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Elizabeth Claggett-Borne enjoys biking to work, accompanying a family in sanctuary, and trying not to fidget in worship. She is grateful to be a part of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). She teaches Exploring the Quaker Way, laughs at her hubris, and travels in the ministry.Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
A walk along the beach—and an interfaith plea for the soul of a nation.
Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at American Friends Service Committee. She is a settler, currently residing on unceded Lenni Lenape territory, a storyteller, and an anti-racist activist and teacher.
This article was first published on January 16, 2019 on Friendsjournal.org. It appears in the February 2019 print issue of Friends Journal.Posted in: Features, February 2019
By Chris Webb. InterVarsity Press, 2017. 192 pages. $17/paperback; $16.99/eBook. On the back cover of the book, the author, a […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Thanks to a long retirement, he has been blessed with nearly 25 years of contemplative time.Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
Will others see us as Christians by our love?
Douglas C. Bennett served as president of Earlham College from 1997 to 2011. Now retired, he is a member of Durham (Maine) Meeting.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
A passage from John Woolman’s Journal gives a Friend the language for describing her new sense of empowerment.
Helene Pollock has participated in all branches of Friends during her 40 years of association with Friends. Her primary Quaker community at this time is the extended worship community that meets in the Philadelphia area. She is the former director of Quaker Affairs at Haverford College.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
By Daniel P. Coleman. Barclay Press, 2017. 232 pages. $20/paperback; $6.99/eBook. At the end of his remarkable book, Daniel Coleman […]
Peter West Nutting is a member of Vassalboro (Maine) Meeting and Central Committee of Friends General Conference and regularly gives workshops on “Photography as a Contemplative Practice.”Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
Edited by Michael Resman. What Canst Thou Say?, 2017. 172 pages. $9.95/paperback. Immersed in Prayer: Stories from Lives of Prayer […]
Judith Favor is grateful she grew up in Oregon. Her mystical soul was formed in fluid moments of unity with Holy Mystery, countless immersions in rainstorms and puddles, streams, rivers, lakes and oceans.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
Buscemi—Vincent Paul Buscemi, 89, on March 11, 2017, at home in New York City. Vince was born on May 18, […]
Looking at successful church growth models for ideas to grow our fellowship.
Donald W. McCormick, [email protected], is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. He is director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a company that trains mindfulness teachers. The senior editor of Friends Journal described his February article, “Can Quakerism Survive?,” as “the most talked about article in recent history.”Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
A society of Friends ought to be a natural for friendship with God.
Forrest Curo is a poet and member of San Diego (Calif.) Meeting. He ran the Aardvark Bookstore here from 1985–1998 and founded Street Light (modeled on American Friends Service Committee’s Street Spirit) in 1996. He put in a year at Pendle Hill Conference Center in 2002 in hopes of finding a spiritual handle on the intractable politics of poverty and is now retired.Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
Fox News: George Fox Speaking by Donald W. McCormick
Laughing for the Wary by Howard R. Macy
Finding Lightness in the Light by Kerry O’Regan
Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition by Andrew J. Bergman