By Frances FitzGerald. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 752 pages. $35/hardcover; $20/paperback; $14.99/eBook. Frances FitzGerald offers a spectacular sweep of the […]
Donna McDaniel in Friends Journal
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Zae Asa Illo (formerly David Breitzmann) is a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting. He has a nearly two-year standing anchor committee and has been engaged in street preaching for several months. He is also working on releasing a collection of poetry, launching a new social enterprise, and applying to seminary in 2020.
Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
By Paul B. Moyer. Cornell University Press, 2015. 272 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $24.95/eBook. On November 29, 1752, a daughter was born […]
Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks.
Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
Books from Ellen Michaud, Sara Maitland, Jeff Dietrich, Sterling Olmstead, Milke Heller, and Ruth Olmstead and Patience Schenck.
By Debby Irving. Elephant Room Press, 2014. 288 pages. $15/paperback. I can only begin this way: No matter how many […]
Donna McDaniel, a member of Framingham (Mass.) Meeting, is co-author of Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans, and the Myth of Racial Justice. She is a freelance writer and editor with a special concern to promote racial justice and community.
Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.
A ministry to abolish racism within Quakerism
Vanessa Julye is the nurturing ministries coordinator for Friends General Conference’s Ministry on Racism and Youth Ministries Programs. A member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and the Haverford College Corporation, Vanessa has published numerous articles and pamphlets and serves as a guest speaker for many Friends meetings. Vanessa meets with Friends of Color throughout the world.
Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI By Betty Medsger. Knopf, 2014. 608 pages. $29.95/hardcover. Reviewed by […]
Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]
In preparation for being a part of your discussion on the important work against racism, I have read the material […]
Andrea Ayvazian is dean of religious life and Protestant chaplain at Mount Holyoke College. Previously a member of the Religious Society of Friends for many years, she is now an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. A longtime activist for peace and social justice, she has been leading workshops on dismantling racism since 1986. This version of her comments, which were not recorded, is based upon one that was edited from her notes by Patricia Watson, editor of Peacework and a member of the Prejudice and Poverty Committee of New England Yearly Meeting. It appeared in The Freedom and Justice Crier, Issue #10, Spring 2003.
Posted in: Features
Why is there no vision of the future of Quakerism?
Donald W. McCormick was a professor for 30 years. He taught leadership and organizational change. Currently he is the director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a mindfulness teacher training organization. He is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. Contact: [email protected].
Posted in: Features, February 2018
Are We Ready to Make the Necessary Changes? by Vanessa Julye
Building White Racial Stamina by Elizabeth A. Oppenheimer
Greater Racial Diversity Requires Greater Theological Diversity by Adria Gulizia
Expectant Visions of a Christian Anarchist by Zae Asa Illo
We Are Not John Woolman by Gabbreell James
An Interview with the Co‐clerks of Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force
The Mystic Soul of a More Whole Religious Society by Viv Hawkins (Online Feature)
Sonnet For George Fox’s Margaret by Jane Yolen