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Ben Handy is a member of Frankford Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He has a boring job and a lovely family. He mostly spends his free time trying to figure out where he put his glasses, and why he can never seem to get anything done.Posted in: Features, February 2020
Hoffman—Caroline Beans Smith Hoffman, 95, on June 15, 2019, in Riddle Village, Media, Pa. A lifelong member of the Religious […]
Moore—Anne Hollingsworth Thomas Moore, 89, on January 24, 2019, in Northampton, Mass., after a gradual yearlong decline. Anne was born […]
Owen—David Lee Owen, 73, on October 16, 2018, in Charlotte, N.C. David was born on June 7, 1945, at home […]
Our introduction to the December Issue.
Christian slavery and White supremacy.
Katharine Gerbner is associate professor of history at the University of Minnesota. She grew up in Philadelphia, Pa., and graduated from Germantown Friends School. She currently attends Twin Cities Meeting in Saint Paul, Minn.Posted in: Features, September 2019
By Rachel Blum. 3: A Taos Press, 2018. 99 pages. $24/paperback. In her splendid poetry collection The Doctor of Flowers, […]
Bob Dixon-Kolar is an assistant professor of English at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill. He and his family are members of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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
My first exposure to competitive club travel sports was a difficult one, primarily because of the attitude and actions of […]
Lila Safavi, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
How can we explore the edge of our abilities?
Jon Watts is a Quaker living in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. He enjoys volleyball, tennis, and trying to beat his own record for hiking the length of the Wissahickon Valley. When he’s not competing, Jon is interviewing Quakers for the QuakerSpeak project or composing Quaker-related music.Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?