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How do Friends promote love, health, and justice in the ways we consciously live together? January’s features look at farming, vegetarianism, simplicity as a political strategy, and communal living for faithfulness.
Authors: Michael Bischoff, Carl Blumenthal, Steve Chase, David Brietzmann, Sandy and Tom Farley, Philip Harnden, Lynn Fitz‐Hugh, Marty Grundy, E.K. Gordon, Craig Jensen, Martin Kelley, Marcelle Martin, Chris Mohr, Jay O’Hara, Ruah Swennerfelt.
By Richard Rothstein. Liveright, 2017. 368 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $17.95/paperback (May 2018); $26.23/eBook. The title of this fascinating analysis of racialized […]
David Breitzmann currently serves on Ministry and Oversight Committee at San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting, where he cofounded #FridayFoodSharing and foodrev.org (a nonprofit food delivery service for the poor). He is in discernment for application to seminary for pastoral care and public policy in 2018. He is on Twitter as @BlackQuaker.Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
Edited by Christopher Densmore, Carol Faulkner, Nancy Hewitt, and Beverly Wilson Palmer. University of Illinois Press, 2017. 304 pages. $75/hardcover; […]
Marty Grundy is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
By David P. Leong, IVP Books, 2017. 208 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. I couldn’t put down David Leong’s guide because it […]
Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
Rhythms of Grace: Life‐Saving Disciplines for Spiritual Leaders. By David O. Williams. Barclay Press, 2017. 138 pages. $14/paperback. An Unhurried […]
Chris Mohr is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., a trustee of Friends Publishing Corp. (publisher of Friends Journal), and the executive director of Friends Center in Philadelphia.Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
Solutionary Rail: A people‐powered campaign to electrify America’s railroads and open corridors to a clean energy future
By Bill Moyer, Patrick Mazza and the Solutionary Rail Team. Backbone Campaign, 2016. 107 pages. $19.95/paperback. Many years ago, as […]
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting and active in New England Yearly Meeting’s Earthcare Ministry Committee. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
By Aaron T. Wolf. Island Press, 2017. 205 pages. $30/paperback; $29.99/eBook. Island Press publishes books on environmental issues, often involving […]
Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting and co-authors of Earthcare for Children. Both trained as AVP facilitators.Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
By Drew G. I. Hart. Herald Press, 2016. 157 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook. A few months ago, I walked to […]
Carnell—Sue Powel Carnell, 80, on August 19, 2017, at home at Broadmead Retirement Community in Cockeysville, Md. Sue was born […]
Gaskill—Catherine Balderston Jones Gaskill, 90, of John Knox Village, Orange City, Fla., on July 27, 2017. Cathy was born on […]
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