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Finally Breaking Down the Hedge?
Have our Quaker institutions finally become obsolete?
Among Friends: Venturing Outside Our Comfort Zones
An introduction to the February 2017 issue.
Among Friends: Convicted Friends
Our introduction to the issue.
The Amateur Quaker
An interview with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Zachary Dutton.
Interview by Martin Kelley
To Be Useful with Proper Concern
Inspiration in a family history of being "useful" and "worthy."
Lois Virginia Plumb Stanton
Stanton—Lois Virginia Plumb Stanton, 93, on July 26, 2016, in Wallingford, Pa. Lois was born on August 14, 1922, in…
Author Paul Buckley reads “Why Quakers Stopped Voting”
FJ Podcast: In 1762, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting approved a minute stating: “Liberty of conscience being . . . essential to…
Why Quakers Stopped Voting
Friends have long wrestled with the moral implications of voting.
News June/July 2016
Demonstrations, conferences, appointments, and Quakers on U.S. money.
Fall Down Seven Times
A story about failure, dead ends, and misunderstandings.
Amy Ward Brimmer
Milestones February 2016
Births, marriages, and deaths.
Political Change through the Power of Stories
A Friend finds new confidence in her voice as a citizen.
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