A Kenyan shamanistic spirituality was fertile ground for Quaker missionaries.
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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
How QuakerSpeak deepens our spirituality.
Krista Barnard began worshiping with Friends 40 years ago. She is a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting and clerk of its Welcoming Committee. In addition to hosting after-worship discussions, she leads women’s Bible study, practices qi gong, and volunteers as a docent at the zoo.Posted in: Features, QuakerSpeak at Five
Becoming a visible Friend through a QuakerSpeak appearance.
Naveed Moeed is a British Pakistani who, after living in Europe and the Middle East, has settled in North Carolina. A member of Chapel Hill (N.C.) Meeting, he also attends a local mosque and serves as meeting liaison to groups working against racism and Islamophobia. Professionally he has worked in IT, but is currently a budding actor and photographer.Posted in: Features, QuakerSpeak at Five
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The urgency of transforming our systems for food production.
After retiring in early 2015, Jim Ross jumped back into creative pursuits. He’s since published 75 pieces of nonfiction, several poems, and 200 photos in 80 journals in North America, Europe, and Asia. Jim and his wife—parents of two health professionals, grandparents of four toddlers—attend Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
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
By Beverly Lanzetta. Blue Sapphire Books, 2018. 400 pages. $19/paperback; $9.99/eBook. One of the more noteworthy movements in current spirituality […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting and the author of My Conversation with Sophia: Reflections on Wisdom’s Contemplative Path.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
The Quaker approach to competition has influenced my life greatly. From my experiences, I’ve learned that competition can be utilized […]
Hazel Mariani, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
I am not a perfect Quaker. My family discovered Quakerism when I was two years old. I grew up with […]
Clay Lewis, Grade 9, Abington Friends School, member of Abington Meeting, both in Jenkintown, Pa.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
I cried yesterday. I was sobbing: red, wet, puffy, and gross because of the academic competition I face in school […]
Felicity Medina, Grade 9, Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, Pa.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019