Thin Spaces: With few rituals to guide us, Quaker worship at its core is a direct connection with the Divine. […]
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Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
We Quakers have an image problem when it comes to fun and frivolity.
Kerry O'Regan has been a member of Adelaide Meeting in South Australia for the past 30 years and looks after the books—as in library books—for the meeting. She is a retired teacher who lives right by the sea and so feels that she is on permanent vacation.Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
Hopelessness and burnout lead a Friend to rediscover an archaic form of hope.
Kate Davies is a member of Whidbey Island (Wash.) Meeting and author of Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times. She is also senior fellow at the Whidbey Institute and professor emeritus at Antioch University.Posted in: Features, September 2018
FJ Review: “It would be good if every Friend read and pondered this pamphlet, and if every Ministry and Counsel […]
Marty Grundy, now a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting (New England Yearly Meeting), attended the Quaker consultation of 1991, serving as a “participant observer.”Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
An introduction to the issue.
Gail Whiffen Coyle is associate editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.
By David Johnson. Inner Light Books, 2013. 80 pages. $20/hardcover; $12.50/paperback. There are some books one can review, as it […]
Born into a Jewish family, Harvey Gillman has been a seeker for most of his life. As outreach secretary for British Quakers, he wrote A Light That Is Shining. Other works include, A Minority of One and Consider the Blackbird. He has led workshops and has lectured in many places in the Quaker world. Harvey is a member of Brighton Meeting in England.Posted in: June/July 2014: Concepts of God, Quaker Book Reviews
Can the spiritual disciplines of early Friends help us through hard times in the 21st century? The very question of […]
Patricia McBee is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. She is editor of Pastoral Care Newsletter and has recently edited a book, Grounded in God: Care and Nurture in Friends Meetings.Posted in: Features
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