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September 2016

Pursuing Justice Requires Boldness by Nekima Levy‐Pounds
FGC Gathering Photos from Arthur Fink, Piper Lewis, and John Margerum
Equality Among Today’s Vikings by George Lakey
The Third Reconstruction by William J Barber II
Let’s Grow Together
FJ Book Reviews

TheGoodWar

The Good War That Wasn’t—and Why It Matters: World War II’s Moral Legacy

By Ted Grimsrud. Cascade Books, 2014. 286 pages. $35/paperback; $9.99/eBook. “All war is immoral.” —Curtis LeMay, commander of American Air […]

William H. Mueller and his wife, Pat, are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. (under the care of Ottawa Meeting, Canadian Yearly Meeting). He taught biological and behavioral sciences at the University of Texas School of Public Health in 1975–2004, including courses in violence prevention and spiritual aspects of health.


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TheLimits

The Limits of Forgiveness: Case Studies in the Distortion of a Biblical Ideal

By Maria Mayo. Fortress Press, 2015. 253 pages. $39/paperback; $22.99/eBook. Here we have a book that draws us into a […]

Brad Sheeks is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and enjoying retirement with his wife, Patricia McBee.


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TheEverywhere

The Everywhere Oracle: A Guided Journey Through Poetry for an Ensouled World

By Caryl Ann Casbon. Wyatt‐MacKenzie, 2015. 112 pages. $17.99/paperback; $7.99/eBook. There is a deep part of every human being that […]

Valerie Brown is a member of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa., and a lay member of the Order of Interbeing ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh. She is a consultant, leadership coach with Lead Smart Coaching (leadsmartcoaching.com), and a retreat leader prepared by Parker J. Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal.


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TheSecretChord

The Secret Chord

By Geraldine Brooks. Viking, 2015. 302 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $16/paperback; $13.99/eBook. In Geraldine Brooks’s midrash of the story of King David, […]

Joan Dyer Liversidge, a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting, has traveled among Friends and other people of faith to learn and grow in her own relationship with God. She finds stories of women, both biographical and fictional, a source of great inspiration.


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Mary Margaret Binford Bailey

Bailey—Mary Margaret Binford Bailey, 95, on May 7, 2016, at Foulkeways in Gwynedd, Pa., peacefully, surrounded by her children and […]

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Beatrice Ridgway Carson

Carson—Beatrice Ridgway Carson, 95, of Oakford, Pa., on May 16, 2016. Bea was born on September 5, 1920, in Bucks […]

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Harold Cedric Field

Field—Harold Cedric Field, 97, on August 7, 2015. Harold was born on December 23, 1917, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Myrtle […]

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Chloe Giles Wood

Wood—Chloe Giles Wood, 82, on March 14, 2016, in Talent, Ore. Chloe was born on June 8, 1933, in Las […]

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