine, and documents nomadic ways and heart songs for future generations. More information can be found at http://www.nomadicare.org.Posted in: Features
The story of William Penn and his sword is deeply embedded in Quaker mythology; so deeply, it seems, that it […]
Paul Buckley is a Quaker theologian and historian living in Richmond, Ind., where he attends Clear Creek Meeting. His most recent book is Twenty-First Century Penn, a collection of five of William Penn's theological works in modern English, published by Earlham School of Religion.Posted in: Features
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous