Refuting the too‐common myth that Quakers are Amish‐like in our use of technology. Includes audio reading by author.
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A.J. Mendoza is a member of West Hills Friends Church in Portland, Ore., and has recently returned home after a year of Quaker Voluntary Service in Atlanta, Ga. He serves on the board of Safety Net, a nonprofit that serves LGBTQ students and alumni of Christian colleges. You can read more of his work at queerquaker.blogspot.com.Posted in: August 2014, Features
In 1939, when war clouds over Europe became darker by the hour, Time magazine called Abraham Johannes Muste “the Number […]
Charles F. Howlett is assistant professor of graduate education at Molloy College on Long Island, N.Y. He is a member of the National Council of the Peace History Society. His most recent book, which he edited, is The American Peace Movement, 1890-2000: The Emergence of a New Scholarly Discipline.Posted in: Features
By Jim Forest. Orbis Books, 2016. 224 pages. $25/paperback; $20.50/eBook. Jim Forest was Thomas Merton’s longtime friend and colleague in […]
Bill Chapman is a member of Indianapolis First Friends Meeting in Indiana. Bill is also the clerk of the Indiana Friends Committee on Legislation.Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Siceloff—Courtney Parker Siceloff, 92, on January 28, 2014, in Savannah, Ga. Courtney was born on January 4, 1922, in Bartlett, […]
A history of a sometimes‐forgotten Quaker witness.
David M. Gross is the editor of American Quaker War Tax Resistance. Some of the material in this article is based on a talk on the history of Quaker war tax resistance he delivered at Earlham School of Religion in 2014 for the national conference of the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee.Posted in: Features, February 2016
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Keith Helmuth is a founding board member of Quaker Institute for the Future, a member of the Commission on Justice and Peace of the Canadian Council of Churches, and a member of New Brunswick Meeting in Canada. He can be contacted at [email protected].Posted in: Features, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
By Douglas Gwyn. Plain Press, 2014. 512 pages. $20/paperback; $15/eBook. Querencia (from the Spanish verb “querer”) is a metaphysical […]
Valerie Brown is a member of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa., and a long-time Pendle Hill teacher and retreat leader. She is principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC (leadsmartcoaching.com), specializing in leadership and mindfulness training.Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
By Ron Young. Resource Publications, 2014. 299 pages. $35/paperback; $9.99/eBook. I finished Ron Young’s Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, […]
Max L. Carter is retiring this year as the William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College.Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
Edited by Scott H. Bennett and Charles F. Howlett. University of Nebraska Press, 2014. 400 pages. $30/paperback. I have of […]
J. E. McNeil is executive director of On the Level, a nonpartisan advocacy organization, and a member of Friends Meeting of Washington, D.C. She has spent most of her adult life working for peace as an attorney, a lobbyist, and the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War from 1999 to 2010.Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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