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Jane Reppert Jenks Small

Small—Jane Reppert Jenks Small, 96, on August 26, 2018, at Foxdale Village in State College, Pa. Jane was born on […]

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Writing Opp: Food Choices (deadline March 18)

Are there any of our modern Quaker testimonies that aren’t affected by what and how and why and with whom […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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Bearing False Witness

Sometimes people aren’t who they seem.

Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass., in 2015–16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. Names and details have been altered for privacy.


Posted in: Features, February 2019
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Robert D. Rugg

Rugg—Robert D. Rugg, 75, on June 25, 2018, in Richmond, Va., surrounded by family, after a brief illness. Bob was […]

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Writing Opp: Friendly Competition? (deadline extended to Feb 25)

Learn more about writing for our May issue on competition.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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A Cautious Hope

An introduction to the January 2019 issue, “A Racially Diverse Society of Friends?”

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal: [email protected]


Posted in: Among Friends, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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To Our Readers

Notice to our subscribers.

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John Rudolph Kern

Kern—John Rudolph Kern, 78, on March 18, 2018, in Abingdon, Va., where he suffered a heart attack. John was born […]

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Railroad of Courage

By Dan Rubenstein and Nancy Dyson. Ronsdale Press, 2017. 162 pages. $11.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Against the stark […]

Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.


Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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The author's grandparents on the porch of their cabin in Kentucky.

Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True

A ninth‐grade assigned reading foreshadows a vocation to teach.

Robert Stephen Dicken is a member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. Since retiring in 2002 from teaching high school English, he can be found reading, writing, drawing, guitar-playing, community volunteering, bragging about his three sons, and entertaining five grandchildren.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
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