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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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Writing Opp: A Racially Diverse Society of Friends? (Due October 15)

For many Friends in the Friends Journal audience, there are few topics more fraught than race and racism. We look […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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A Quaker Perspective on Hope

Hopelessness and burnout lead a Friend to rediscover an archaic form of hope.

Kate Davies is a member of Whidbey Island (Wash.) Meeting and author of Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times. She is also senior fellow at the Whidbey Institute and professor emeritus at Antioch University.


Posted in: Features, September 2018
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Alan Price. Photo courtesy of Earlham College.

News, September 2018

Alan Price resigns as Earlham College President; Baltimore Yearly Meeting approves minute on transgender rights


Posted in: News, September 2018
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A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

By Jeanne Theoharis. Beacon Press, 2018. 288 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $18/paperback (available in Jan. 2019); $24.99/eBook. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Growing Diverse Leadership and Peace and Social Concerns Committees.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
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Presence and Process: A Path Toward Transformative Faith and Inclusive Community

By Daniel P. Coleman. Barclay Press, 2017. 232 pages. $20/paperback; $6.99/eBook. At the end of his remarkable book, Daniel Coleman […]

Peter West Nutting is a member of Vassalboro (Maine) Meeting and Central Committee of Friends General Conference and regularly gives workshops on “Photography as a Contemplative Practice.”


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
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Irish—Donald Paul Irish, 97, on April 14, 2017, in Saint Paul, Minn. Don was born on July 31, 1919, in […]

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Civility Can Be Dangerous

In 1934, AFSC co‐founder Henry Cadbury advised Jewish rabbis to be gentler on Hitler. Is civility a substitute for morality?

Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at the American Friends Service Committee.


Posted in: Meetings and Money, Online Features
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The Future Is Accessible

A silent podcast goes viral and points to ways to share Quakerism.

Jessica Hubbard-Bailey is the host and executive producer of Young Quaker Podcast and a member of her local meeting in the United Kingdom.


Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
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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.


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