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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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Interview with Friends Journal’s Assistant Book Review Editor

We talk with the editor of our children’s book reviews.

Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she’s been attending a worship group at Cadbury Senior Living in Lewes, Del. She has served as the volunteer assistant book review editor of Friends Journal since 2008. To contact Eileen about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected]​friendsjournal.​org.

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.


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Interview with Friends Journal’s Book Review Editor 

An interview with our Books editor Karie Firoozmand.

Karie Firoozmand is the book review editor and a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Stony Run. She has two sons and lives with her husband near Baltimore. Karie’s interests include dance, exercise, history, literature, and travel. She speaks Farsi and has traveled to Iran. Karie joined Friends Journal as the book review editor in June 2011. To contact Karie about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected]​friendsjournal.​org.

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.


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Lee B. Thomas

Thomas—Lee B. Thomas, 90, on August 23, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. Lee was born on May 27, 1926, in Washington […]

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An Early Assessment: U.S. Quakerism in the 20th Century: Papers from the Quaker History Roundtable, June 8–11, 2017

Edited by Chuck Fager. Kimo Press, 2017. 235 pages. $11.95/Paperback. In the interest of full disclosure, this reviewer spent several […]

Mitchell Santine Gould is a leading authority on Walt Whitman’s Quakerism, and runs the website LeavesOfGrass​.Org. His analysis of Transcendentalism as the secularization of Quakerism has appeared in Quaker History and in Quaker Theology. He is an attender at Multnomah Friends Meeting in Portland, Ore.


Posted in: February 2018, February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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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 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 November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]

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A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience

By Emerson W. Baker. Oxford University Press, 2014. 398 pages. $29.95/hardcover; $21.99/eBook. Emerson W. Baker’s book begins on a surprising […]

Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. His great-aunt nine times removed, Mary Parker, was one of the women hanged in 1692.


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Benjamin Harrison Thomas

Thomas—Benjamin Harrison Thomas, 76, on November 14, 2017, at home in Ukiah, Calif. Benj was born on March 15, 1941, […]

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