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Max L. Carter is a member of New Garden Meeting in Greensboro, N.C. In 2015, he retired from Guilford College as the William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies.Posted in: Features, QuakerSpeak at Five
Letters and commentary from our readers.
Members can download the full PDF or read any article online (see links below). Features: “Nurturing Growth and Healing through […]
FJ Members can download the full PDF of the April issue or read any article online.Posted in: Full Access, Healing
A largely forgotten Quaker practice brings healing and wholeness once more.
Richard K. Lee and Sarah M. (Sally) Lloyd are members of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich.Posted in: Features, Healing
Viewpoint: Uncovering a new dimension of meeting.
Friends share what their meetings are reading.
How does an internalized sense of rules influence the quality of meeting for worship?
Debbie Humphries is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting. She carries a concern for the strength and vitality of the Religious Society of Friends. Her experience traveling among Friends has provided an opportunity to hear how the Spirit is moving among us, and to reflect deeply on how our practices—our forms—both nurture and limit the life of the Spirit among us.Posted in: August 2014, Features
We’ve been sharing our most‐read articles of 2012 on Facebook and Twitter. Here they are along with highlights from the […]
My thoughts about Friends United Meeting and its relationship with Friends in New England have changed a lot over the […]
Hannah Zwirner is a lifelong attender of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston and of New England Yearly Meeting. She is currently studying religion and history at Harvard Extension School. Over the years as she has grown into the adult community in NEYM, she has felt a strong calling to help the yearly meeting learn to communicate effectively with each other and to involve Young Adult Friends in both worship and business.Posted in: Features
Sitting is essential to life as a primate. The fact that we have the ischial tuberosity—the “sitz bone”—is perhaps as […]
James Zug, a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting, is the author of six books, including The Long Conversation: 125 Years of Sidwell Friends School, 1883-2008. His latest book, Run to the Roar: Coaching to Overcome Fear, was published in November 2010.Posted in: Features