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The Limits of Forgiveness: Case Studies in the Distortion of a Biblical Ideal

By Maria Mayo. Fortress Press, 2015. 253 pages. $39/paperback; $22.99/eBook. Here we have a book that draws us into a [鈥

Brad Sheeks is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and enjoying retirement with his wife, Patricia McBee.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
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The Healing Power of Stories

By Michael Bischoff. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 454), 2018. 27 pages. $7/pamphlet. Why do we get cancer? While there are [鈥

Brad Sheeks, a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting, is a retired hospice nurse, and with his wife, Patricia McBee, is a retired co-leader in the Couple Enrichment Program of Friends General Conference.


Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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Seeds That Change the World: Essays on Quakerism, Spirituality, Faith, and Culture

By Debbie L. Humphries. QuakerPress of FGC, 2017. 143 pages. $14.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Is it okay to shout out to Friends, [鈥

Brad Sheeks is a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting, and with his wife, Patricia McBee, has moved to Newtown to enjoy retirement and live closer to daughter, Jennie, and her family.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Making a Portrait of Jesus

By John Lampen. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 441), 2016. 33 pages. $7/pamphlet. Many have found their way to the Religious [鈥

Brad Sheeks is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and with his wife, Patricia McBee, has moved to Newtown, Pa., to enjoy retirement and live closer to daughter, Jennie, and her family.


Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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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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LGBTQ鈥怚nclusive Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice

By Kimberly D. Acquaviva. Harrington Park Press, 2017. 250 pages. $60/hardcover; $25/paperback; $19.99/eBook. This manual is a must read if [鈥

Brad Sheeks is member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting and a retired hospice nurse.


Posted in: Conscience, October 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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