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Interview with Friends Journal鈥檚 Assistant Book Review Editor

We talk with the editor of our children鈥檚 book reviews.

Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she鈥檚 been attending a worship group at Cadbury Senior Living in Lewes, Del. She has served as the volunteer assistant book review editor of Friends Journal since 2008. To contact Eileen about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.


Posted in: Interviews, Quaker Libraries
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Interview with Friends Journal鈥檚 Book Review Editor 

An interview with our Books editor Karie Firoozmand.

Karie Firoozmand is the book review editor and a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Stony Run. She has two sons and lives with her husband near Baltimore. Karie鈥檚 interests include dance, exercise, history, literature, and travel. She speaks Farsi and has traveled to Iran. Karie joined Friends Journal聽as the book review editor in June 2011. To contact Karie about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.


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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all鈥恡ime favorite books for Quakers.

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Divine Love in Action

I first met Michael Baldwin and Uriel Orellano when they attended a Couple Enrichment workshop led by my husband and [鈥

Joan Liversidge is a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting. She and her husband, Rich, serve as leaders and trainers of new leader couples in Friends General Conference's Couple Enrichment Program.


Posted in: Features
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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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Because of This: Lao Tzu鈥檚 Tao Te Ching: How to Live, Love, and Lead

By Jim Teeters. Barclay Press, 2018. 104 pages. $14/paperback. Jim Teeters鈥檚 new book, Because of This: Lao Tzu鈥檚 Tao Te [鈥

Michael S. Glaser, Poet Laureate of Maryland, 2004鈥2009, is a professor emeritus at St. Mary鈥檚 College of Maryland. Co-editor of The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965鈥2010, he and his wife, Kathleen (a Courage and Renewal facilitator), offer retreats that invite participants to engage with poetry as a means of helping to live an examined life.


Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
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Art by Alla Podolsky.

The Gluten鈥怓ree Pizza Bully

A Friend averts a street brawl.

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting, an environmental and human rights activist and author of聽The Iron Bridge,聽a novel about eighteenth-century Quaker iron masters. A chapbook of his poems, many involving Quaker themes, was published recently in a volume entitled聽Embark.


Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality, Features
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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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Let鈥檚 Grow Together: Interview with Meredith and Michael Carlone

Let鈥檚 Grow Together interviews those new to Friends.

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service鈥檚 second-year Alumni Fellows program.


Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Let's Grow Together
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Book Reviews: May 2012

Peace on Earth: Poems and Prayers for Peace By Sophie Piper. Illustrated by Giuliano Ferri. Lion UK, 2011. 48 pages. $9.99/Hardcover. [鈥

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