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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

By David W. Blight. Simon & Schuster, 2018. 912 pages. $37.50/hardcover; $22/paperback; $14.99/eBook.

Jerry Mizell Williams is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.

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The Workings of the Spirit of God Within: The Offices of Christ

By David Johnson. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 459), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet or eBook.

Rausie Hobson is a member of Rocky River Meeting in Siler City, N.C., Friends Church of North Carolina. She is a retired ESL teacher and public librarian, a member of Quakers Uniting in Publications, and was publications board clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM) for many years.

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World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family’s Journey through the American Revolution

By Richard Godbeer. Yale University Press, 2019. 480 pages. $38/hardcover or eBook.

Larry Ingle is a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting and clerk of the meeting’s Space Expansion Committee. He is writing on Jessamyn West and Whittaker Chambers, and thinking about Rufus Jones.

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Why I Identify as Quaker

The question is not if God exists, but what is the nature of God.

Kurt H. Parkum lives in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

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Lois Pitkin Booth

Booth—Lois Pitkin Booth, 97, on September 13, 2019, in Concord, N.H. Lois was born on June 14, 1922, in Epping, […]

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Nancy Fitts Donaldson

Donaldson—Nancy Fitts Donaldson, 93, on September 26, 2019, at White Horse Village in Newtown Square, Pa. Nancy was born on […]

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Ione Dusinberre

Dusinberre—Ione Dusinberre, of Sandy Spring, Md., 89, on August 9, 2019, of age‐related conditions. Ione was born on August 2, […]

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Bruce Ergood

Ergood—Bruce Ergood, 88, of Athens, Ohio, on September 5, 2019, in Rochester, N.Y., while returning from Silver Bay YMCA Conference […]

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Joel G. Erkenswick

Erkenswick—Joel G. Erkenswick, 73, on August 30, 2019, in St. Louis, Mo. Joel was born on August 8, 1946, in […]

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Rose Marie Lewis

Lewis—Rose Marie Lewis, 85, on May 28, 2019. Rose was born on January 17, 1934, on a homestead near Ontario, […]

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