The early Friends have much in common with today’s Black Americans.
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Adria Gulizia is an attorney and member of Chatham-Summit Meeting in Chatham Township, N.J., and of the Friends of Jesus Fellowship. She enjoys helping Friends connect to our Quaker heritage, as well as exploring how God is moving within and among us. Adria blogs at shadowofbabylon.com.Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
Continuing revelation implies we are continuing from somewhere.
Gene Hillman is a convinced Friend, having come to Friends from the martial arts and Buddhism in 1983 in Annapolis, Md. He has taught short courses in basic Quakerism, the Quaker testimonies, and the Bible ever since he was employed at Pendle Hill in 1988. He represented Baltimore Yearly Meeting on the Friends United Meeting General Board throughout the 1990s. He and his wife, Pat, are members of Goshen (Pa.) Meeting, PhYM. Email: [email protected]Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
Among Friends: Our introduction to the November books issue.
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, Books That Have Changed Us
Finding today’s lost sheep in a Twitter feed.
Josephine Posti is a member of Pittsburgh (Pa.) Meeting and helps manage Lake Erie Yearly Meeting’s Facebook and Twitter platforms. She is also the newly appointed assistant clerk of the yearly meeting. Find her at @joposti.Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
Looking at successful church growth models for ideas to grow our fellowship.
Donald W. McCormick, [email protected], is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. He is director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a company that trains mindfulness teachers. The senior editor of Friends Journal described his February article, “Can Quakerism Survive?,” as “the most talked about article in recent history.”Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Leaving behind the things that feel safe and comfortable.
Emily Provance, a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City, is called to a ministry of hearth building: that is, to the work of creating a home for Friends, a community rich with nourishing opportunities, so that each of us can then minister in the world, fully fed. She is an associate of Good News Associates, a nonprofit organization that supports non-institutional ministries.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Edited by Juman Abujbara, Andrew Boyd, Dave Mitchell, and Marcel Taminato. OR Books, 2018. 272 pages. $22/paperback; $10/eBook. “Agitate, agitate.” […]
Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
Thirty‐five years ago this fall, Friends Journal began devoting a November issue to book reviews. As a print magazine it […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
An introduction to our June/July issue on Creativity and the Arts
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. [email protected]Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
Silence is not always silent.
Kevin Holm-Hudson is a professor of music theory at the University of Kentucky. He attends Lexington (Ky.) Meeting.Posted in: Creativity and the Arts
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous