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Writing Opp: Pastoral Friends (due 5/11/2020)

There are many ways one can categorize different types of Friends. You could parse them out by theology, architecture, history, […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Mural in Newberg, Ore., painted by George Fox University students for the Yamhill County Mural Project. © Tim Mossholder on Unsplash.

How to Be an Inclusive Quaker

The unwritten norms of speech and silence.

Valerie Brown is a Buddhist and Quaker teacher, retreat leader, leadership coach, and writer. She is the founder of Lead Smart Coaching. She leads an annual pilgrimage to walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain to celebrate the power of sacred places.

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Scattergood students Gary Lee, Dejere Pollock, 
and Latif Behroz, June 2019. Gary and Latif are international students. Dereje is from Iowa (born 
in Ethiopia). © Alicia Taylor.

Visa denials impact Scattergood Friends School

  Scattergood Friends School has a long history of welcoming international visitors, most notably serving as a hostel for refugees […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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Reid Arthur following his November 2019 performance at George Fox University. © Jake Morgan

Viral coming‐out video raises LGBTQ issues at George Fox University

  Reid Arthur, a senior theater major at George Fox University (GFU) in Newberg, Ore., was already out as gay […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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Jeremiah-Hacker

Jeremiah Hacker: Journalist, Anarchist, Abolitionist

By Rebecca M. Pritchard. Frayed Edge Press, 2019. 126 pages. $13.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook.

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, the author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir, and she teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program of Brown University’s English Department.

Posted in: February 2020, February 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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Separate

Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation

By Steve Luxenberg. W.W. Norton & Company, 2019. 624 pages. $35/hardcover; $19.95/paperback; $29.73/eBook.

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney for more than 40 years. She is a sixth-generation Southerner who grew up in the 1950s in segregated Houston, Tex., and studied Southern history at Rice University. She now lives in the colony of the District of Columbia where the history of Plessy still marks the landscape.

Posted in: February 2020, February 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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Teilhard’s Struggle: Embracing the Work of Evolution

By Kathleen Duffy. Orbis Books, 2019. 176 pages. $20/paperback; $16.50/eBook.

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.

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Ruth Iris Clark Ingram

Ingram—Ruth Iris Clark Ingram, 104, on January 11, 2019, in Annapolis, Md. Iris was born on November 1, 1914, in […]

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Confronting the Challenge of Drugs

How can we respond to the catastrophes brought on by the war on drugs?

Eric E. Sterling is executive director of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation in Silver Spring, Md. He is co-clerk of the Ministry and Worship Committee of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and a graduate of Haverford College.

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Margaret Shirley Holmes Fritchoff

Fritchoff—Margaret Shirley Holmes Fritchoff, 97, on November 17, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz., after a brief illness. Shirley was born on […]

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