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Qur鈥檃n in Conversation

By Michael Birkel. Baylor University Press, 2014. 292 pages. $39.95/hardcover. With Qur鈥檃n in Conversation, Michael Birkel鈥攁uthor, scholar, and professor of [鈥

Ellen Michaud is a former book review editor of聽Friends Journal聽and past Writer-in-Residence at Earlham School of Religion. She is the author of聽Blessed: Living a Grateful Life聽(which was named by USA BookNews聽as the #1 Spiritual Inspiration Book of the Year in 2011). She is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.

Posted in: November 2014: Books and Writing, Quaker Book Reviews
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Reading the Qur鈥檃n as a Quaker

Fifth Season鈥檚 Featured Video

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A Seal upon the Heart: Quaker Readings in the Song of Songs

By Michael Birkel. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 438), 2016. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. 鈥淜isses Sweeter Than Wine鈥濃攕ome of us can remember [鈥

Brad Sheeks is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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Six Seasons of QuakerSpeak

Our pick of noteworthy videos from each season.

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Traditional Quaker Christianity

Assembled and edited by Terry H. Wallace, Susan S. Smith, John C. Smith, and Arthur Berk. Ohio Yearly Meeting, 2014. [鈥

Marty Grundy is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting of Lake Erie Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Books November 2014

Quaker book reviews

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Early Quakers and Their Theological Thought: 1647鈥1723

Edited by Stephen W. Angell and Pink Dandelion. Cambridge University Press, 2015. 340 pages. $120/hardcover; $96/eBook. 鈥淎n institution is the [鈥

Brian Drayton attends Souhegan Meeting (Allowed) in Wilton, N.H.

Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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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: April 2014

This month鈥檚 reviews include The Essential Elias Hicks, The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies, and A Guidebook to Prayer.

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Some Advice from John Woolman on Meeting for Business

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