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Community Dinner at Brooklyn鈥檚 Quaker Diner

Three decades of monthly dinners have done more than just feed the hungry.

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting鈥檚 Community Dinner Committee. If your meeting would like information on how to set up a community dinner, contact Carl at [email protected].

Posted in: Life in the Meeting, September 2019
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The Divine Mind: Exploring the Psychological History of God鈥檚 Inner Journey

By Michael Gellert. Prometheus Books, 2018. 286 pages. $26/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. As a Conservative Jew鈥攖he muddled middle between Reform and Orthodox鈥擨 [鈥

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting and retired as an arts critic from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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I Think You鈥檙e Wrong (But I鈥檓 Listening): A Guide to Grace鈥怓illed Political Conversations

By Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth A. Silvers. Nelson Books, 2019. 224 pages. $24.99/hardcover; $17.99/paperback (available February 2020); $9.99/eBook.

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

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Still, in the City: Creating Peace of Mind in the Midst of Urban Chaos

Edited by Angela Dews. Skyhorse Publishing, 2018. 288 pages. $21.99/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. Conscience or consciousness? While the demands of conscience and [鈥

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

Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
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Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward

By Elizabeth Ford. Regan Arts, 2017. 247 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $14.99/eBook. How many of us could survive one day in [鈥

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting and a reporter on mental healthcare.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Race & Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation

By David P. Leong, IVP Books, 2017. 208 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. I couldn鈥檛 put down David Leong鈥檚 guide because it [鈥

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

Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
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Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

By Anne Lamott. Riverhead Books, 2017. 176 pages. $20/hardcover; $22/paperback; $10.99/eBook. 鈥淚鈥檓 not sure I even recognize the ever鈥恜resence of [鈥

Carl Blumenthal attends Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017, September 2017 Books
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Enlarging Our Circle of Love

By Margaret Fisher. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 440), 2016. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. A physician, organic gardener, and member of Baltimore [鈥

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting. He was a culture critic at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle for 20 years. Food was one of his beats.

Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum, October 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, Friends in Africa
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