Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Steve Chase in Friends Journal
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Hegemony How‐To: A Road Map for Radicals. By Jonathan Matthew Smucker. AK Press, 2017. 280 pages. $16.95/paperback; $16.99/eBook. Against Doom: A […]
Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and currently serves as the manager of academic initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) in Washington, D.C. He is the author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets and a regular contributor to Minds of the Movement, an ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance.
Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries, Uncategorized
Edited by Donn Weinholtz, Jeffrey Dudiak, and Donald A. Smith. Friends Association for Higher Education, 2014. 293 pages. $19.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. […]
Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a recipient of the college’s Homer L. Dodge Award for excellence in teaching. He is most closely associated with Patuxent Meeting in Calvert County, Md.
Posted in: June/July 2014: Concepts of God, June/July 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel By Dov Waxman. Princeton University Press, 2016. 316 pages. $29.95/Hardcover; […]
Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and currently serves as the Manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he is the author of the Pendle Hill Pamphlet Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions? A Quaker Zionist Rethinks Palestinian Rights (reviewed in our October 2017 issue). He is also a regular contributor to Minds of the Movement, an ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance.
Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
By Jennie Isbell and J. Brent Bill. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 186 pages. $16/paperback; $12.99 eBook. When I started my job […]
Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and the current director of education at Pendle Hill. He is the author of Letters to a Fellow Seeker: A Short Introduction to the Quaker Way and Revelation and Revolution: Answering the Call to Radical Faithfulness.
Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
By Drew G. I. Hart. Herald Press, 2016. 157 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook. A few months ago, I walked to […]
By Steve Chase. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (Number 431), 2015. 36 pages. $7/pamphlet. This Pendle Hill pamphlet was based on a […]
Born into a Jewish family, Harvey Gillman has been a seeker for most of his life. As outreach secretary for British Quakers, he wrote A Light That Is Shining. Other works include, A Minority of One and Consider the Blackbird. He has led workshops and lectured in many places in the Quaker world. He is a member of Brighton Meeting in England.
Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
By George Lakey. Melville House, 2018. 224 pages. $16.99/paperback; $13.99/eBook (title available December 2018). In June 1934 Quaker biblical scholar […]
Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), the manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), and an organizer with the Occupation Free DC anti-police brutality campaign. He is a published author and a regular contributor to ICNC's Minds of the Movement blog.
Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Steve Chase. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 445), 2017. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet. Which side are you on? In the Israel–Palestine […]
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.
Posted in: Conscience, October 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
A letter to a fictional seeker.
This is the first chapter of Letters to a Fellow Seeker: A Short Introduction To The Quaker Way, which includes true stories about Quaker faith and practice by a member of the Quaker Quest national training team written in letters to a fictional seeker. Letters was published earlier this year by QuakerPress of FGC, and has been selected as Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s “One Book, One Yearly Meeting” selection.
Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and the national Quaker Quest traveling team. He is the founding director of the environmental studies master's program in Advocacy for Social Justice and Sustainability at Antioch University New England and a local activist in the international Transition Town Movement. He will be giving the 2013 Stephen Cary Lecture at Pendle Hill in Wallingford, Pa., on May 21, 2013.
Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality, Features
To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken