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Not One Quaker Experience but Many

Among Friends: Our introduction to the December issue on Quakers and Christianity.

Gabriel Ehri is聽executive director of聽Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, Quakers and Christianity
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Author Jeff Rasley first came to Indianpolis's First Friends Meeting seeking fiscal sponsorship for small-scale development projects in the Basa area of Nepal His first experience of a Quaker worship service le him to think First Friends might fill another, more personal desire.

A Space for Doubt

When religious services are stripped of doctrinal claims, doubters an skeptics can participate with greater integrity.

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
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Milestones October 2014

Births, marriages, and deaths. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please [鈥

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Gathered

Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the [鈥

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What Love Requires: Community and the Challenge of Diversity

Community and the challenge of diversity.

George Schaefer, a licensed clinical social worker, serves Philadelphia Yearly Meeting as its care and aging coordinator. A former clerk of Radnor (Pa.) Meeting, George is a member of Abington (Pa.) Meeting. He lives with his wife Georgette in Glenside, Pa.聽This article was adapted from a plenary talk at the 2013 Friends General Conference Gathering in Greenley, Colorado.


Posted in: Features, September 2013
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April Forum 2012

Fetishization of biblical passages I was glad to see David Zarembka鈥檚 letter about African Friends in your February issue. I [鈥


Posted in: Forum
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What Are Schools For?

Quakers can advocate for alternatives to the dominant U.S. education paradigm that is based on industrial and military ideals of [鈥

Thomas B. Farquhar, the head of Westtown School, is a member of Westtown (Pa.) meeting.


Posted in: Features, January 2001
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