Our introduction to the March 2017 issue on Race and Anti-Racism.
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Martin Kelley is the senior editor of Friends Journal.
Posted in: Among Friends, Race and Anti-Racism
The energy to appear strong and the socially imposed obligation to rise above it all can be exhausting.
Valerie Brown is a retreat leader, writer, leadership coach, and principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC, specializing in application and integration of mindfulness in daily life (leadsmartcoaching.com). She is ordained in the Order of Interbeing by Thich Nhat Hanh and is a member of Solebury (Pa.) Meeting.
Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
FJ Poetry: “One of my grandfather’s stories.” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever […]
By D. L. Mayfield. HarperOne, 2016. 224 pages. $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. [Buy on Quakerbooks] I grew up an Evangelical Friend. Despite sitting through countless missionary presentations, I, unlike D. L. Mayfield, had no interest in becoming a missionary. In fact, when everyone else in the congregation was singing “I’ll go where you want me to go, […]
Brent Bill is Friends General Conference’s associate secretary for communications, publications, and outreach. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book is Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality (Second Edition).
Posted in: Books, March 2017 Books, Race and Anti-Racism
By Brenda Bevan Remmes. Lake Union, 2016. 290 pages. $14.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook. [Buy at QuakerBooks] The Quaker Café series continues! Friends Journal reviewed the first in this series, the eponymous The Quaker Café, in the February 2015 issue. Friend Brenda Remmes gives us more tales in the life of a small North Carolina town and its […]
We are not passive, empty vessels hoping to be filled; we have to move toward God.
Robert Atchley is a member of Boulder (Colo.) Meeting. He is author of Spirituality and Aging, which won the Innovative Publication Award from the Gerontological Society of America in 2010. This article is based on a program hour presented to Boulder Meeting in November 2015.
Posted in: Features, February 2017
The literalness of religion vs. the litheness of spirituality.
Sarah Pennock Neuville is a junior at Garden Spot High School in New Holland, Pa., in her third year as a percussionist for marching, concert, and pit orchestra. She is a member of Kennett (Pa.) Meeting. She would like to be an engineer in neurogenetics and neurobiology.
Posted in: Features, February 2017
Review of PAFA’s World War I and American Art
Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist and a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.
Posted in: Arts and Culture, February 2017, The FJ Blog
Our introduction to the issue.
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. [email protected].
Posted in: Among Friends, Quakers in the Workplace
A former Friends School teacher decides to let his life speak in a public school.
Mike Mangiaracina is an attender of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting. He taught for ten years in two Friends schools before being called to teach in Washington, D.C.’s public schools, where he has been teaching elementary school math and science for nine years.
Posted in: Features, Quakers in the Workplace
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Move in Our Midst by Paul Ricketts
Welcoming the Strong Black Woman by Valerie Brown
Stumbling Forward Toward Racial Justice Among Friends by Lucy Duncan and Noah White
Memorializing Friends of African Descent, by Liz Oppenheimer with George Schaefer
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