By James Carroll. Viking, 2014. 352 pages. $30/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. In every age, Christ has presented a challenge: to interpret, to […]
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Brian Drayton is a member of Weare (N.H.) meeting.Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
A jailed Quaker chronicles the stories behind the bars of mass incarceration. Includes video author interview.
Joseph Olejak is an attender at Old Chatham (N.Y.) Meeting. He discovered Quaker principles when he met his long-time friend Peter Miles at age 16 while hiking in Copake Falls, N.Y. Peter taught English at George School and introduced him to the work of Kurt Vonnegut. Joseph is a chiropractor by training.Posted in: Features, March 2015
Births, marriages, and deaths.
Race, punishment, and hope in the prison‐industrial complex.
Laura Magnani is program director for Healing Justice in the American Friends Service Committee’s San Francisco office. She has done prison work for Friends for over 40 years. She is a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif. This article was adapted from a plenary talk at the 2014 Friends General Conference Gathering in California, Pennsylvania.Posted in: Features, September 2014
Use the media player above or right‐click here to download an audio version of this article. Contemporary light artist James […]
Gail Whiffen is the associate editor of Friends Journal. She grew up attending Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting and participating in Junior and Middle School Friends Conference, a Quaker summer camp organized by Abington Quarterly Meeting. Gail lives in West Philadelphia with her fiancé, Chris.Posted in: 2014, Features, February 2014
In 1958, Friends Journal was a weekly publication and published frequent updates about the status of the Golden Rule.
Milestone notices for Kees W Bolle, Amanda Hilles Fraser, Elizabeth Swing Greene, Judith Buckley Morese, Phillip Rizzo and Phillip Donnell […]
In all but three states in this country, people in prison are disenfranchised from the elective process. That translates into […]
When Friends in Moscow recently designed a postcard to share the message of Quakerism, the 17th‐century Quaker they chose to […]
Marcelle Martin is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and the resident Quaker Studies teacher at Pendle Hill in Wallingford, Pa.Posted in: Features
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous