A nontheist Friend on the role of Jesus and Christianity in his life.
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Jim Cain is a member and former clerk of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting, currently attending Collective Church, a "misfit faith community" in DeLand, Fla. He's recently retired from a long career in public mental health. He has co-led Friends General Conference Gathering workshops on "Nontheism Among Friends" and "Reclaiming the Sacred" and made a presentation on the evolution of God to nontheist Friends at this summer's Gathering.
Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
How do you sum up your experience and share it in 5 words or less?
Kathleen Wooten is a member of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass. She travels among Friends both digitally and in person, and carries a minute of travel from her meeting. Kathleen also administers social media accounts for New England Yearly Meeting. She shares about her travels at quakerkathleen.org.
Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
The Mission–Market Tension Inherent in Quaker Values
Tom Hoopes is a member of Valley Meeting in Valley Forge, Pa., and an alternate clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. He works as the head of the religions department at George School, and serves as the clerk of the school committee of Plymouth Meeting Friends School.
Posted in: Features, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Among Friends: Our introduction to the February 2018 issue.
Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal: [email protected]
Posted in: Among Friends, February 2018
Friends in business.
Karen Tibbals is a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry and one of the founding conveners of the emerging Quakers and Business Group. She holds a master’s in Quaker studies from Earlham School of Religion.
Posted in: Friends in Business, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker
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Protests at Guilford and Earlham Colleges and against gas pipelines; New England Friends statement on Paris attacks; FGC program changes; […]
The call to call out.
Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of Friends Journal.
Posted in: Among Friends, December 2013: Outside the Quaker Bubble
Our meetings can learn techniques for outreach and delegation.
Norval D. Reece is a cable television entrepreneur, former Secretary of Commerce of Pennsylvania, a lifelong Quaker, and member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting. He is on the boards of Friends Fiduciary Corporation, Earlham School of Religion, and Haverford College Corporation, and the American Friends Service Committee's Steve Cary Leadership Fund. He serves on the program committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Friends in Business.
Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
Barbara Mays, a musician, writer/editor and mother, describes herself first as a Hoosier. She returned to Richmond, Indiana, in the […]
Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, lives in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.
Posted in: Features
Are We Ready to Make the Necessary Changes? by Vanessa Julye
Building White Racial Stamina by Elizabeth A. Oppenheimer
Greater Racial Diversity Requires Greater Theological Diversity by Adria Gulizia
Expectant Visions of a Christian Anarchist by Zae Asa Illo
We Are Not John Woolman by Gabbreell James
An Interview with the Co‐clerks of Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force
The Mystic Soul of a More Whole Religious Society by Viv Hawkins (Online Feature)
Sonnet For George Fox’s Margaret by Jane Yolen