Quantcast

Tag Archives | William Penn

Viewpoint

Viewpoint: Love My Enemies? Surely You Jest

Practicing warm‐heartedness with those on the other side of political divides.

Bob Anderson lives in Newtown, Pa.

Posted in: Gambling, Viewpoint
Continue Reading · Comments { 1 }
Doctor

The Doctor of Flowers

By Rachel Blum. 3: A Taos Press, 2018. 99 pages. $24/paperback. In her splendid poetry collection The Doctor of Flowers, […]

Bob Dixon-Kolar is an assistant professor of English at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill. He and his family are members of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.

Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
Remember-the-Ladies

Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box

By Angela P. Dodson. Center Street, 2017. 448 pages. $26/hardcover; $15.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The upcoming 2020 centennial of women’s suffrage in […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Quaker librarian and college archivist for the Quaker Archives (formerly known as the Friends Historical Collection) at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

William H. Powell

Powell—William H. Powell, 70, on September 26, 2017, in Casa Grande, Ariz. Bill was born on January 7, 1947, in […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
hess-william-penn

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
Continue Reading · Comments { 1 }
FJ-2019-03-cover-top-banner

March 2019 Full Issue Access

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

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
william-penn-life-andrew-murphy

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
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
John-Bogle-horizontal

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
Continue Reading · Comments { 1 }
books-primitive-quakerism-revived

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
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
living-in-dark-times

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
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }