A sign on the side of the road sparks a crisis of conscience.
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Dayna Baily lives in southeastern Pennsylvania with her family, for whom plant-based cooking is both a delicious source of good nutrition and a private form of nonviolent protest against a cruel status quo. She worships at Penn Hill Meeting in Wakefield, Pa., and participates in Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Right Relationship with Animals Working Group.Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
By Daniel Demeter. Just World Books, 2016. 304 pages. $49.99/hardcover; $29.99/paperback. While I do know a fair amount about photography, […]
Brent Bill is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love will be released in September 2019.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
I came home, excited after a day full of learning, to find my mother waiting for me at the door […]
Ilaria Luna, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
Competition is a big part of the everyday world. It overlaps with the desire for power and the desire for […]
Sophia Stylianos, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
Turning Quaker concerns into mass movements.
Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a mother, a climate activist, and a psychotherapist. She is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting. She was the founder of 350Seattle.org, and is the cofounder of Faith Action Climate Team.Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
How Friends along the Mexican border are responding to needs.
Ann Birch is currently clerk of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting. She is a librarian who settled in on the border in the 1960s.Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Witness
A fiercely idealistic vision of a humanity cured of its addiction to violence and war.
Robert Dockhorn, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., was trained as a European historian. He is a former administrator of Testimonies and Concerns programs for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and a former senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: Features, February 2019
The early Friends have much in common with today’s 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)
By Francisco Cantú. Riverhead Books, 2018. 256 pages. $26/hardcover; $17/paperback (available February 2019); $12.99/eBook. Almost four years ago, I reviewed […]
David Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history. He is currently writing a book about the Holocaust for young adults.Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
It is time for people of conscience to embrace the brothers and sisters among us.
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous