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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 [鈥

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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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The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

By Frances FitzGerald. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 752 pages. $35/hardcover; $20/paperback; $14.99/eBook. Frances FitzGerald offers a spectacular sweep of the [鈥

Zae Asa Illo (formerly David Breitzmann) is a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting. He has a nearly two-year standing anchor committee and has been engaged in street preaching for several months. He is also working on releasing a collection of poetry, launching a new social enterprise, and applying to seminary in 2020.

Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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The Public Universal Friend: Jemima Wilkinson and Religious Enthusiasm in Revolutionary America

By Paul B. Moyer. Cornell University Press, 2015. 272 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $24.95/eBook. On November 29, 1752, a daughter was born [鈥

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks.

Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quaker Bestsellers 2017

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

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Books from Ellen Michaud, Sara Maitland, Jeff Dietrich, Sterling Olmstead, Milke Heller, and Ruth Olmstead and Patience Schenck.

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Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race (Books)

By Debby Irving. Elephant Room Press, 2014. 288 pages. $15/paperback. I can only begin this way: No matter how many [鈥

Donna McDaniel, a member of Framingham (Mass.) Meeting, is co-author of Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans, and the Myth of Racial Justice. She is a freelance writer and editor with a special concern to promote racial justice and community.

Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books February 2014

The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover鈥檚 Secret FBI By Betty Medsger. Knopf, 2014. 608 pages. $29.95/hardcover. Reviewed by [鈥

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