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The Good War That Wasn’t—and Why It Matters: World War II’s Moral Legacy

By Ted Grimsrud. Cascade Books, 2014. 286 pages. $35/paperback; $9.99/eBook. “All war is immoral.” —Curtis LeMay, commander of American Air […]

William H. Mueller and his wife, Pat, are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. (under the care of Ottawa Meeting, Canadian Yearly Meeting). He taught biological and behavioral sciences at the University of Texas School of Public Health in 1975–2004, including courses in violence prevention and spiritual aspects of health.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
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Confessions of a Prison Chaplain

By Mary Brown. Waterside Press, 2014. 136 pages. $19.99/paperback. $9.99/eBook. When I read about Quakers in the prison environment, I […]

William H. Mueller is a member of St. Lawrence Valley (Allowed) Meeting (part of Ottawa Meeting in Canadian Yearly Meeting). He and his wife, Pat, were active for several years in local prison ministry and continue to produce a monthly inspirational newsletter for inmates, “The Inlook-Outlook Letter.”

Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison

By Joshua Dubler. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. 375 pages. $30/hardcover; $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Joshua Dubler spent one year in Pennsylvania’s […]

William Mueller and wife Pat are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. They are active in the meeting’s prison ministry in the region.

Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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Mark’s Friendly Voice

Finding a human Jesus and strong women in the Gospel of Mark.

William H. Mueller is a retired anthropologist who did research and taught in public health. He and his wife, Pat, are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. They edit a newsletter supporting their meeting’s prison ministry.

Posted in: December 2014, Features
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Becoming One Flesh

In the Christian tradition there is a persistent notion that sex is shameful, or at best a necessary evil. This […]

William H. Mueller taught biological and behavioral sciences at University of Texas School of Public Health. His writing can be found in several Quaker periodicals. He and his wife Pat edit a prison ministry newsletter, "Inlook-Outlook," and are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y.

Posted in: April 2013: Conflict and Eldering, Features
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"The Canaanite Woman," from the Tres Riches Heurers du Duc de Berry, Folio 1644. The Conde Museum, Chantilly.

The Woman Who Refused to Take “No” for an Answer

Testimonies of equality and community in early Christianity.

Bill and his wife, Pat, are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. (under the care of Ottawa Meeting in Ontario, Canada). He taught biological and behavioral sciences at the University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston from 1975 to 2004, including courses in violence prevention and spiritual aspects of health.

Posted in: Reflection, The Art of Dying
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Meditation on the Decalogue

The Decalogue, or Ten Commandments, was written on the stone tablets given to Moses on Mount Sinai as he led […]

William H. Mueller, a member of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y., retired in 2004 from a career of teaching Biological and Behavioral Sciences at University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston. This is his first published article on a religious theme.

Posted in: Features
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