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No Religion. Always Practicing Quakerism.

Quakerism was not my first choice.  When I was 17 and decided to visit some churches, I originally thought the Unitarian […]

Julia Wise wrote this article in 2007 while living and working at Pendle Hill. She is now a social work student and attends Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Ma.


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Friends’ Attitudes toward Business in the USA

Unprogrammed liberal Friends today seem publicly almost uniformly negative about most business activity. I have been to talks at Pendle […]

Mark S. Cary is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa., and currently a staff biostatistician at University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine after many years in business. He has been conducting surveys for Friends for over 20 years. An earlier version of this article appeared as “Classic Liberal Quaker Letter No. 40” at The Quaker Economist Online at http://​tqe​.quaker​.org.


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Discovering Fellowship among African American Friends

In 1992, shortly after I joined Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting and officially became a Quaker, it was announced on public […]

Elmyra (Amhara) Powell is a member of Orange Grove (Calif.) Meeting and the only Quaker in her entire extended family. A retired trial attorney and former student of theology who was eventually drawn to the mystical aspects of Quakerism, she pursues a ministry of encouraging and supporting other Friends in their ministries and in their spiritual lives.


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Barbara Mays

Barbara Mays, a musician, writer/editor and mother, describes herself first as a Hoosier. She returned to Richmond, Indiana, in the […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, lives in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.


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The Ministry of the Written Word

Quakers Uniting in Publications (QUIP) is an international consortium of Quaker book publishers, book sellers, authors, and periodical publishers. This […]


Posted in: Features, May 2001
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The Making of A Western Quaker Reader: An Interview with Anthony Manousos

In 2000, A Western Quaker Reader: Writings by and about Independent Quakers in the Western United States, 1929–1999 was published […]

Kenneth Sutton is the senior editor and Robert Dockhorn the assistant editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Features, May 2001
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