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Why I Got Arrested at the Border

A walk along the beach—and an interfaith plea for the soul of a nation.

Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at American Friends Service Committee. She is a settler, currently residing on unceded Lenni Lenape territory, a storyteller, and an anti-racist activist and teacher.

This article was first published on January 16, 2019 on Friendsjournal.org. It appears in the February 2019 print issue of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Features, February 2019
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Quakers: The Quiet Revolutionaries

Directed by Janet P. Gardner. Gardner Documentary Group, 2018. 108 minutes. See Quakersthefilm​.com for more information. Friend Janet Gardner and […]

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Writing Opp: Humor in Religion (due Jan 7)

Magazine ISO legit funny Quaker joke, apply here.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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The Realization

Simplicity is something that everyone needs. It’s something that makes life easier. It made my life easier. It adds a […]

Elizabeth Hare, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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A Simple, Silent Moment

Our feet danced in an inch of water, and the wooden benches beneath us were worn from use and age. […]

Eliana DeHaven, Grade 8, Buckingham Friends School


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Another Way to Climb a Tree

By Liz Garton Scanlon, illustrated by Hadley Hooper. Roaring Brook Press, 2017. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. […]

Katie Green attends Clearwater Meeting in Dunedin, Fla., and is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. She is a storyteller, workshop facilitator, and writer.


Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

By Dori Jones Yang. SparkPress, 2017. 256 pages. $12.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 10–14. It seems almost anticlimactic when the […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.


Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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The Trouble With “Strangers”

Freedom isn’t anyone’s politically correct opinion.

Gerri Williams is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and has served on AFSC Nobel Peace Prize Task Group. The opinions expressed are her own*. Her article “Standing for Miss Rosa” appeared in the August 2006 issue of Friends Journal.

 

[*Disclaimer added by author's request. - FJ Eds.]


Posted in: Features, February 2018
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Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism

By Drew G. I. Hart. Herald Press, 2016. 157 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook. A few months ago, I walked to […]

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Forum November 2017

Letters from readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join […]


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