Fell—Sarah Wood Fell, 91, on January 22, 2019, in Doylestown, Pa. Sally was born on July 22, 1927, in Langhorne, […]
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How to move beyond denial and defensiveness when talking about race.
Since 2014 through Undoing Racism Group, an unofficial group of Friends seeking to co-create Beloved Community, Viv Hawkins has learned much about racism; she has much yet to learn and do. A member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, she embraces a ministry to foster faithfulness and Lola Georg, her life partner.Posted in: Online Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
A Friends meeting looks beyond rainy days to build a better relationship with money.
Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, delivered the keynote address at Intermountain Yearly Meeting in 2017 on “Money, Community, and Integrity.” Her Pendle Hill pamphlet, Money and Soul, was published this spring. She is active in the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Eco-Justice Collaborative and Friends Economic Integrity Project.Posted in: Features, Meetings and Money
British Faith and Practice; Grave marker for abolitionists; women’s theology conference.
My journey through my Quaker faith and education all started in nursery school. I went to a small Quaker nursery […]
Naomi Brangan, Grade 7, Buckingham Friends School, member of Wrightstown Meeting in Newtown, Pa.Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Ryan—Thomas Arthur Ryan Jr., 77, on October 17, 2017, in State College, Pa., of pneumonia, with his wife, Lauri, holding his […]
News of Friends: Yearly Meetings newsletter project; Quaker podcasts; Peacemaking panel; Appointment.
By Marcus Rediker. Beacon Press, 2017. 194 pages. $26.95/hardcover; $25.99/eBook. Should readers choose to read this compelling biography—and those who […]
Larry Ingle is an historian of Quakerism whose most recent publication is Nixon’s First Cover-up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President. A member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting, he is retired from the history department of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017, September 2017 Books
Marshall—Gertrude Parnell Marshall, 104, on September 28, 2016, in Medford, N.J. Gertrude was born on August 3, 1912, in Germantown, […]
Have our Quaker institutions finally become obsolete?
Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of Special Collections at Earlham College and a member of West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting in the New Association of Friends.Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem