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Erik Hanson is one of the news editors for Friends Journal, along with his wife, Windy Cooler. Erik has served as a friendly adult presence in Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Youth Program since 2005. He taught English and math at Friends Community School in College Park, Md., from 2006 to 2008.Posted in: Features, September 2019
By Chel Avery. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 455), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet. Reflections on trying to be truthful are particularly […]
Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa., part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. A retired professor of philosophy, he has long been interested in philosophical questions regarding truth and knowledge.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
Rosen—Barbara Cooper Rosen, 89, on December 19, 2018, peacefully, at home in Ashland, Ore. Barbara was born on April 10, […]
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Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
By Diane Wordsworth. Pen and Sword History, 2018. 176 pages. $39.95/hardcover; $24.95/paperback (available in September); $19.17/eBook. In 1824 John Cadbury […]
Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program of Brown University’s English Department.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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
Gilbert—Philip Louis Gilbert, 91, on November 28, 2018, peacefully, in his sleep, in Kennett Square, Pa. Phil was born on […]
Edited by Don Rowe and Anne Watson. Trentham Books, 2018. 256 pages. $41.95/paperback or eBook. As an early childhood teacher, […]
Sharlee DiMenichi is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa. She has taught preschool and elementary school and is currently an English as a second language instructor.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
Half of the world’s Friends live in Africa; Kenya alone has almost twice as many Friends as the United States. […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
This year we asked Quaker‐affiliated students to write about competition in their lives.