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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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Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation (Book Review Essay)

In this compilation of essays and interviews with activists who share a commitment to nonviolence, Maxine Kaufman鈥怢acusta makes no pretense [鈥

Robert Dockhorn, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Treading Water at the Shark Caf茅: A Memoir of the Yugoslav Wars

By Lyndon Back. Open Books Press, 2018. 248 pages. $17.95/paperback; $3.99/eBook. In the early 1990s, Lyndon Back was living in [鈥

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Fighting Fascism and Surviving Buchenwald: The Life and Memoir of Hans Bergas

By Bension Varon. Xlibris, 2015. 196 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $19.99/paperback; $3.99/eBook. Hans Bergas was a high official in the Ministry of [鈥

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He facilitates small-group meetings of high school students with Holocaust survivors for the annual Youth Symposium on the Holocaust.


Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, March 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Nixon鈥檚 First Cover鈥怳p: The Religious Life of a Quaker President

By H. Larry Ingle. University of Missouri Press, 2015. 288 pages. $50/hardcover or eBook. In the wake of the Watergate [鈥

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist (Books)

By David Hartsough, with Joyce Hollyday. PM Press, 2014. 243 pages. $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. When David Hartsough was seven years old [鈥

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and a former senior editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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Book Reviews: April 2012

Bob Dockhorn on Carol Faulkner鈥檚 Lucretia Mott鈥檚 Heresy, Tom Hamm on Elizabeth Taylor Stirredge鈥檚 Strength in Weakness Manifest, and more [鈥


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Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation (Book Review Essay)

In this compilation of essays and interviews with activists who share a commitment to nonviolence, Maxine Kaufman鈥怢acusta makes no pretense [鈥

Robert Dockhorn, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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