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I Want You to Be: On the God of Love

By Tom谩拧 Hal铆k, translated by Gerald Turner. University of Notre Dame Press, 2016. 189 pages. $25/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. Tom谩拧 Hal铆k, a [鈥

Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa. Kendal Meeting is a member of Western Quarterly Meeting of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: Conscience, October 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Trying to Be Truthful

By Chel Avery. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 455), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet. eflections on trying to be truthful are particularly [鈥

Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa., part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. A retired professor of philosophy, he has long been interested in philosophical questions regarding truth and knowledge.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
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What Is Justice?: A Personal Exploration

By Bill Denham. Fernwood Press, 2019. 70 pages. $14/paperback.

Tom Paxson, a retired philosophy professor, is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa.

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Resurrecting Wounds: Living in the Afterlife of Trauma

By Shelly Rambo. Baylor University Press, 2017. 196 pages. $29.95/hardcover or eBook; $24.95/paperback. Christianity was born in trauma, but do [鈥

Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal (Pa.) Meeting, Western Quarter, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Face to Face: Early Quaker Encounters with the Bible

By T. Vail Palmer Jr. Barclay Press, 2016. 288 pages. $20/paperback. In Face to Face, T. Vail Palmer Jr. creates [鈥

Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa. Kendal Meeting is a member of Western Quarterly Meeting of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
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Grounded: Finding God in the World鈥擜 Spiritual Revolution

By Diana Butler Bass. HarperOne, 2015. 336 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $14.99/paperback; $10.99/eBook. 鈥淲here is God?鈥 Answer: 鈥淚n the neighborhood.鈥 This question鈥恆nd鈥恆nswer [鈥

Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal Meeting at Kendal Crosslands retirement community in Kennett Square, Pa. He has been involved in ecumenical work on behalf of Friends聽for many years.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Testimony: Quakerism and Theological Ethics

By Rachel Muers. SCM Press, 2015. 192 pages. $56/paperback or eBook. Testimony is an exploration of the source, character, and [鈥

Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal Meeting of Kendal at Longwood in Kennett Square, Pa., and has been involved in ecumenical work for Friends General Conference since 1990.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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