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Sweet Ol’ Camp Tunes

The sound of guitars, pianos, and voices of camp.

Kyle Weinman is a tenth-grader at Friends School of Baltimore. He likes soccer, chess, and documenting his exciting experiences through literature. He has been attending Echo Hill Summer Camp in Worton, Md., for the past six years.

Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Summers
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Unbound: A Novel in Verse

By Ann E. Burg. Scholastic Press, 2016. 345 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. If you’re looking for a […]

Judith Favor belongs to Claremont Meeting in Southern California.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
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Home to Cedar Branch

By Brenda Bevan Remmes. Lake Union, 2016. 290 pages. $14.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook. [Buy at QuakerBooks] The Quaker Café series continues! Friends […]

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Forum October 2016

Letters from readers.

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We Think We’re Separate

Quaker honesty requires us to acknowledge what we are addressing and what we are ignoring.

Robin Mohr has served as executive secretary of the Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas since 2011. She and her husband, Christopher, are members of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and have two sons, now in high school and college.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
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The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement

By William J. Barber II, with Jonathan Wilson‐Hartgrove. Beacon Press, 2016. 138 pages. $24.95/hardcover; $16/paperback; $23.99/eBook. Many of us still […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Third Reconstruction

It’s time to get America above the snake line of racial oppression.

Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, is founder of Repairers of the Breach, chief architect of the Forward Together Moral Mondays Movement, and author of The Third Reconstruction (Beacon Press).

© American Friends Service Committee. This article is adapted from a talk given to AFSC’s Corporation Meeting in March. AFSC has been supporting Rev. Barber's Repairers of the Breach revival tour in several cities. The full talk is available at afsc.org/barber.

Posted in: Features, September 2016
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Jake’s Chickens

Motherhood and science fairs.

Jane Purcell currently teaches at Scattergood Friends School, and is working on a piece about the history of Ladies’ Shakespeare Clubs in Iowa. In 2006, the University of California Press published her book Not of an Age, but for All Time, about rare and early editions of Shakespeare’s works.

Posted in: Features, February 2016
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Let’s Grow Together: Interview with Meredith and Michael Carlone

Let’s Grow Together interviews those new to Friends.

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program.

Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Let's Grow Together
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Among Friends: The Virtue of Cooperation

Introduction to the issue.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of Friends Journal. 

Posted in: Among Friends, October 2015: Faithful Living
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