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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; […]

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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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.

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Books: April 2014

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

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Books September 2013

Reviews of Carrie Newcomer’s “Kindred Spirits: A Collection,” Jim Wallis’s “On God’s Side,” Mark Townsend’s “Jesus Through Pagan Eyes,” James […]

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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2018

Popular books at the 2018 FGC Gathering

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Answering the Cry for Freedom

FJ Review: “It tells stories of flawed human beings, living in a different time and place, with both passion and compassion. […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and the author of The Essential Elias Hicks.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books August 2014

Book reviews of “But Who Do You Say That I Am?” by Douglas Gwyn, “Gathering the Silence” by Eileen Kinch […]

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Books December 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviews of children’s books.

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The Public Universal Friend: Jemima Wilkinson and Religious Enthusiasm in Revolutionary America

By Paul B. Moyer. Cornell University Press, 2015. 272 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $24.95/eBook. On November 29, 1752, a daughter was born […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks.

Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quiet AND Shhh…God Is in the Silence

Quiet By Tomie dePaola. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. […]

Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quakerism and travels in the ministry, urging revival among Friends. His most recent book is Primitive Quakerism Revived: Living as Friends in the Twenty-First Century.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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