Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Patience Schenck in Friends Journal
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Edited by Eddie Moore Jr., Ali Michael, and Marguerite W. Penick‐Parks. Corwin, 2018. 472 pages. $27.95/paperback or eBook. Some years […]
Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and lives at Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md. She is passionate about ending racism with a current emphasis on criminal justice reform.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
By Rima Vesely‐Flad. Fortress Press, 2017. 226 pages. $34/paperback; $4.99/eBook. A couple of years ago, I visited a man I […]
Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting, now living happily at Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md. She volunteers with Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform.
Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Carol Anderson. Bloomsbury, 2016. 256 pages. $26/hardcover; $17/paperback; $18.99/eBook. [Buy on Quakerbooks] A lot of attention has been given to […]
Patience Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and the Annapolis Human Relations Commission.
Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
By Bryan Stevenson. Spiegel & Grau, 2014. 336 pages. $28/hardcover; $16/paperback; $11.99/eBook. “How can people be so mean?” That is […]
Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting with a leading to work to end racism.
Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
Books reviewed: The International Bank of Bob, by Bob Harris. Turn the World Around, by Blair Seitz. A Principled Stand, […]
By Jim Wallis. Brazos Press, 2016. 272 pages. $21.99/hardcover or eBook. This book is as good a summary of the […]
Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Racism. She is also a member of the Annapolis Human Relations Commission.
Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
By Daniel Hunter. The Veterans of Hope Project, 2015. 71 pages. $10/paperback; $4/eBook. A number of yearly meetings have been […]
Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets, including Living Our Testimony on Equality: A White Friend’s Experience.
Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
In the early years of our country, Friends enslaved other human beings. Thanks to a few Friends such as John […]
Wilfred Candler, an attender at Annapolis (Md.) Meeting, is the author of Global Warming: The Answer.
Posted in: Features
To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken