Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by William Shetter in Friends Journal
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Reviews, featuring titles from Mark Nepo, Lester Brown, Jill Suzanne Shook, Margery Post Abbott, and Reza Aslan.
Selected, set to music, and recorded by Paulette Meier. Quaker Press of FGC, 2010. 37 minutes. $16.00/CD. The cover of […]
William Shetter was a member of Radnor (Pa.) Meeting in the early ’60s and has been an active member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting for more than 40 years.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews
Reviews of Carrie Newcomer’s “Kindred Spirits: A Collection,” Jim Wallis’s “On God’s Side,” Mark Townsend’s “Jesus Through Pagan Eyes,” James […]
Reviewed this month: Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. By Rabbi Michael Lerner. Reviewed by […]
Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]
By Jennifer Kavanagh. Christian Alternative Books, 2017. 88 pages. $10.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook. This meditation by a British Quaker may be modest […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting.
Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
By Peggy Senger Morrison. Unction Press, 2016. 314 pages. $15/paperback; $10/eBook. Rarely have I read a book focused on our […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. He has recently written on the psalms as spiritual directors.
Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Book reviews of “But Who Do You Say That I Am?” by Douglas Gwyn, “Gathering the Silence” by Eileen Kinch […]
By Chris Webb. InterVarsity Press, 2017. 192 pages. $17/paperback; $16.99/eBook. On the back cover of the book, the author, a […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Thanks to a long retirement, he has been blessed with nearly 25 years of contemplative time.
Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
Are We Ready to Make the Necessary Changes? by Vanessa Julye
Building White Racial Stamina by Elizabeth A. Oppenheimer
Greater Racial Diversity Requires Greater Theological Diversity by Adria Gulizia
Expectant Visions of a Christian Anarchist by Zae Asa Illo
We Are Not John Woolman by Gabbreell James
An Interview with the Co‐clerks of Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force
The Mystic Soul of a More Whole Religious Society by Viv Hawkins (Online Feature)
Sonnet For George Fox’s Margaret by Jane Yolen