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News December 2018

In the news: Middletown Friends recognized unmarked slave burials; Quaker astrophysicist, passed over for Nobel, receives $3‐million breakthrough prize. 🔒

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Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote

By Susan Zimet with Todd Hasak‐Lowy. Viking, 2018. 168 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. An accessible […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is a librarian and archivist at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.


Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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Nancy Brock Beck

Beck—_Nancy Brock Beck, _ 98, on January 26, 2018, in Catonsville, Md., from causes related to Alzheimer’s disease. Nancy was […]

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The Leveller Revolution: Radical Political Organisation in England, 1640–1650

By John Rees. Verso, 2016. 512 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $19.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Some Friends hold that the first generation of Quakers belong […]

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Emma Kathleen O’Neill MacInnes

MacInnes—Emma Kathleen O’Neill MacInnes, 97, on March 30, 2018, in Newtown, Pa. Kay was born on May 26, 1920, in […]

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Making Sense of the Starbucks Incident

Quaker values do not need to be mere theoretical ideas.

Ankita Achanta is a seventh-grade student at Newtown Friends School (NFS) in Newtown, Pa. She participates in The Agents of Social Change (TASC) at NFS, a student group founded on the belief that “we will be able to make a difference in our world,” and that uses Quaker process in decision making.


Posted in: Features, September 2018
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Writing Opp: Quakers and Christianity (due 9/17)

It’s a series of questions that has dogged Friends since we did away with clergy and started calling baptism a […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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Tapping a Viral Energy

Lifting the bondage, embracing the future, and making Quakerism a viable reality once more.

Robert Henry is pastor of Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting. He is a speaker, activist, neighborhood collaborator, and avid artist. He lives in Fishers, Ind., with his wife and three boys.


Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
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God Sightings on the Hiking Trail

Reflection: Life is dark and life is full of light. 🔒

Bernadette Kero is a retired nurse and has been a regular attendee at Klamath Falls Friends Church in Oregon for three years. She’s a member of the Peace and Social Concerns Committee and enjoys volunteering at Friends Food Pantry and hiking.


Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Reflection
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Simple, Relevant, Amusing

How do you sum up your experience and share it in 5 words or less?

Kathleen Wooten is a member of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass. She travels among Friends both digitally and in person, and carries a minute of travel from her meeting. Kathleen also administers social media accounts for New England Yearly Meeting. She shares about her travels at quakerkathleen.org.


Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
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