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Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 Ways to Build a Fossil‐Free Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night’s Sleep
By Mary DeMocker. New World Library, 2018. 360 pages. $16.95/paperback or eBook. Oh my gosh, what an incredible read this […]
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She and her husband live in a solar-powered, net zero energy home in the woods. They are active in the Transition Town Movement in their community and with Friends in New England. She is author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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
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
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
Letters from our readers.
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
Our introduction to the May issue, “What Are Quaker Values Anyway?”
Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Five years ago, I tried out for a new hockey team. When I walked through the glass doors of the […]
William Reardon, Grade 8, Buckingham Friends SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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?
Fox News: George Fox Speaking by Donald W. McCormick
Laughing for the Wary by Howard R. Macy
Finding Lightness in the Light by Kerry O’Regan
Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition by Andrew J. Bergman