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Our Child of the Stars

By Stephen Cox. Jo Fletcher Books, 2019. 496 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $15.92/paperback; $3.99/eBook.

Rausie Hobson is a member of Rocky River Meeting in Siler City, N.C., Friends Church of North Carolina. She is a retired ESL teacher and public librarian, a member of Quakers Uniting in Publications, and was publications board clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM) for many years.

Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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A History of Cadbury

By Diane Wordsworth. Pen and Sword History, 2018. 176 pages. $39.95/hardcover; $24.95/paperback (available in September); $19.17/eBook. In 1824 John Cadbury […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program of Brown University’s English Department.

Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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Abbotts to the World’s Costello

Our introduction to the April issue on Humor in Religion.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, Humor in Religion
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The Leveller Revolution: Radical Political Organisation in England, 1640–1650

By John Rees. Verso, 2016. 512 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $19.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Some Friends hold that the first generation of Quakers belong […]

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.

Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness

FJ Poetry: Sometimes the wind comes from the bay / and it carries me to the Thames. But rarely. / […]

Anne Myles lives in Waterloo, Iowa.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2018
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William Tazwell Sledd III

Sledd—William Tazwell Sledd III, 81, on July 6, 2017, in East Lansing, Mich. Bill was born on August 25, 1935, […]

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Gabby Hammons (center, with short hair) next to Congressman John Lewis during FCNL's Spring Lobby Weekend, 2016.

Lets Grow Together Interview with Gabby Hammons

Our Lets Grow Together interviews profile newcomers to Friends.

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program. Do you know someone we should interview? Reach us at [email protected]

Posted in: August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Let's Grow Together
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© Steve Weinik for the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

News December 2015

Interfaith peace conference, Shepard Fairey mural, more.

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Inspiration From Quaker Women of the Past

I have received much inspiration and encouragement from the stories of earlier Quaker women who were willing to take the […]

Marcelle Martin is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. She leads retreats and workshops related to spiritual life and is completing a book telling the story of the communal shift of consciousness made by early Friends.

Posted in: Features
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