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Books September 2014

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Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]

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The Doubled Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Women, Sexuality, and Nazi Germany

By Diane Reynolds. Cascade Books, 2016. 449 pages. $53/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, and […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and the co-director of Brown University’s Nonfiction Writing Program.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books June/July 2013

Discernment: Living Under Divine Guidance North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative), Journal (number 6), 2012. 62 pages. Free download at www​.ncymc​.org/​j​o​u​r​nal. Reviewed […]

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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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Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others

By Barbara Brown Taylor. HarperOne, 2019. 256 pages. $25.99/hardcover; $15.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook.

Diane Reynolds is Quaker, formerly a member of Patapsco Meeting in Ellicott City, Md., and now a member of Stillwater Meeting in Barnesville, Ohio. She is the author of The Doubled Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and The American Nutcracker.

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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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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Called to Community: The Life Jesus Wants for His People

Edited by Charles E. Moore. Plough Publishing House, 2016. 357 pages. $18/paperback; $9.99/eBook. As Quakers know, community building is hard, […]

Diane Reynolds lives in Barnesville, Ohio, and is a member of Stillwater Meeting. She is the author of The Doubled Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and an adjunct English professor.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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The Passion

By the time I saw Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, much had been written about the film’s violence. […]

Diane Reynolds attends Patapsco Preparative Meeting in Ellicott City, Md.

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