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Jeff Rasley is a retired attorney who serves on the boards of six nonprofit organizations. He has taught classes at Butler and Marian Universities about culturally sensitive development in agrarian communities. He is a regular attender of Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting.Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
Returning to a comprehensive Christianity of behavior and belief.
Donne Hayden is a recorded minister and convinced Friend (convinced that all the first Friends were convinced Friends!). She served seven years as minister at Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting and is still a member. She retired in 2015 and currently works part-time for Wilmington Yearly Meeting as office administrator.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
Will others see us as Christians by our love?
Douglas C. Bennett served as president of Earlham College from 1997 to 2011. Now retired, he is a member of Durham (Maine) Meeting.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
The present‐tense verbs of George Fox.
A convinced Friend since 1982, Patricia Wild is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), where she serves on its Ministry and Counsel and Prison Fellowship Group. Her latest "book, _WellingUp.net_, is an interactive, experimental website that tells a Quaker novel online using podcasts and supplementary materials and links.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
Letters from our readers and news from Friends Journal.
By Philip Gulley. Convergent Books, 2018. 224 pages. $22.99/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. The words “unlearning” and “unbelieving” make it plain that this […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Much of the conservative Baptist Church of his childhood years now seems a remote though still treasured world.Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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
A society of Friends ought to be a natural for friendship with God.
Forrest Curo is a poet and member of San Diego (Calif.) Meeting. He ran the Aardvark Bookstore here from 1985–1998 and founded Street Light (modeled on American Friends Service Committee’s Street Spirit) in 1996. He put in a year at Pendle Hill Conference Center in 2002 in hopes of finding a spiritual handle on the intractable politics of poverty and is now retired.Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
By James W. Hood. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 449), 2018. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. James Hood, a member of Friendship Meeting […]
Can art really change the world?
Joey Hartmann-Dow is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa., and is currently nomadic. You can keep up with her projects and adventures at usandweart.com.Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
6th Annual Student Voices Project