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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 [鈥

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 [鈥

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鈥恠elling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.


Posted in: September 2016
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Starting Something New: Spiritual Direction for Your God鈥怗iven Dream

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

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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Assimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith

By D. L. Mayfield. HarperOne, 2016. 224 pages. $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook.  [Buy on Quakerbooks] I grew up an Evangelical Friend. Despite [鈥

Brent Bill is Friends General Conference鈥檚 associate secretary for communications, publications, and outreach. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book is Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality (Second Edition).


Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2018

Popular books at the 2018 FGC Gathering

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Quaker Bestsellers 2017

The top ten best鈥恠elling books from the 2017 FGC Gathering.

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The Ministry of the Written Word

Quakers Uniting in Publications (QUIP) is an international consortium of Quaker book publishers, book sellers, authors, and periodical publishers. This [鈥


Posted in: Features, May 2001
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On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old

By Parker J. Palmer. Berrett鈥怟oehler Publishers, 2018. 192 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. I rarely read a book with a highlighter in [鈥

Brent Bill is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book _Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love_ is slated for release in September 2019.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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