I blog at mar​tinkel​ley​.com these days. You can sign up for the daily emails for a list of online things I find inter­est­ing or check out the lat­est posts from that blog:

  • Prayer as Expe­ri­ence 02/01/2015
    Prayer as Expe­ri­ence: Mike Far­ley shares a Quaker view of prayer: “This kind of prayer is not some­thing set aside for spe­cial­ists. This was the great insight of the early Quak­ers, that a direct encounter with God is part of nor­mal life for ordi­nary people.”
  • When did we start to use tes­ti­monies as creeds? 02/01/2015
    When did we start to use tes­ti­monies as creeds?: Stephanie Stuck­wisch hears too-familiar echoes in how we describe our beliefs: Mem­bers of my meet­ing tell new­com­ers, ‘we believe in sim­plic­ity, peace, integrity, com­mu­nity, and peace.’ As the words pour rhyth­mi­cally off the tongue, I hear echoes from the church liturgy of my childhood.
  • Cor­nelia Han­cock papers 1862–1937 01/31/2015
    Cor­nelia Han­cock papers 1862–1937: Han­cock was a Quaker from Han­cocks Bridge, N.J., who served as a nurse at Get­tys­burg and went on to found schools for freed­men in the South.
  • Real live DVDs of @Quakerspeak ready to ship out. Order… 01/30/2015
    Real live DVDs of @Quakerspeak ready to ship out. Order at http://​quak​er​s​peak​.com/​D​VD/
  • If Gandhi Took a Yoga Class, from Col­lege Humor 01/30/2015
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBMc9s8oDWE?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=400&h=225]If Gandhi Took a Yoga Class, from Col­lege Humor

Here are some high­lights of the archive:


I am a mem­ber of the Reli­gious Soci­ety of Friends, known col­lo­qui­ally as Quak­ers. Many of my blog posts deal with issues of our soci­ety and its inter­ac­tions with the larger world.


From 1995–2008 I was the pub­lisher of Non​vi​o​lence​.org, a ground-breaking por­tal and blog about peace. Many of these arti­cles are archived from that period.