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A Consideration of Metaphors

Our spiritual metaphors can help us experience the truth from different perspectives.

Rhiannon Grant works at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, UK, supporting Quaker Roles courses and the Centre for Research in Quaker Studies. She is a member of Bournville Meeting, part of Central England Area Meeting, and Britain Yearly Meeting. Her book on Quaker theology, _Telling the Truth about God_, will be published in March 2019.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Sweet Baby Jesus

The present鈥恡ense verbs of George Fox.

A convinced Friend since 1982, Patricia Wild is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), where she serves on its Ministry and Counsel and Prison Fellowship Group. Her latest "book, _WellingUp.net_, is an interactive, experimental website that tells a Quaker novel online using podcasts and supplementary materials and links.


Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Forum December 2018

Letters from our readers. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please [鈥

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Writing Opp: Humor in Religion (due Jan 7)

Magazine ISO legit funny Quaker joke, apply here.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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The Light Will Rip You Up

Navigating anorexia with Simone Weil

Caroline Morris attended Portland Seminary of George Fox University, where she wrote a thesis on the connection between anorexia and asceticism, and is a current student at Earlham School of Religion.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
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The Inner Guide versus the Inner Critic: The Journey from Judgment to Love

By Christine Wolff. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 448), 2017. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. Christine Wolff, a psychologist using the Diamond Approach, [鈥

Marty Grundy is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Writing Opp Mar 2019: Outside the Meetinghouse (due 12/10)

Information about our upcoming March 2019 issue, 鈥淥utside the Meetinghouse.鈥 Feature submissions are due December 10, 2018.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Writing Opp Feb 2019: Open Issue

Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of聽Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018.


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Our Treasure and Our Collective Heart

An introduction to the October issue on Meetings and Money.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of聽Friends Journal.


Posted in: Features, Meetings and Money
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Making Sense of the Starbucks Incident

Quaker values do not need to be mere theoretical ideas.

Ankita Achanta is a seventh-grade student at Newtown Friends School (NFS) in Newtown, Pa. She participates in The Agents of Social Change (TASC) at NFS, a student group founded on the belief that 鈥渨e will be able to make a difference in our world,鈥 and that uses Quaker process in decision making.


Posted in: Features, September 2018
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