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Robert C. Atchley

Atchley鈥擱obert C. Atchley, 79, on November 13, 2018, in Boulder, Colo. Bob was born on September 18, 1939, in San [鈥

Posted in: Gambling, Milestones
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Kenneth Conrow

Conrow鈥擪enneth Conrow, 86, on March 18, 2019, at Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville, Kans., from complications of Alzheimer鈥檚 disease. Ken [鈥

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Marian Bradley Hoge

Hoge鈥擬arian Bradley Hoge, 94, on February 11, 2019, peacefully, in Albuquerque, N.M. Marian was born on December 5, 1924, in [鈥

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Unnamed Quaker Creeds (due 12/9/2019)

Unprogrammed Friends will often tell visitors we have no creeds or set practices in worship.

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

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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OurChild

Our Child of the Stars

By Stephen Cox. Jo Fletcher Books, 2019. 496 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $15.92/paperback; $3.99/eBook.

Rausie Hobson is a member of Rocky River Meeting in Siler City, N.C., Friends Church of North Carolina. She is a retired ESL teacher and public librarian, a member of Quakers Uniting in Publications, and was publications board clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM) for many years.

Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Aerial view of Carolina Friends School today. Photo courtesy of Carolina Friends School.

A Quaker School鈥檚 Response to Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Transparency and integrity are put to the test when a decades鈥恛ld scandal is revealed.

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鈥檚 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
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Trying

Trying to Be Truthful

By Chel Avery. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 455), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet. Reflections on trying to be truthful are particularly [鈥

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
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Barbara Cooper Rosen

Rosen鈥擝arbara Cooper Rosen, 89, on December 19, 2018, peacefully, at home in Ashland, Ore. Barbara was born on April 10, [鈥

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Writing for Open Issues (next: Feb 2020)

Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of聽Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018.

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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A History of Cadbury

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 [鈥

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program of Brown University鈥檚 English Department.

Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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