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March 2019 Full Issue Access

Friends Journal members can download the full PDF or read any article online.

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After a Quote by William Penn

FJ Poetry: “Have you ever / met somebody / who carries silence / with them…”

Maggie Hess lives in Bristol, Tenn.


Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Poetry
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William Penn: A Life

By Andrew R. Murphy. Oxford University Press, 2018. 488 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $23.99/eBook. The name William Penn evokes an image of […]

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and has served on the board of trustees of Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.


Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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My Favorite Non‐Quaker Quaker, Remembering John C. Bogle

Perhaps his favorite quote was: “I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I […]

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist, member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and trustee of Friends Publishing Corporation.


Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Remembrance
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Primitive Christianity Revived and Primitive Quakerism Revived

Primitive Christianity Revived. By William Penn, translated into modern English by Paul Buckley. Inner Light Books, 2018. 115 pages. $25/hardcover; […]

Max L. Carter is a retired educator, having served five different Quaker secondary schools and colleges in a 45-year career.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Living in Dark Times

By Rex Ambler. Pendle Hill, 2017. 27 pages. $7/Pamphlet. Reading the title of this pamphlet calls up images of the […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: February 2018, February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Membership as Commitment and Belonging

Is membership a pragmatic arrangement or a spiritual experience?

Marisa Johnson has been serving as secretary to Friends World Committee for Consultation Europe and Middle East Section since 2008, and this has given her the opportunity of seeing many forms of Quaker worship and community building. Membership is often a central theme in becoming and maintaining community.

The article is taken from thoughts from an address that Johnson gave to Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering in 2014.


Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Online Features
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A Place of Stillness in Iran

A Friend finds that inward place of quiet communion while traveling through Iran.

Karie Firoozmand is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
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A Quietness Within: The Quiet Way as Faith and Spirituality

By Elaine Pryce. Pendle Hill Pamphlets #434, 2015. 33 pages. $7/pamphlet. For Friends who have spent decades practicing quietude, or […]

Judith Favor is a contemplative abiding at Claremont (Calif.) Meeting. Like Elaine Pryce, she knows “the quiet way has always been, at some instinctive level, indivisible from the topography of my own inner landscape.”


Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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A Little Book of Unknowing

By Jennifer Kavanagh. Christian Alternative Books, 2015. 57 pages. $9.95/paperback; $3.99/eBook. This very slim book’s title is about mysticism, as […]

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