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Silent Voices

Silent Voices: A Family Memoir

By Judith Wright Favor. Pilgrimage Press, 2014. 153 pages. $10.99/paperback. Judith Wright Favor is a former pilot and pastor, now [鈥

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program in Brown University鈥檚 English Department, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.

Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books February 2013

Reviewed this month: Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. By Rabbi Michael Lerner. Reviewed by [鈥

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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

By Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin. St. Martin鈥檚 Press, 2018. 272 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback (available June 2019); $13.99/eBook. [鈥

Judith Favor, a member of Claremont (Calif.) Meeting, befriended Rosie Alfaro in 1999. Their enduring friendship powered Judith鈥檚 work with AVP and sparked her efforts to end the death penalty.

Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Rules for Giving

By Timothy Sunderland. Self鈥恜ublished, 2016. 315 pages. $11.99/paperback; $3.99/eBook. A teenage couple visits a California abortion clinic in 1971. The [鈥

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Wolf Hollow

By Lauren Wolk. Dutton Children鈥檚 Books, 2016. 294 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. 鈥淭he year I [鈥

Judith Favor also lives in a place she loves, among the people at Claremont (Calif.) Meeting who love her. She looks forward to reading Wolf Hollow to her grandkids and, some fine day, to her first great-grandchild.

Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Extinction and Hope

Where is hope when one in eight species are threatened with extinction?

Judith Favor is a member of Claremont (Calif.) Meeting. She taught at Claremont School of Theology, facilitated Alternatives to Violence Project workshops in California prisons, serves monthly and quarterly meetings, and is a spiritual director, retreat leader, author, and reviewer. Her latest novel is The Beacons of Larkin Street.

Posted in: Earthcare, February 2020
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When Poets Pray

By Marilyn McEntyre. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2019. 160 pages. $19.99/hardcover or eBook. 鈥淚n prayer, as in so many [鈥

Judith Favor of Claremont Meeting in Southern California values true prayer and true poetry. Both are essential nutrients for her contemplative soul.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
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Amal Unbound

By Aisha Saeed. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2018. 240 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. 鈥淏ut life isn鈥檛 [鈥

Judith Favor belongs to Claremont Meeting in southern California. She is an author, contemplative writing facilitator, soul friend, and great-grandmother.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Immersed in Prayer: Stories from Lives of Prayer

Edited by Michael Resman. What Canst Thou Say?, 2017. 172 pages. $9.95/paperback. Immersed in Prayer: Stories from Lives of Prayer [鈥

Judith Favor is grateful she grew up in Oregon. Her mystical soul was formed in fluid moments of unity with Holy Mystery, countless immersions in rainstorms and puddles, streams, rivers, lakes and oceans.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
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By Katherine Applegate, illustrated by Charles Santoso. Feiwel and Friends, 2017. 224 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8鈥12. How [鈥

Judith Favor belongs to Claremont (Calif.) Meeting. Author of the 2017 novel The Beacons of Larkin Street, she appreciates interconnectedness with nature expressed in poetic writing.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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