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Writing and Marketing Crime Fiction

Holding onto the testimonies as the village death count rises.

Agatha- and Macavity-nominated Edith Maxwell writes the Quaker Midwife Mysteries, the Local Foods Mysteries, and short stories. As Maddie Day she writes the Country Store Mysteries. Maxwell is recording clerk of Amesbury (Mass.) Meeting, president of Sisters in Crime New England, and lives north of Boston. Find her at edithmaxwell​.com.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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March 2018 Full Issue Access

FJ Members can download the full PDF of the March issue or read any article online. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the […]

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Trouble in the Tribe; We Will Not Be Silenced; On AntiSemitism

Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel By Dov Waxman. Princeton University Press, 2016. 316 pages. $29.95/Hardcover; $19.95/Paperback; $29.95/eBook. We Will Not Be Silenced: The Academic Repression of Israel’s Critics Edited by William I. Robinson and Maryam S. Griffin. AK Press, 2017. 222 pages. $19.95/Paperback; $19.95/eBook. On AntiSemitism: Solidarity and the Struggle […]

Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and currently serves as the Manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he is the author of the Pendle Hill Pamphlet Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions? A Quaker Zionist Rethinks Palestinian Rights (reviewed in our October 2017 issue). He is also a regular contributor to Minds of the Movement, an ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance.


Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Frederick Carl Neidhardt

Neidhardt—Frederick Carl Neidhardt, 85, on October 7, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz., of injuries from a fall following a long neurodegenerative illness. Fred was born on May 12, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Carrie Fry and Adam Fred Neidhardt, and attended public elementary and high school there. Confirmed as a Presbyterian to please his maternal grandmother, […]

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What Love Can Do: Following the Way of Peace, Justice and Compassion

By Gerard Guiton. Wipf and Stock, 2016. 164 pages. $21/paperback. Gerard Guiton describes his calling as “spiritual counseling,” and the nature of this book is in that vein. From the belief that people have a deep need to live in ways that honor and strengthen their experiences of spirituality, Guiton has written this book to […]

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Olga Zalokoski McAllister

McAllister—Olga Zalokoski McAllister, 98, on January 23, 2017, of natural causes. Olga was born on September 14, 1918, in Chester, Pa., to Rosalia Motrycz and Gregor Zalokoski, known as Harry. On a nature hike to Hawk Mountain, Pa., Olga met Bard McAllister, her future husband, who shared her adventures for nearly 60 years. She lived […]


Posted in: Conscience, Milestones
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Charlottesville Friends in worship at Justice Park. Photo by David Lewis.

Charlottesville Quakers and the Ongoing Stand against White Nationalists

Quakers can learn to be braver and more outspoken.

Isaac Barnes May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. Currently he is a doctoral candidate specializing in American religious history at the University of Virginia and a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.


Posted in: Online Features, September 2017, Uncategorized
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Friends, Peace, and Justice in Baltimore

Weekly vigils against war and for peace find a new focus for Baltimore Friends after the 2015 death of Freddie Gray.

Kathryn Munnell is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md. She currently serves on the Peace and Justice Committee of her meeting. She has divided her career between working on peace and justice issues and teaching in public high schools in Baltimore and New York City.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Online Features
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Where is Your Brother?

FJ Poetry: “She watched him die again and again, again and again all night on the all-night news…” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access […]

Dudley Warman lives in Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom


Posted in: February 2017, Poetry
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On Being a Quaker Entrepreneur

Quaker testimonies inform business dealings in a modern small business. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: […]

Dan Cooperstock is a member of Toronto (ON) Meeting who has been active at both the monthly and yearly meeting levels with finances, and is the owner of Cooperstock Software / Software4Nonprofits​.com.


Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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