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God, Jesus, Christianity, and Quakers

A nontheist Friend on the role of Jesus and Christianity in his life.

Jim Cain is a member and former clerk of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting, currently attending Collective Church, a "misfit faith community" in DeLand, Fla. He's recently retired from a long career in public mental health. He has co-led Friends General Conference Gathering workshops on "Nontheism Among Friends" and "Reclaiming the Sacred" and made a presentation on the evolution of God to nontheist Friends at this summer's Gathering.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Beech tree roots, <a href="http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1846713">Creative Commons 漏 by Stephen Craven</a>.

Quaker Christian Ways and Roots

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
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Saint Peter and Saint Paul, by Jusepe de Ribera, circa 1616. <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Saint_Peter_and_Saint_Paul_mg_0036.jpg">Via Wikimedia</a>.

The Challenge of Quaker Christianity

Challenging ourselves and engaging with our Christian roots.

Andrew Gage is a Quaker, an environmental lawyer, and a father of two from Victoria, B.C., Canada. He is grateful for each of those roles, but still wishes that he had more time to devote to his spirituality and writing. Follow him on Twitter at @singingwithin.


Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Forum December 2018

Letters from our readers. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please [鈥

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Writing and Marketing Crime Fiction

Holding onto the testimonies as the village death count rises.

Agatha- and Macavity-nominated Edith Maxwell writes the Quaker Midwife Mysteries, the Local Foods Mysteries, and short stories. As Maddie Day she writes the Country Store Mysteries. Maxwell is recording clerk of Amesbury (Mass.) Meeting, president of Sisters in Crime New England, and lives north of Boston. Find her at edithmaxwell.com.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Among Friends: Meaningful Values

Our introduction to the May issue, 鈥淲hat Are Quaker Values Anyway?鈥

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of聽Friends Journal.


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All Teammates Deserve Respect

Five years ago, I tried out for a new hockey team. When I walked through the glass doors of the [鈥

William Reardon, Grade 8, Buckingham Friends School


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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The Quaker Value of Testing

Losing and then rediscovering Quaker values and community.

Asha Sanaker is a writer and political journalist, regularly featured by the online outlet Countable. She grew up as a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting outside of Washington, D.C. and now attends Ithaca (N.Y.) Meeting with her two daughters, Hazel and Ruby.


Posted in: Features, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Forum, February 2018

Forum: Letters from our readers. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, [鈥


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Bulbs being planted in a garden.

Being Vegetarian is a Climate Issue

A Friend鈥檚 bumpy path toward a lifestyle that鈥檚 lighter on the Earth. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not [鈥

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a climate activist, parent, psychotherapist, and vegetarian. She belongs to Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash.


Posted in: Quaker Lifestyles
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