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By Helen Steere Horn. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 456), 2019. 26 pages. $7/pamphlet.
J. Brent Bill, a member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. His newest book Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love is slated for release this month.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
An unprogrammed meeting in the West African nation of Ghana.
Kumah Drah loves nature and is attempting to set up a permaculture center to promote sustainable living. He is a member of Hill House Meeting in Accra, Ghana, and loves to join other meetings for worship when he travels.Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
A Kenyan shamanistic spirituality was fertile ground for Quaker missionaries.
Stanley Chagala Ngesa, a fourth-generation Kenyan Quaker raised in the Maragoli Hills of Western Kenya in the traditions of both Christian Quakerism and the traditional spirituality of his people, is currently a postgraduate student of Quaker studies at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Ind. He holds an MDiv degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary and has worked as a chaplain at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, Calif.Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
By John Todd. North Atlantic Books, 2019. 200 pages. $24.95/paperback; $17.99/eBook.
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Chel Avery. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 455), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet. Reflections on trying to be truthful are particularly […]
Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa., part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. A retired professor of philosophy, he has long been interested in philosophical questions regarding truth and knowledge.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
Is our witness against gambling a testimony that still matters or has it become outdated? Looking for 1200–2500 word submissions, […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
A sign on the side of the road sparks a crisis of conscience.
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
The possible ill effects of worrying too much and talking too much about our food choices.
Caroline Morris wrote a thesis on the connection between anorexia and asceticism and is a student at Earlham School of Religion.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features