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Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.

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Books January 2014

Reviews, featuring titles from Mark Nepo, Lester Brown, Jill Suzanne Shook, Margery Post Abbott, and Reza Aslan.

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Timeless Quaker Wisdom

Review: Timeless Quaker Wisdom In Plainsong

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.


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Books September 2013

Reviews of Carrie Newcomer’s “Kindred Spirits: A Collection,” Jim Wallis’s “On God’s Side,” Mark Townsend’s “Jesus Through Pagan Eyes,” James […]

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Books February 2013

Reviewed this month: Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. By Rabbi Michael Lerner. Reviewed by […]

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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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Heart of Oneness: A Little Book of Connection

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
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Le Flambeau School of Driving

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
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Unlearning God: How Unbelieving Helped Me Believe

By Philip Gulley. Convergent Books, 2018. 224 pages. $22.99/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. The words “unlearning” and “unbelieving” make it plain that this […]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Much of the conservative Baptist Church of his childhood years now seems a remote though still treasured world.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Holistic-Islam

Holistic Islam: Sufism, Transformation, and the Challenge of Our Time

By Kabir Helminski. White Cloud Press, 2017. 140 pages. $14.95/Paperback; $13.99/eBook. Kabir Edmund Helminski is a well‐known American writer on […]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. He has traveled to the Muslim world several times on visits to his Arab in-law family.


Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
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