The stairs to the vast, rustic house creaked as I lugged my teal trunk up the steps. The bright sunlight […]
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Quinn Daugherty, Grade 10, Westtown School, attender of Unami Meeting in Pennsburg, Pa.
Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. By Matthew Desmond. Crown Publishing Group, 2016. 422 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback; $12.99/eBook. […]
J. E. McNeil, an attorney in Washington, D.C., and a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (FMW), grew up in a working class neighborhood in the Jim Crow South. She worked her way through college and later law school when that was still a possibility. Now culturally if not financially part of the upper middle class with three degrees, she supports the Mary Jane Simpson Scholarship Fund at FMW and the Bell Multicultural High School in Columbia Heights, D.C.
Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
Eastburn—Bob Eastburn, 71, on December 8, 2017, at Winslow Campus of Care in Winslow, Ariz., in the arms of his […]
FJ Poetry: “site on a wooden stool / naked as an orphan”
The Three Abrahamic Testaments: How the Torah, Gospels, and Qur’an Hold the Keys for Healing Our Fears
By Ejaz Naqvi. White Cloud Press, 2017. 308 pages. $21.99/Paperback. Ejaz Naqvi, a practicing physician specializing in chronic pain management, […]
Max L. Carter retired in 2015 as the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College. He and his wife continue to lead annual service-learning trips to Palestine and Israel and volunteer at the Friends Schools in Ramallah.
Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
Finding a balance between personal and political strategies for simple living.
Philip Harnden is a member of Syracuse (N.Y.) Meeting. He has served on the board of Right Sharing of World Resources and as American Friends Service Committee’s liaison with the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne. He wrote the Pendle Hill pamphlet Letting That Go, Keeping This: The Spiritual Pilgrimage of Fritz Eichenberg.
Posted in: Features, Quaker Lifestyles
Edited by Christopher Densmore, Carol Faulkner, Nancy Hewitt, and Beverly Wilson Palmer. University of Illinois Press, 2017. 304 pages. $75/hardcover; […]
Marty Grundy is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.
Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
Our introduction to the December issue on “Conflict and Controversy”
Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal. [email protected]friendsjournal.org
Posted in: Among Friends, Conflict and Controversy
Have we forgotten the reasons for our practices?
Donne Hayden is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting. In 2012, she attended the Friends World Committee for Consultation World Gathering of Friends in Kenya, where she saw the Spirit move in singing and dancing Friends.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
FJ Review: “It tells stories of flawed human beings, living in a different time and place, with both passion and compassion. […]
Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and the author of The Essential Elias Hicks.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Contempt Is a Bitter-Tasting Word by J.E. McNeil
Life in a Box by Andrew Huff
Gota De Leche by Camilla Meek
Making Sense of the Starbucks Incident by Ankita Achanta
A Quaker Perspective on Hope by Kate Davies
Prophetic, Persistent, Powerful by Bridget Moix
Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness, poetry by Anne Miles