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Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.

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Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker: A Humble Stumble Toward Simplicity and Grace

By J. Brent Bill. Abingdon Press, 2015. 208 pages. $16.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. In Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker, Brent Bill […]

Diane Reynolds is a member of Stillwater Meeting in Barnesville, Ohio, and a former member of Patapsco Meeting in Ellicott City, Md.

Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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Finding God in the Verbs: Crafting a Fresh Language of Prayer

By Jennie Isbell and J. Brent Bill. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 186 pages. $16/paperback; $12.99 eBook. When I started my job […]

Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and the current director of education at Pendle Hill. He is the author of Letters to a Fellow Seeker: A Short Introduction to the Quaker Way and Revelation and Revolution: Answering the Call to Radical Faithfulness.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Quaker Bestsellers 2016

The top ten best‐selling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.

Posted in: September 2016
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Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality (Second Edition)

By J. Brent Bill. Eerdmans, 2016. 159 pages. $15.99/paperback or eBook. Brent Bill’s writing style gets right to the point […]

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Discovering Humor in the Bible: An Explorer’s Guide

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

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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Books October 2013

Books reviewed: The International Bank of Bob, by Bob Harris. Turn the World Around, by Blair Seitz. A Principled Stand, […]

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Books September 2013

Reviews of Carrie Newcomer’s “Kindred Spirits: A Collection,” Jim Wallis’s “On God’s Side,” Mark Townsend’s “Jesus Through Pagan Eyes,” James […]

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Starting Something New: Spiritual Direction for Your God‐Given Dream

By Beth A. Booram. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 181 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. Discerning, supporting, and following our leadings while helping each […]

Patricia Morrison is currently the clerk of South Mountain Meeting in Ashland, Ore. A folk singer/songwriter helping create a farm sanctuary, she also works with artists, writers, musicians, and creative professionals to help them shine their light into the world with focus, funding, and fulfillment (more at innerfireouterlight.com).

Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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Books January 2013

Ending Cycles of Violence: Kenyan Quaker Peacemaking Response after the 2007 Election By Judy Lumb. Producciones de la Hamaca (Belize) […]

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