Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Ruah Swennerfelt in Friends Journal
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The top ten best‐selling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.
By Rob Hopkins. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2019. 240 pages. $24.95/hardcover or eBook.
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting, where she serves on the Earthcare Committee. She is on the Steering Committee of Transition Town Charlotte in Vermont and serves on the Transition U.S. conference planning team.Posted in: Drugs, January 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
By Bill McKibben. Henry Holt and Company, 2019. 304 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback (available January 2020); $2.99/eBook.
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting. She and Louis Cox live in an all-solar, all-electric home in rural Vermont where they grow most of the vegetables and fruits that they consume year-round. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Solutionary Rail: A people‐powered campaign to electrify America’s railroads and open corridors to a clean energy future
By Bill Moyer, Patrick Mazza and the Solutionary Rail Team. Backbone Campaign, 2016. 107 pages. $19.95/paperback. Many years ago, as […]
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting and active in New England Yearly Meeting’s Earthcare Ministry Committee. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
The Green Burial Guidebook: Everything You Need to Plan an Affordable, Environmentally Friendly Burial
By Elizabeth Fournier. New World Library, 2018. 208 pages. $15.95/paperback; $12.76/eBook. I’ve been interested in the idea of a green […]
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She has worked for Earth for many decades and currently is involved in the international Transition Town Movement.Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Ruah Swennerfelt. Quaker Institute for the Future Focus Book 10, 2016. 111 pages. $15/paperback; free PDF available at quakerinstitute.org. […]
Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting, allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media