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You Have to Get Lost Before You Can Be Found: A Memoir of Suffering, Grit, and Love of the Himalayas and Basa Village

By Jeff Rasley. Self‐published, 2019. 494 pages. $14.99/paperback; $5.99/eBook.

Karie Firoozmand is the book review editor for Friends Journal.

Posted in: Drugs, January 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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Author Jeff Rasley first came to Indianpolis's First Friends Meeting seeking fiscal sponsorship for small-scale development projects in the Basa area of Nepal His first experience of a Quaker worship service le him to think First Friends might fill another, more personal desire.

A Space for Doubt

When religious services are stripped of doctrinal claims, doubters and skeptics can participate with greater integrity.

Jeff Rasley is a retired attorney who serves on the boards of six nonprofit organizations. He has taught classes at Butler and Marian Universities about culturally sensitive development in agrarian communities. He is a regular attender of Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting.

Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Hero’s Journey: John Ritter, the Chip Hilton of Goshen, Indiana

By Jeff Rasley. Midsummer Books, 2016. 216 pages. $12.95/paperback; $4.95/eBook. What happens when heroes make mistakes or don’t live up […]

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Yes, It Does Take a Village

A community‐centered approach to poverty and crime.

Jeff Rasley is a member of Indianapolis First Friends in Indiana, professor at Butler University, Himalayan trek leader, author of eight books and over 40 magazine articles, and a retired lawyer.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Godless: Living a Valuable Life Beyond Beliefs

By Jeff Rasley. Midsummer Books, 2014. 280 pages. $12.95/paperback; $4.45/eBook. Although its title sounds confrontational, Godless is about freedom from […]

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What am I Doing Here?: Partnering with a Himalayan Village

I first went to the Himalayan Mountains in Nepal as an adventurer and mountain climber in 1995. After four Himalayan […]

Jeff Rasley attends Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting. His book, Bringing Progress to Paradise: What I Got From Giving to a Mountain Village in Nepal, is now available.

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Forum, February 2019

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Forum January 2019

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