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
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
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
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