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Enlarging Our Circle of Love

By Margaret Fisher. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 440), 2016. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. A physician, organic gardener, and member of Baltimore […]

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting. He was a culture critic at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle for 20 years. Food was one of his beats.

Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret and Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret Produced by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn. A.U.M. Films and First Spark Media, 2014. 91 minutes. […]

A member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals, Margaret Fisher has been visiting other meetings to discuss the spiritual aspects of vegetarianism.

Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Faith and Play: Quaker Stories for Friends Trained in the Godly Play Method (Second Edition)

By the Faith and Play Group, edited by Melinda Wenner Bradley. QuakerPress of FGC, 2017. 140 pages. $20/paperback. How do […]

Claire J. Salkowski is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and a frequent and active attender at the Quaker meeting in the Northern Neck of Virginia. She worked in both public and private schools before she became founder, teacher, and head of school at Free State Montessori School for 35 years.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Inspiration From Quaker Women of the Past

I have received much inspiration and encouragement from the stories of earlier Quaker women who were willing to take the […]

Marcelle Martin is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. She leads retreats and workshops related to spiritual life and is completing a book telling the story of the communal shift of consciousness made by early Friends.

Posted in: Features
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The Distressed Body: Rethinking Illness, Imprisonment, and Healing

By Drew Leder. University of Chicago Press, 2016. 304 pages. $30/paperback or eBook. To be human means to lead both […]

A physician practicing in Virginia, Margaret Fisher is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Taking the Adventure: Faith and Our Kinship with Animals

By Gracia Fay Ellwood. Wipf and Stock, 2014. 217 pages. $27/paperback; $9.99/eBook. How do we reconcile our experience of divine […]

Margaret Fisher is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals.

Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Hand Over Hand

By Alma Fullerton, illustrated by Renné Benoit. Second Story Press, 2017. 24 pages. $16.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–8. A summer […]

Margaret Crompton’s (Britain Yearly Meeting) publications include Pendle Hill pamphlet number 419, Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-being.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Early Quakers and Their Theological Thought: 1647–1723

Edited by Stephen W. Angell and Pink Dandelion. Cambridge University Press, 2015. 340 pages. $120/hardcover; $96/eBook. “An institution is the […]

Brian Drayton attends Souhegan Meeting (Allowed) in Wilton, N.H.

Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Can Quakerism Survive?

Why is there no vision of the future of Quakerism?

Donald W. McCormick was a professor for 30 years. He taught leadership and organizational change. Currently he is the director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a mindfulness teacher training organization. He is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. Contact: [email protected].

Posted in: Features, February 2018
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