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Recs4Trump

Quaker Studentsā€™ Reading List for President Trump

24 book recommendations from the Student Voices Project.

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In a meeting for worship in the early 1940s a young woman, fairly new to Friends, felt the irresistible urge [ā€¦]

Marty Paxson Grundy is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting. ©2002 Marty Paxson Grundy

Posted in: Features
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Book Clubs of Friends Meetings

Friends share what their meetings are reading.

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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 [ā€¦]

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Changing the ā€œMeā€ to ā€œWeā€

Managing conflicts in the absence of shared beliefs.

Benjamin Lloyd is a professional actor and teaches theater at Penn State Brandywine campus. He founded White Pines Productions in 2009, "dedicated to creating a place where community members and artists come together to make new work in the performing arts." He is a member of Abington (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: April 2013: Conflict and Eldering, Features
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dockhorn-steps

Eleven Steps toward an Enduring World

A fiercely idealistic vision of a humanity cured of its addiction to violence and war.

Robert Dockhorn, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., was trained as a European historian. He is a former administrator of Testimonies and Concerns programs for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and a former senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Features, February 2019
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Young Adult Friendsā€™ Picks

A selection of the responses from our survey asking young adult Friends (ages 18ā€“35) to share their reading recommendations on [ā€¦]

Starred items denote a title thatĀ Friends JournalĀ has reviewed in the past.

Posted in: Book Club, November 2013: Books and Writing
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The author's grandparents on the porch of their cabin in Kentucky.

Jesse Stuartā€™s The Thread That Runs So True

A ninthā€grade assigned reading foreshadows a vocation to teach.

Robert Stephen Dicken is a member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. Since retiring in 2002 from teaching high school English, he can be found reading, writing, drawing, guitar-playing, community volunteering, bragging about his three sons, and entertaining five grandchildren.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
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anindiginouspeople

An Indigenous Peoplesā€™ History of the United States

By Roxanne Dunbarā€Ortiz. Beacon Press, 2014. 296 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. This book is part of Beacon Pressā€™s ReVisioning American History [ā€¦]

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism. He previously worked for over 20 years as an attorney in the Indian Affairs Division of the Solicitorā€™s Office of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Posted in: January 2017 Books, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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Rescue and Jessica: A Lifeā€Changing Friendship

By Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, illustrated by Scott Magoon. Candlewick Press, 2018. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for [ā€¦]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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