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Among Friends: Progress in the Direction of Love

An introduction to the issue by our associate editor.

Gail Whiffen Coyle is associate editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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Viewpoint: Freeing the Oppressors

A response to the Wall Street Journal op‐ed headlined “Quakers: No Friends of Israel”

Gracia Fay Ellwood lives in Pasadena, Calif.

Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Viewpoint
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State College Meeting members show off their new solar panels. Courtesy of State College Friends.

News, January 2016

Protests at Guilford and Earlham Colleges and against gas pipelines; New England Friends statement on Paris attacks; FGC program changes; […]

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Breathing Light: Accompanying Loss and Grief with Love and Gratitude

By Julie Hliboki, photography by David Foster. Transilient Publishing, 2014. 86 pages. $24/paperback. As a certified hospice chaplain in Atlanta, […]

Elizabeth Boardman is a member of Davis (Calif.) Meeting, a resident at Friends House in Santa Rosa, Calif., and the author of several books including Where Should I Stand? A Field Guide for Monthly Meeting Clerks and Letters from Lillian: Faith and Practice Among Modern Liberal Quakers.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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My Quakerism and Eastern Spirituality

Clarifying Christian faith and Quaker life through Eastern spiritual teachings.

Jan Michael is a member of Stillwater (Okla.) Meeting and a graduate of the School of the Spirit Ministry's program On Being a Spiritual Nurturer (class of 2014).

Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
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Reflections of a Quaker: A Blank Slate Theology (Books in Brief)

By Warren L. Treuer. 338 pages. Self‐published, 2014. $24.99/paperback. Sometimes those with long experience give the gift of sharing insights […]

Karie Firoozmand is the Friends Journal books editor.

Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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Love in the Belly of the Beast

Race, punishment, and hope in the prison‐industrial complex.

Laura Magnani is program director for Healing Justice in the American Friends Service Committee’s San Francisco office. She has done prison work for Friends for over 40 years. She is a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif. This article was adapted from a plenary talk at the 2014 Friends General Conference Gathering in California, Pennsylvania.

Posted in: Features, September 2014
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Reflections on Love

In February it is common to see evidence of Valentine’s Day in every supermarket and drug store. Talk of love […]

Posted in: Features
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Spiritual Materialism

A Quality of loss Affecting our Content As Trade had suddenly encroached Upon a Sacrament. —Emily Dickinson Not long ago, […]

Diane Barounis is a clinical social worker and a member of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting. An unexpanded version of this article was first published in the meeting's newsletter.

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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New Beginnings

As clerk of the Sing Sing Quaker Meeting, I am blessed to have the opportunity to receive and read Friends […]

Posted in: Features, March 2001
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