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The Beauty Queen of Bonthe and Other Stories of West Africa

By Gregory A. Barnes. FriendsPress, 2018. 194 pages. $12/paperback. It was a pleasure to read some of this collection and [鈥

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A Centennial History of the American Friends Service Committee

By Gregory A. Barnes. Friends Press, 2016. 498 pages. $24.95/paperback. At the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists in 1994, [鈥

Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting. He has written extensively on Quaker history since 1800.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Willoughbys on Pacifism

Ironically, few issues have divided Quakers more than war鈥恗aking and peacemaking. A favorite image of Quakers in the wider world [鈥

Gregory A. Barnes is a writer and a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He is completing a joint biography of George and Lillian Willoughby.

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Lillian鈥檚 Choices

A family council took place in a large Manhattan loft on December 26, 2003. George and Lillian Willoughby were discussing [鈥

Gregory A. Barnes is a writer and a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. This article is drawn from his forthcoming joint biography of George and Lillian Willoughby.

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Books June/July 2014

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Anne Parrish: Unsung Friend

The ministries of Quaker women who notably served the Religious Society of Friends have received well鈥恉eserved attention. In most cases, [鈥

Greg Barnes is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. This article is adapted from text in his forthcoming book on Arch Street Meeting House. His last book was A Biography of Lillian and George Willoughby, 20th-Century Peace Activists.

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Student Voices Project 2017 Participants

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An Early Assessment: U.S. Quakerism in the 20th Century: Papers from the Quaker History Roundtable, June 8鈥11, 2017

Edited by Chuck Fager. Kimo Press, 2017. 235 pages. $11.95/Paperback. In the interest of full disclosure, this reviewer spent several [鈥

Mitchell Santine Gould is a leading authority on Walt Whitman鈥檚 Quakerism, and runs the website LeavesOfGrass.Org. His analysis of Transcendentalism as the secularization of Quakerism has appeared in Quaker History and in Quaker Theology. He is an attender at Multnomah Friends Meeting in Portland, Ore.

Posted in: February 2018, February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Why Simple Living Is Not Enough

It is common practice in addressing the ecological crisis from a religious perspective to present wasteful consumerism as the crux [鈥

Keith Helmuth is a sojourning member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and a member of the coordinating group of Quaker Eco-Witness.

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