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Ruth Iris Clark Ingram

Ingram—Ruth Iris Clark Ingram, 104, on January 11, 2019, in Annapolis, Md. Iris was born on November 1, 1914, in […]

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Counter protestors gather on Guilford’s campus in response to visit from Westboro Baptist Church. Photographs by Khadejeh Nikouyeh/News & Record, © News & Record, All Rights Reserved.

Guilford College responds to Westboro Baptist protest

  When three members of Westboro Baptist Church—a church in Topeka, Kans., known for its harsh anti‐LGBTQ beliefs—came to protest […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

Posted in: Drugs, News
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Hancock—RuthEmma Hare Hancock, 93, on August 9, 2018, in Greensboro, N.C. Ruth was born on April 3, 1925, in Johnson […]

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El Paso Quakers on the Border Today

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
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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2018

Popular books at the 2018 FGC Gathering

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John Noble Phillips

Phillips—John Noble Phillips, 97, on November 17, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minn. Jack was born on March 24, 1920, in Evanston, […]

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Jocie-Resnik

Finding My Community

I grew up going to a Quaker meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. I never truly liked going to meeting because […]

Jocie Resnik, Grade 9, Westtown School, member of Goshen Meeting in West Chester, Pa.

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914–1918

By Michael Kazin. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 378 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback (January 2018); $14.99/eBook. This year marks the one‐hundredth anniversary […]

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Wild Birds, Fantasy, and the Possible

A memoir through books.

James W. Hood teaches nineteenth-century British literature, composition, and American nature writing at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.  He is a member of Greensboro’s Friendship Meeting.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
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Quakers, Restrooms, and the Learning Curve

Quakers tend to follow the leading to be in the world but not of it, although last summer gave us […]

Debby Churchman lives in Arlington, Va., and works for Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).

Posted in: Quaker Summers, Viewpoint
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