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February 2019

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Features
Fox Hut by Cameron McWhirter
Surprised by Joy by Kat Griffith
Bearing False Witness by Andrew Huff
Paying as Led by Molly Wingate
Eleven Steps toward an Enduring World by Robert Dockhorn
Asylum Seekers Need Action, Not Apathy by Janice Pulliam
Why I Got Arrested at the Border by Lucy Duncan


Poetry
Court Watch by Helen Fox
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Viewpoint: Jesus, Forgiveness, and Nonviolence

Nonviolence does not mean that we do not resist evil. 馃敀

Marsha D. Holliday lives in聽Washington, D.C.


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News, February 2019

British Friends and Palestine announcment; new directors at Quaker Voluntary Service and Belize Friends Ministries.


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Requiring Solution Together

Our introduction to the February 2019 issue

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal. Email:聽[email protected].


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Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly: Modern Quakers as Everyday Prophets

By Margery Post Abbott. Inner Light Books, 2018. 478 pages. $45/hardcover; $30/paperback; $12.50/eBook. Margery Post Abbott鈥檚 latest book presents Friends [鈥

Marty Grundy is now a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.


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Modern Psalms in Search of Peace and Justice

By Dwight L. Wilson, illustrated by Nancy Marstaller. Friends United Press, 2017. 226 pages. $16/paperback. The psalms of the Bible [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. His thoughts on "The Psalms as Spiritual Directors" are scheduled to appear in the March 2019 issue of Presence.


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An Encounter between Quaker Mysticism and Taoism in Everyday Life

By Cho鈥怤yon Kim. James Backhouse Lectures, 2018. 38 pages. $14/pamphlet; $8/eBook. The slender, intriguing pamphlet An Encounter between Quaker Mysticism [鈥

Bob Dixon-Kolar is an assistant professor of English at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill. He and his family are members of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.


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Art as Soul鈥檚 Sanctuary: Meditations On Arts and Spirituality among Quakers and Beyond

By Jennifer Elam. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 452), 2018. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. Jennifer Elam is a psychologist, Quaker, and artist/writer/dancer [鈥

Patricia Morrison attends South Mountain Meeting (NPYM) in Ashland, Ore. She works with artists, writers, musicians, and creative professionals to help them make a living, make a life, and make a difference (innerfireouterlight.com). She is working on a book about how to make work that is at the intersection of creativity and social good financially and otherwise sustainable.


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Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril

By Elizabeth A. Johnson. Orbis Books, 2018. 256 pages. $28/hardcover; $26/paperback; $22.50/eBook. 鈥淭he creation waits eagerly for the children of [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


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The Green Burial Guidebook: Everything You Need to Plan an Affordable, Environmentally Friendly Burial

By Elizabeth Fournier. New World Library, 2018. 208 pages. $15.95/paperback; $12.76/eBook. I鈥檝e been interested in the idea of a green [鈥

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She has worked for Earth for many decades and currently is involved in the international Transition Town Movement.


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Poems from the Myst

By Michael Resman. Zumbro River Press, 2018. 176 pages. $7.40/paperback; $0.99/eBook. Deep sharing is a gift, and Michael Resman is [鈥

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