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The Ecology of Quaker Meeting

By James W. Hood. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 449), 2018. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. James Hood, a member of Friendship Meeting [鈥

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Wild Birds, Fantasy, and the Possible

A memoir through books.

James W. Hood teaches nineteenth-century British literature, composition, and American nature writing at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. 聽He is a member of Greensboro鈥檚 Friendship Meeting.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
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Ruth Jane Laessle

Laessle鈥擱uth Jane Laessle, 93, on December 4, 2016, at home in Austin, Tex. Jane was born on September 30, 1923, [鈥

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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all鈥恡ime favorite books for Quakers.

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Books February 2015

Our books column.

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Books August 2014

Book reviews of 鈥淏ut Who Do You Say That I Am?鈥 by Douglas Gwyn, 鈥淕athering the Silence鈥 by Eileen Kinch [鈥

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Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the [鈥

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Discovering Humor in the Bible: An Explorer鈥檚 Guide

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

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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Quakers and Literature (Quakers and the Disciplines Volume 3)

Edited by James W. Hood. Friends Association for Higher Education, 2016. 167 pages. $19.95/paperback. The central thread that holds together [鈥

Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary鈥檚 College of Maryland and served as Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2004 to 2009. He and his wife, Kathleen, offer retreats that fuse Parker J. Palmer鈥檚 Courage and Renewal work with reading and writing poetry. His website is michaelsglaser.com.

Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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Quaker Works May 2015

A semiannual feature dedicated to connecting Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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