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December 2017

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The Obligations of a Quaker Science Teacher in a Post‐Fact World
    Mike Mangiaracina
Tying Up the Cat
    Donne Hayden
The Challenges We Face and Community We Forge
    An interview with Sa’ed Atshan

Quaker Book Reviews

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Me and Marvin Gardens

FJ Review: “It is the voice of Obe Devlin, the 11‐year‐old protagonist of Me and Marvin Gardens, at once passionate and […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.


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Making It Right: Building Peace, Settling Conflict

FJ Review: “Making It Right is a very practical book on everyday peacemaking for children and teens. It wouldn’t hurt adults […]

Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are storytellers, booksellers, AVP facilitators, and coauthors of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.


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Answering the Cry for Freedom

FJ Review: “It tells stories of flawed human beings, living in a different time and place, with both passion and compassion. […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and the author of The Essential Elias Hicks.


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Wolfie and the Silver Suit

FJ Review: “This book will not only familiarize students with the history of World War II and the Holocaust but also […]

Hina Fathima worked as an editorial assistant at Friends Journal in 2014 while she was studying at Haverford College. She currently works as a multimedia journalist for The Wire in New Delhi, India.


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Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights

FJ Review: “Deborah Kops provides an accessible and engaging telling of the life of Alice Paul (1885–1977) and the women’s rights […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is a librarian and archivist at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.


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Dreams and Nightmares

FJ Review: ” The guide leads students into deeper reflection on Liliana’s story while encouraging them to explore their own families, conducting […]

Ken Jacobsen grew up in Venezuela and has an ongoing concern for north–south dialogue among Friends in the Americas. He currently lives in Wisconsin and is an adjunct professor at Chicago Theological Seminary.


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Ellanor Stengel Fink

Fink—Ellanor Stengel Fink, 71, on March 9, 2017, at home in Chevy Chase, Md. Ellie was born on June 22, […]

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Anne Foulke

Foulke—Anne Foulke, 90, on June 1, 2016, peacefully, in her sleep at Maria Joseph Continuing Care Community in Danville, Pa. […]

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Max Arthur Heirich

Heirich—Max Arthur Heirich, 85, on April 27, 2017, in Ann Arbor, Mich., after a long struggle with cancer and heart […]

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Harry Groff Lefever

Lefever—Harry Groff Lefever, 85, longtime resident of Atlanta’s Candler Park neighborhood, on February 3, 2017, at home in Athens, Ga. […]

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