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June/July 2016: Almost Quaker

Hospitality in a Quaker Kitchen
    Julia McStravog
Half a Quaker
    Lina Blount
Embracing Kindred Spirits in Friends Schools
    Deborra Sines Pancoe & Elisabeth Torg
Are You a Friend?
    Peter Moretzsohn
Let鈥檚 Grow Together
FJ Book Reviews

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Of Martyrs, Monks, and Mystics: A Yearly Meditational Reader of Ancient Spiritual Wisdom

Edited by Charles Ringma and Irene Alexander. Cascade Books, 2015. 440 pages. $48/paperback or eBook. Since this book offers a [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting.


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Taking the Adventure: Faith and Our Kinship with Animals

By Gracia Fay Ellwood. Wipf and Stock, 2014. 217 pages. $27/paperback; $9.99/eBook. How do we reconcile our experience of divine [鈥

Margaret Fisher is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals.


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Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000

By Kris Hermes. PM Press, 2015. 336 pages. $22.95/paperback. The author, a legal worker (non-lawyer) member of the National Lawyers [鈥

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney member of the National Lawyers Guild, off and on depending on the pressure to support military or violent solutions within the local chapter.


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Hunting Pennies: Poems from an Appalachian Childhood

By Errol Hess. Wetknee Books, 2015. 69 pages. $5.99/paperback. Hunting Pennies reminded me of going for a dip in a [鈥

Catherine Wald is a poet and author of Distant, Burned-out Stars. She is a member of Amawalk (N.Y.) Meeting.


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Kale Alonzo Williams Jr.

Williams鈥擪ale Alonzo Williams Jr., 90, on January 7, 2016, at home in Boulder, Colo. Kale was born on August 7, [鈥

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