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Friends and Drugs (due October 14)

Is there any other aspect of our modern lives as complicated as drugs? Drugs have extended our lifespans and saved […]

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Authentic Friends

Our introduction to the September Issue.

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Selling Out to Niceness

The Religious Society of Friends’ witness is hidden when we elevate niceness over kindness.

Ann Jerome is a member of Orlando (Fla.) Meeting in Southeastern Yearly Meeting. She has twice helped to found worship groups where she lives in Deland, Fla. Recently she served for two years as a Friend in residence at Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa.

Posted in: Features, September 2019
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Ancestry

FJ Poetry: “Three sisters sitting outside…”

Anna Murphey lives in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2019
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Community Dinner at Brooklyn’s Quaker Diner

Three decades of monthly dinners have done more than just feed the hungry.

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting’s Community Dinner Committee. If your meeting would like information on how to set up a community dinner, contact Carl at [email protected].

Posted in: Life in the Meeting, September 2019
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Why I Am a Pacifist

By Tim Gee. Christian Alternative Books, 2019. 88 pages. $10.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook. If the pilgrim’s path is never easy, how does […]

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

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
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How do you write, FELLOW QUAKER KIDS?

Calling all kid game makers, and graphic artists, and memesters and religious ed teachers: Friends Journal is doing a whole […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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News, August 2019

News of Friends.

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Forum, August 2019

Letters from our readers.

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Richard Rohr: Essential Teachings on Love

By Richard Rohr, edited by Joelle Chase and Judy Traeger. Orbis Books, 2018. 288 pages. $22/paperback; $18.50/eBook. In the classic […]

Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting and a graduate of the Master of Ministry program at Earlham School of Religion. Like Richard Rohr, he is an Enneagram 1, so an engineer, Quaker, and recovering perfectionist who worries that his life and this review still aren’t quite right.

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