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Quaker Students’ Reading List for President Trump

24 book recommendations from the Student Voices Project.

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Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Power in Japan: The Ocean of Light above the Ocean of Darkness

The Ocean of Light above the Ocean of Darkness “…there was an ocean of darkness and death; but an infinite […]

Karen Street, a member of Berkeley (Calif.) Meeting, continues to work on climate change. Her new work is exploring cultural theory of risk: how our worldview makes changing our minds so difficult, by shaping where we see risk, determining who we see as experts, and locking us into we-good, they-bad perceptions of those who disagree.

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

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

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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 […]

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Changing the “Me” to “We”

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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Young Adult Friends’ Picks

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

Starred items denote a title that Friends Journal has reviewed in the past.

Posted in: Book Club, November 2013: Books and Writing
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Friends Journal’s mission is to communicate Quaker experience in order to connect and deepen spiritual lives. Join our community! (If […]

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The Future Is Accessible

A silent podcast goes viral and points to ways to share Quakerism.

Jessica Hubbard-Bailey is the host and executive producer of Young Quaker Podcast and a member of her local meeting in the United Kingdom.

Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
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An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. Beacon Press, 2014. 296 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. This book is part of Beacon Press’s ReVisioning American History […]

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 Solicitor’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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