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Forum April 2017

Letters from our readers: upcoming issue announcement, a full year of Trump?!?, teaching peace, Friend without a meeting, kudos to QuakerSpeak. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email […]


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Forum
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Cultivating Peace in Troubled Times

Shan Cretin looka back at 100 years of Quaker action and witness.

Shan Cretin will be retiring as general secretary of American Friends Service Committee at the end of August 2017, a post she has held since September 2010. She is currently a member of Santa Monica (Calif.) Meeting and a sojourning member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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Stumbling Forward toward Racial Justice among Friends

Two Friends share their stories of growing up in a race-defined world and how they’ve been led to work for change.

Lucy Duncan serves American Friends Service Committee as director of Friends Relations and is a storyteller and member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Noah White is an adjunct professor at Temple University in the College of Public Health. He loves a challenge and the thrill of competition. He also enjoys helping others attain their kinesthetic goals.

 


Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
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Patricia Grady Loring

Loring鈥擯atricia Grady Loring, 80, on August 21, 2016, in Greensboro, N.C. Pat (original surname Grady) was born on July 26, 1936, in Rochester, N.Y., to Bernice Dammart and Stanley Grady. She grew up in Greensburg, Pa., and graduated from St. John鈥檚 College in Annapolis, Md., moving to Hartford, Conn., and joining West Hartford Meeting after […]

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Silence in the Noise

The world is so noisy, especially now. We are surrounded by so much racket that it鈥檚 hard to discern how we are to proceed. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 […]

Mary Braden lives in Baltimore, Md.


Posted in: February 2017, Viewpoint
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Mary Lou Conrad Muhlhausen

Muhlhausen鈥擬ary Lou Conrad Muhlhausen, 88, on March 27, 2016, in Bethlehem, Pa. Mary Lou was born on June 17, 1927, in Allentown, Pa., to Mary Yost and Clarence Conrad. She married Edgar Kirton Muhlhausen, known as Kirt, in 1964, under the care of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, and they adopted his daughters and her […]

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The Amateur Quaker

An interview with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s Zachary Dutton.

Zachary T. Dutton is a leader, scholar, experienced organizer, and imaginary dog owner who works toward connected society in an isolated age. He serves as associate secretary for Program and Religious Life at Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (pym.org). He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He was interviewed by Friends Journal senior editor Martin Kelley.


Posted in: Features, Quakers in the Workplace
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Walking Cheerfully Over the Web

Community management in the manner of Friends. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online library of Quaker聽information: every聽Friends Journal ever […]

Isaac Smith is a member of Frederick Meeting in Frederick, Md., where he lives with his wife and son.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and Social Media
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Violent Video Games and Quaker Teens

How values are tested.

Greyson Acquaviva is a student at Howard Gardner School in Alexandria, Va. He likes playing basketball and soccer and is interested in filmmaking. He is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).


Posted in: Features, Quakers and Social Media
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Organizing Young Adult Friends Online

How do we reach out to younger Friends struggling to find a local community?

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