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 […]
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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
Powell—William H. Powell, 70, on September 26, 2017, in Casa Grande, Ariz. Bill was born on January 7, 1947, in […]
FJ Poetry: “Have you ever / met somebody / who carries silence / with them…”
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous