Among Friends: Our introduction to the February 2018 issue.
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Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal: [email protected]
Posted in: Among Friends, February 2018
Tips to make sure one’s advocacy actually influences policymakers.
Barbara Hildt is a member of Amesbury (Mass.) Meeting who was elected five times to serve from 1983-1993 as Massachusetts state representative for First Essex District.
Posted in: February 2018, Viewpoint
A meeting looks for guidance on handling a disruptive member. 🔒
This article was written by four longtime members of a Midwestern monthly meeting. The authors have chosen not to identify themselves or their meeting in order to maintain confidentiality.
Editors’ Note: Friends Journal publishes anonymous articles only in rare cases. We have confirmed the basic outlines of this case.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
Letters from readers. 🔒
A 180‐year‐old Quaker library begins a new chapter.
Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection librarian and college archivist at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., where she is a member of Hege Library’s leadership team. She is a member of Greensboro’s Friendship Meeting and currently serves as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). She lives in Greensboro.
Posted in: Features, Quaker Libraries
Queries for Friends to consider as they discern how to maintain a meeting library.
Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection Librarian and College Archivist at Guilford College where she is a member of Hege Library’s leadership team. She is a member of Friendship Meeting and currently serves as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). She lives in Greensboro, N.C.
Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
Learning, teaching, and practicing the extraordinary power of nonviolence.
A former peace studies teacher at Pendle Hill center in Wallingford, Pa., Daniel O. Snyder is now a pastoral counselor in Black Mountain, N.C. He is the author of the Pendle Hill pamphlet Quaker Witness as Sacrament. He is a member of Swannanoa Valley Meeting in Black Mountain.
Posted in: Conscience, Features
Friends World Committee for Consultation released a new map of worldwide Quaker population figures, its first such release since 2012.
Culp—David Marshall Culp Jr., on February 6, 2017, in his apartment on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. David was born […]
A brief glimpse of eternity inspires a search for understanding.
Michael Resman is a member of Rochester (Minn.) Meeting and an editor for What Canst Thou Say? His books include A Contemporary Mysticism.
Posted in: Features, The Art of Dying
To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken