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The Importance of Noise During Silent Worship by Ben Handy

In Which Today鈥檚 To鈥恉os Become Ta鈥恉ahs! by Kat Griffith

Scenes from a Meetinghouse by Gunilla Norris

A Quaker Response to Gun Violence by Peter Murchison

The Land Remembers: Connecting with Native People through the Land by Paula Palmer


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Hannah Brock Womack. 漏 Annie Brock Womack

English ecumenical group blocks Quaker in same鈥恠ex marriage from president position

Churches Together England is keeping Hannah Brock Womack from serving due to her recent same鈥恠ex marriage.

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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Energy Choices AND Toward a Life鈥怌entered Economy

By Robert Bruninga, with Judy Lumb, Frank Granshaw, and Charles Blanchard. Quaker Institute for the Future (Focus Book 11), 2018. [鈥

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. Her most recent book is Money and Soul, an expansion of a Pendle Hill pamphlet by the same name.

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Jeremiah-Hacker

Jeremiah Hacker: Journalist, Anarchist, Abolitionist

By Rebecca M. Pritchard. Frayed Edge Press, 2019. 126 pages. $13.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook.

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, the author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir, and she teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program of Brown University鈥檚 English Department.

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Separate

Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America鈥檚 Journey from Slavery to Segregation

By Steve Luxenberg. W.W. Norton & Company, 2019. 624 pages. $35/hardcover; $19.95/paperback; $29.73/eBook.

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney for more than 40 years. She is a sixth-generation Southerner who grew up in the 1950s in segregated Houston, Tex., and studied Southern history at Rice University. She now lives in the colony of the District of Columbia where the history of Plessy still marks the landscape.

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Reclaiming

Reclaiming Judaism From Zionism: Stories of Personal Transformation

Edited by Carolyn L. Karcher. Olive Branch Press, 2019. 400 pages. $20/paperback.

Steve Chase is the Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.)鈥檚 Peace and Social Concerns Committee liaison to the local chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace and its Occupation Free DC campaign to stop DC police from training with military occupation forces in Israel.

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Teilhards

Teilhard鈥檚 Struggle: Embracing the Work of Evolution

By Kathleen Duffy. Orbis Books, 2019. 176 pages. $20/paperback; $16.50/eBook.

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.

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Becoming

Becoming an Ordinary Mystic: Spirituality for the Rest of Us

By Albert Haase. InterVarsity Press, 2019. 176 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook.

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting.

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Most鈥怰ead Articles of 2019

The Most Popular Articles of 2019

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Jed Appelman

Appelman鈥擩ed Appelman, 70, on February 26, 2019, at his home in Berkeley, Calif. Jed was born on November 9, 1948, [鈥

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Marjorie Louise Greiner Cox

Cox鈥擬arjorie Louise Greiner Cox, 99, on May 19, 2019, peacefully, surrounded by friends and family, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Marjorie was [鈥

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