Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all-time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Judith Favor in Friends Journal
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By Judith Wright Favor. Pilgrimage Press, 2014. 153 pages. $10.99/paperback. Judith Wright Favor is a former pilot and pastor, now […]
Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program in Brown University’s English Department, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.
Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
Reviewed this month: Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. By Rabbi Michael Lerner. Reviewed by […]
Reviews of children’s books.
This month’s reviews include The Essential Elias Hicks, The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies, and A Guidebook to Prayer.
Edited by Michael Resman. What Canst Thou Say?, 2017. 172 pages. $9.95/paperback. Immersed in Prayer: Stories from Lives of Prayer […]
Judith Favor is grateful she grew up in Oregon. Her mystical soul was formed in fluid moments of unity with Holy Mystery, countless immersions in rainstorms and puddles, streams, rivers, lakes and oceans.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
By Katherine Applegate, illustrated by Charles Santoso. Feiwel and Friends, 2017. 224 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. How […]
Judith Favor belongs to Claremont (Calif.) Meeting. Author of the 2017 novel The Beacons of Larkin Street, she appreciates interconnectedness with nature expressed in poetic writing.
Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Contempt Is a Bitter-Tasting Word by J.E. McNeil
Life in a Box by Andrew Huff
Gota De Leche by Camilla Meek
Making Sense of the Starbucks Incident by Ankita Achanta
A Quaker Perspective on Hope by Kate Davies
Prophetic, Persistent, Powerful by Bridget Moix
Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness, poetry by Anne Miles