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Why Have a Peace and Social Concerns Committee?

Life in the Meeting

Eileen Flanagan is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and clerk of the board of Earth Quaker Action Team. Her latest book is Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope.

The copyright for this article belongs to Eileen Flanagan.

Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Life in the Meeting
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Talk Less, Do More

Are Friends really addressing issues of poverty in our communities? The answers are disconcerting; they bring up so many more […]

J. Jondhi Harrell is a writer, public speaker, community activist, and organizer. After serving 25 years in federal custody, he founded the Center for Returning Citizens to help formerly incarcerated individuals transition back into the community. He is a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa, and co-clerk of the meeting’s Peace and Social Justice Committee.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Mass Incarceration and #BlackLivesMatter

Quakers Connect as a Movement Builds

Madeline Schaefer worked as the Friends relations associate at American Friends Service Committee for two years from 2012 to 2014. She grew up attending Radnor (Pa.) Meeting outside of Philadelphia.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Canned and Crushed

By Bibi Belford. Sky Pony Press, 2015. 192 pages. $14.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. This novel could serve as […]

Eileen Redden is the assistant book review editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.

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Waking up in the White Garden

We are not going to grow a more inclusive garden by sitting around in silence.

Scott Holmes is a member of Durham (N.C.) Meeting and a member of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). He is currently a professor of law at North Carolina Central University's School of Law where he supervises a legal aid clinic.

Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
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Friends Journal looks at war

60th Anniversary: Even in its first year, Friends Journal remembered the atomic bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and […]

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Candlelight vigil in Madison, Wis., for victims of Charleston church shooting. (via Flickr: Light Brigading)

Finding Fellowship After the Charleston Church Massacre

A Quaker is led to act in solidarity with the black community after the Charleston church shooting.

T. Hamboyan Harrison is a white-presenting member of Third Haven Meeting in Easton, Md., who blogs at lightandlotus.wordpress.com. She is passionate about human rights, living up to our Quaker testimonies, and cats.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race (Books)

By Debby Irving. Elephant Room Press, 2014. 288 pages. $15/paperback. I can only begin this way: No matter how many […]

Donna McDaniel, a member of Framingham (Mass.) Meeting, is co-author of Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans, and the Myth of Racial Justice. She is a freelance writer and editor with a special concern to promote racial justice and community.

Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum December 2014

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: December 2014, Forum
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