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October 2018 Full Issue Access

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The Problem with Theology

FJ Poetry: “The problem with theology / Is that I do not know”

Evan McManamy lives in Newburyport, Mass.

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Surmounting our Quaker Language Barriers

The young woman stood outside our meetinghouse staring at our sign. Neatly calligraphed and painted in carefully chosen, muted hues, […]

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What Bridges Are Made Of

A Friend wonders if it’s time to accept our differences.

Sarah Katreen Hoggatt is an author, speaker, spiritual director, and photographer. She holds a masters degree from George Fox Evangelical Seminary and was on the editorial board for the Quaker Youth Book Project. She is a member of Freedom Friends Church in Salem, Ore. Her blog is at WalkingTheSea.blogspot.com.

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Elders Among Us

Take a look around you the next time you gather with your meeting community. You come into meeting for worship […]

Mary Kay Glazer is a member of Rochester (N.Y.) Meeting and attends Ticonderoga (N.Y.) Worship Group and Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting. She is a spiritual director and a graduate of the School of the Spirit.

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“Leadings” For Nontheistic Friends?

When I speak of being led or feeling called to act in some way, do my words commit me to […]

Steve Smith, a member of Claremont (Calif.) Meeting, is a retired professor of Philosophy. He has written several pamphlets and articles on Quaker topics, leads workshops at Pendle Hill and elsewhere, and is scheduled to be the 2011 speaker at the Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology.

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Cadbury Christmas

By Sharon Hoover In the December 15, 1983, issue of Friends Journal , Quaker scholar Henry J. Cadbury reported that […]

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Rolling Through Fox Country

In September 2010, I was privileged to organize a tour of Fox country for a group from my yearly meeting. […]

Herb Haigh is a member of St. Petersburg (Fla.) Meeting.

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Quaker Women’s Theology Conference

When the invitation to write an article for Friends Journal about the Pacific Northwest Quaker Women’s Theology Conference (PNWQWTC) came […]

Erin McDougall received her Master's of Divinity from Earlham School of Religion and lives on Mayne Island, British Columbia.

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The Devine Center and Communal Nurture

“You will say, Christ saith this, and the apostles saith this, but what canst thou say? Art thou a child […]

Lynn Fitz-Hugh, clerk of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash., is a therapist. This "was given" to her as a message while visiting Arizona Half-Yearly Meeting of Intermountain Yearly Meeting.

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