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Discovering Humor in the Bible: An Explorer’s Guide

By Howard R. Macy. Cascade Books, 2016. 140 pages. $19/paperback or eBook. Quakers have a tradition dating back at least […]

Diane Reynolds is a member of Stillwater Meeting in Barnesville, Ohio, and a former member of Patapsco Meeting in Ellicott City, Md.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017, September 2017 Books
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Draw Your Weapons

By Sarah Sentilles. Random House, 2017. 320 pages. $28/hardcover; $13.99/eBook. Assembled like a collage or impressionist painting, Draw Your Weapons […]

Lori Patterson lives in Portland, Ore., where she teaches women’s studies at her local college, attends Multnomah Meeting in Portland (serving on the Racial Justice Committee), and runs an independent yarn and fiber dyeing business out of her home.†

Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
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Laughing for the Wary

Humor can help build religious community but it can also hurt and cause division.

Howard R. Macy is retired from teaching at George Fox University in Newberg, Ore. He continues to write and serve in public ministry. Two of his books treat humor and religion: Laughing Pilgrims: Humor and the Spiritual Journey and Discovering Humor in the Bible: An Explorer's Guide.

Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
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Lois Virginia Plumb Stanton

Stanton—Lois Virginia Plumb Stanton, 93, on July 26, 2016, in Wallingford, Pa. Lois was born on August 14, 1922, in […]

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Dana Louise Raphael

Raphael—Dana Louise Raphael, 90, on Feb. 2, 2016, in Westport, Conn., from complications of congestive heart failure. Dana was born […]

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Milestones January 2014

Births, marriages, and deaths.

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Books June/July 2013

Discernment: Living Under Divine Guidance North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative), Journal (number 6), 2012. 62 pages. Free download at www​.ncymc​.org/​j​o​u​r​nal. Reviewed […]

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Books March 2013

Books Reviewed: “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco. “Dorothee Soelle: Mystic and Rebel” by […]

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Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work that Reconnects

By Joanna Macy and Molly Brown. New Society Publishers, 2014. 285 pages. $21.95/paperback; $14.25/eBook. String together the first three chapter […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Milestones September 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

Births, marriages, and deaths.

Posted in: Milestones, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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