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December 2018: Quakers and Christianity

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Features: The Continuing Revelation of My Christianity by Lauren Brownlee, Are We Really Christian? by Margaret Namubuya Amudavi, Inward Power by Gene Hillman, God, Jesus, Christianity, and Quakers by Jim Cain, Understanding Belief by Elizabeth Boardman, A Consideration of Metaphors by Rhiannon Grant, A Space for Doubt by Jeff Rasley.

Online Features: Quaker Christian Ways and Roots by Donne Hayden, How Am I a Christian? by Douglas C. Bennett, The White Rabbit of Quaker Theology by Christy Randazzo, Sweet Baby Jesus! by Patricia Wild, The Challenge of Quaker Christianity by Andrew Gage, Learning from John Woolman by Helene Pollock, Staying in It: Being Quaker and Radically Christian in Our Time by Marcelle Martin.

Poetry: Holy Night, Holy Light by Ken Gibble, A Chore Worth Doing by Bear Jack Gerhardt.

Departments: Among FriendsViewpoint, Forum, News, Books, MilestonesClassifiedsMeetings.

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You Are Mighty: A Guide to Changing the World

By Caroline Paul, illustrated by Lauren Tamaki. Bloomsbury Children鈥檚 Books, 2018. 128 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.59/eBook. Recommended for ages 9 and [鈥

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, storytellers, and coauthors of Earthcare for Children.


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Meet Me at the Well: The Girls and Women of the Bible

By Jane Yolen and Barbara Diamond Goldin, illustrated by Vali Mintzi. Charlesbridge, 2018. 112 pages. $18.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages [鈥

Paul Buckley is a member of the Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quakerism. His most recent book is Primitive Quakerism Revived.


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Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote

By Susan Zimet with Todd Hasak鈥怢owy. Viking, 2018. 168 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. An accessible [鈥

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


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Nancy Brock Beck

Beck鈥擾Nancy Brock Beck, _ 98, on January 26, 2018, in Catonsville, Md., from causes related to Alzheimer鈥檚 disease. Nancy was [鈥

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Frank Rouse Huff Jr.

Huff鈥擣rank Rouse Huff Jr., 68, on March 4, 2018, after losing his struggle with Parkinson鈥檚 disease. Bo, as he was [鈥

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Helen Steere Horn

Horn鈥擧elen Steere Horn, 86, on April 29, 2018, unexpectedly, in Athens, Ohio. Helen was born on April 11, 1932, in [鈥

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Jean Clark Jones

Jones鈥擩ean Clark Jones, 104, on January 9, 2018, in Alexandria, Va. Jean was born on December 6, 1913, in Youngstown, [鈥

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Mary Dearden Shaw

Shaw鈥擬ary Dearden Shaw, 92, on April 3, 2018, in State College, Pa. Mardy was born on November 14, 1925, in [鈥

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Maryhelen Hintz Snyder

Snyder鈥擬aryhelen Hintz Snyder, 85, on January 23, 2018, in Vienna, Va. Mel was born on October 6, 1932, in Brooklyn, [鈥

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