Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all-time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Patience Schenck in Friends Journal
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Books from Ellen Michaud, Sara Maitland, Jeff Dietrich, Sterling Olmstead, Milke Heller, and Ruth Olmstead and Patience Schenck.
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
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