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Quakers in the Workplace

Quaker Teachers Aren’t Just at Friends Schools by Mike Mangiaracina
Bridging the Gap by Phyllis B. Taylor
The Amateur Quaker, interview with Zachary Dutton
To be Useful with Proper Concern by Jeremy Evans

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After the Marathon Bombing

FJ Poetry: What shall we do with the stillness, do with the hate and the pity?

Lisa DeSiro lives in Cambridge, Mass.


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Vigil

FJ poetry: Explaining all of what could happen when… 🔒

Jane Blanchard lives in Augusta, Ga.


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Facing the Light

Emmanuel Levinas goes to Quaker meeting. 🔒

Austin Ricketts lives with his wonderful wife, Catherine, in St. Michaels, Md. He is an attender at Third Haven Meeting in Easton, Md. Recently, he served as a chaplain for Trinity Fellows Academy. He has degrees in biblical studies and religion, and is interested in pursuing spiritual direction as a vocation.


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anindiginouspeople

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

By Roxanne Dunbar‐Ortiz. Beacon Press, 2014. 296 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. This book is part of Beacon Press’s ReVisioning American History […]

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism. He previously worked for over 20 years as an attorney in the Indian Affairs Division of the Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of the Interior.


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Not from Here: A Memoir

By Allan G. Johnson. Temple University Press, 2015. 171 pages. $24.50/hardcover or eBook. When Allan Johnson asked his dying father […]

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She currently serves as clerk of New England Yearly Meeting’s Earthcare Ministry Committee and is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.


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The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine

By Ben Ehrenreich. Penguin Press, 2016. 448 pages. $28/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. After his famous “Angel of Death” speech opposing the Crimean War […]

Max L. Carter recently retired as the William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College.


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Teaching Peace: Students Exchange Letters with Their Teacher

By Colman McCarthy. Vanderbilt University Press, 2015. 194 pages. $22.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. This book is not a “new release,” per se, […]

David Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies.


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Say the Wrong Thing: Stories and Strategies for Racial Justice and Authentic Community

By Dr. Amanda Kemp. Joy Will Come Press, 2016. 46 pages. $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Turn a corner these days, and you […]

Greg Williams is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass. (New England Yearly Meeting). Greg is working around in-reach and outreach relating to racial justice concerns. He recently received a Legacy Grant from NEYM to address this concern.


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Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know

By Joseph Romm. Oxford University Press, 2015. 328 pages. $16.95/paperback; $10.99/eBook. Based on our agreement with climate scientists that global […]

Philip Favero is a former agricultural economist at Michigan State and South Dakota State Universities and at the University of Maryland. In 2014 he cofounded the Climate Stewards of Greater Annapolis, which stems from Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and is dedicated to advocacy and education about climate change (see csgannapolis.org).


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religiousresponces

Religious Responses to Violence: Human Rights in Latin America Past and Present

Edited by Alexander Wilde. University of Notre Dame Press, 2015. 498 pages. $49/paperback; $7/30‐day eBook. During many years as a […]

Linda Rabben is the author of Sanctuary and Asylum: A Social and Political History. An associate research professor of anthropology at the University of Maryland, she attends Adelphi (Md.) Meeting.


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