Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all-time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Rob Pierson in Friends Journal
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Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]
By Casey Tygrett. IVP Books, 2017. 192 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. Got faith? Then why question? Now there’s a question, and […]
Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting and a graduate of the Master of Ministry program at the Earlham School of Religion. He enjoys parallel lives in Quakerism and engineering, two fields where questions are at the core of the discipline.
Posted in: February 2018, February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Stephen A. Jurovics. Morehouse Publishing, 2016. 155 pages. $18/paperback; $16/eBook. Ever since Evangelical Protestants rediscovered that the world is […]
Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting, a systems engineer, and a graduate of Earlham School of Religion with a particular interest in pilgrimage, nature, sacred space, and the intimate relation of science and faith.
Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
Translated by Thomas Moore. Skylight Paths Publishing, 2016. 224 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $19.99/paperback; $19.95/eBook. The other day over lunch, I told […]
Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting, where he currently clerks Adult Education and leads occasional Bible studies. He is a graduate of the Master of Ministry program at Earlham School of Religion and secretly enjoyed his required advanced exegesis work on the Gospel According to Matthew.
Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
This month’s reviews include The Essential Elias Hicks, The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies, and A Guidebook to Prayer.
By Fletcher Harper. Abingdon Press, 2015. 178 pages. $19.99/paperback or eBook. In the glut of supposedly “eco-friendly” products, it’s tempting […]
Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting, a graduate of Earlham School of Religion, and a systems engineer with a particular interest in pilgrimage, nature, sacred space, and the intimate relation of science and faith.
Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Mary Conrow Coelho. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (Number 433), 2015. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. Mary Coelho’s Pendle Hill pamphlet distills, for […]
Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting (Intermountain Yearly Meeting), a systems engineer, and a graduate of the Earlham School of Religion with an abiding interest in the relation of science and faith.
Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
Quaker book reviews
Friends share what their meetings are reading.
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