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Timothy Ferris III (TJ), 20. Heroin addiction. Active user.

Faces of Addiction

A project to make compassion possible.

Eric K. Hatch is a writer, photographer, artist, musician, and get-it-done creative; he can be contacted at [email protected]. A companion book, Faces of Addition, will be available at facesofaddiction.net.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly: Modern Quakers as Everyday Prophets

By Margery Post Abbott. Inner Light Books, 2018. 478 pages. $45/hardcover; $30/paperback; $12.50/eBook. Margery Post Abbott鈥檚 latest book presents Friends [鈥

Marty Grundy is now a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Greater Racial Diversity Requires Greater Theological Diversity

The early Friends have much in common with today鈥檚 Black Americans.

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)
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Inward Power

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
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The Book You鈥檙e Looking For

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
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Emma Gonzalez speaks at the March for Our Lives. Photo: Mobilus In Mobili via Wikimedia.

Planning for a Trending #Quakers

Finding today鈥檚 lost sheep in a Twitter feed.

Josephine Posti is a member of Pittsburgh (Pa.) Meeting and helps manage Lake Erie Yearly Meeting鈥檚 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
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What People Really Want from Church and Quaker Meeting

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, 鈥Can Quakerism Survive?,鈥 as 鈥渢he most talked about article in recent history.鈥

Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
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The Grief and the Promised Land

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
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Beautiful Rising: Creative Resistance from the Global South

Edited by Juman Abujbara, Andrew Boyd, Dave Mitchell, and Marcel Taminato. OR Books, 2018. 272 pages. $22/paperback; $10/eBook. 鈥淎gitate, agitate.鈥 [鈥

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
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Writing Opp: Books That Have Changed Us (due 8/6)

Thirty鈥恌ive years ago this fall, Friends Journal began devoting a November issue to book reviews. As a print magazine it [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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