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January 2016
Quakers and the Political Process

Bird-dogging the Candidates
Kevin Rutledge
Why Friends Are Needed in Politics
Diane Randall
This Age of Insecurity
Ron McDonald
Let鈥檚 Grow Together
FJ Books January 2016

TheRebirthingofGod

The Rebirthing of God: Christianity鈥檚 Struggle for New Beginnings

By John Philip Newell. SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2014. 135 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. In The Rebirthing of God, Celtic peacemaker John [鈥

Judith Favor, a lifelong contemplative, belongs to Claremont Meeting in Southern California. She savors memories of shared meals with John Philip Newell at a Spiritual Directors International conference, and worship in the courtyard of Casa del Sol at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico.


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Finding My Radical Soul

Finding My Radical Soul: A Memoir

By Frances Crowe. Haley鈥檚, 2015. 281 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $24.95/paperback; $11/eBook. Frances Crowe鈥檚 life is a shining light for all Friends. [鈥

Ruah Swennerfelt lives in Charlotte, Vt., and is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She currently serves as clerk of New England Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Earthcare Ministry Committee. She is active with Transition Town Charlotte and Vermont Interfaith Power and Light.


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A Death Chosen, A Life Given

By Hannah Russell. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (Number 432), 2015. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet. A Death Chosen, A Life Given is a [鈥

Amy Whiffen grew up attending Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting and is now a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting, where she lives. She works at a hospital in New York City on patient-centered care.


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Silent Voices

Silent Voices: A Family Memoir

By Judith Wright Favor. Pilgrimage Press, 2014. 153 pages. $10.99/paperback. Judith Wright Favor is a former pilot and pastor, now [鈥

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program in Brown University鈥檚 English Department, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


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Requiem, Rwanda

By Laura Apol. Michigan State University Press, 2015. 101 pages. $19.95/paperback; $15.95/eBook.   Requiem, Rwanda was a revelation for me: [鈥

Catherine Wald is a poet and freelance writer whose first chapbook, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2011. She is a member of Amawalk (N.Y.) Meeting.


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Milestones, January 2016

Marriages, births, and deaths. 馃敀

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