It’s a series of questions that has dogged Friends since we did away with clergy and started calling baptism a […]
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Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.
Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]
A faithful response to climate change.
Jay O’Hara is a member of Sandwich (Mass.) Meeting, and a co-founder of the Climate Disobedience Center, climatedisobedience.org. The NEYM Prophetic Climate Action Working Group consists of Alice Grendon, Brian Drayton, Dunan Herman-Parks, Jay O’Hara, John Humphries, Katherine Fisher, Louis Cox, Meg Klepack, Minga Claggett-Borne, Peter Blood-Patterson, Ruah Swennerfeldt, and Wendy Schlotterbeck.
Posted in: Faith and Practice, Quaker Lifestyles
Recommitting to a Quaker truth. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, […]
Chris Morrissey still holds membership in South Bend (Ind.) Meeting and came to Friends in Santa Monica (Calif.) Meeting. He currently attends several meetings in the Portland, Ore., area. His first book, Christianity and American State Violence in Iraq: Priestly or Prophetic?, comes out next spring.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
Queries for Friends to consider as they discern how to maintain a meeting library.
Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection Librarian and College Archivist at Guilford College where she is a member of Hege Library’s leadership team. She is a member of Friendship Meeting and currently serves as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). She lives in Greensboro, N.C.
Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
By Philip Gulley. Center Street, 2016. 258 pages. $24/hardcover; $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. I had the pleasure of hearing Phil Gulley offer […]
Paper, glue, wind, and metaphors at the FGC Gathering.
Charles “Chuck” Jones is a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting. Chattanooga is where he flies kites and lives with his wife. He is a retired math teacher who is a woodworker and blacksmith. This past May, he became a graduate of the School of the Spirit.
Posted in: Features, September 2017
The fractured nature of the Quaker community breaks a Friend’s heart
Kate Pruitt is lab director at a small hospital in North Carolina. After farming organically for 18 years, she returned to her home state to escape the weather and find community. Connecting and exploring the Quaker way beginning in 2005 has opened up her spiritual path.
Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Online Features
Quaker testimonies inform business dealings in a modern small business. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ […]
Dan Cooperstock is a member of Toronto (ON) Meeting who has been active at both the monthly and yearly meeting levels with finances, and is the owner of Cooperstock Software / Software4Nonprofits.com.
Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
How to get through that pile of thank-you notes—and end up liking your Friends! 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in […]
What People Really Want from Church and Quaker Meeting by Donald W. McCormick
The Future is Accessible by Jessica Hubbard-Bailey
Open for Liberation by Tim Gee
Tapping a Viral Energy by Robert Henry
Handling Change and Creating Communities by Steven Whinfield
The Grief and the Promised Land by Emily Provance