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Books September 2014

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Books January 2014

Reviews, featuring titles from Mark Nepo, Lester Brown, Jill Suzanne Shook, Margery Post Abbott, and Reza Aslan.

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Books February 2013

Reviewed this month: Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. By Rabbi Michael Lerner. Reviewed by [鈥

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Books: April 2014

This month鈥檚 reviews include The Essential Elias Hicks, The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies, and A Guidebook to Prayer.

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Primitive Christianity Revived and Primitive Quakerism Revived

Primitive Christianity Revived. By William Penn, translated into modern English by Paul Buckley. Inner Light Books, 2018. 115 pages. $25/hardcover; [鈥

Max L. Carter is a retired educator, having served five different Quaker secondary schools and colleges in a 45-year career.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books March 2014

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The Three Abrahamic Testaments: How the Torah, Gospels, and Qur鈥檃n Hold the Keys for Healing Our Fears

By Ejaz Naqvi. White Cloud Press, 2017. 308 pages. $21.99/Paperback. Ejaz Naqvi, a practicing physician specializing in chronic pain management, [鈥

Max L. Carter retired in 2015 as the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College. He and his wife continue to lead annual service-learning trips to Palestine and Israel and volunteer at the Friends Schools in Ramallah.


Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, and the Middle East: A Memoir

By Ron Young. Resource Publications, 2014. 299 pages. $35/paperback; $9.99/eBook. I finished Ron Young鈥檚 Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, [鈥

Max L. Carter is retiring this year as the William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College.


Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books September 2013

Reviews of Carrie Newcomer鈥檚 鈥淜indred Spirits: A Collection,鈥 Jim Wallis鈥檚 鈥淥n God鈥檚 Side,鈥 Mark Townsend鈥檚 鈥淛esus Through Pagan Eyes,鈥 James [鈥

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