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Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist (Books)

By David Hartsough, with Joyce Hollyday. PM Press, 2014. 243 pages. $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. When David Hartsough was seven years old [鈥

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and a former senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Philadelphia Quakers and the Antislavery Movement / Quakers and Abolition

Philadelphia Quakers and the Antislavery Movement: By Brian Temple. McFarland & Company Inc., 2014. 240 pages. $39.95/paperback; $24.99/eBook.   Quakers [鈥

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of聽Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America.聽He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and serves on the Friends Journal聽board of trustees.


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Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race (Books)

By Debby Irving. Elephant Room Press, 2014. 288 pages. $15/paperback. I can only begin this way: No matter how many [鈥

Donna McDaniel, a member of Framingham (Mass.) Meeting, is co-author of Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans, and the Myth of Racial Justice. She is a freelance writer and editor with a special concern to promote racial justice and community.


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Thee and Me: A Beginner鈥檚 Guide to Early Quaker Records (Books)

By Lisa Parry Arnold. Self鈥恜ublished, 2014. 196 pages. $19.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. As presented in the preface, this guidebook for Quaker family [鈥

Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection librarian and archivist at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.


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The Twelve Degrees of Silence (Books)

By Sr. Marie鈥怉im茅e de J茅sus, O.C.D. Edited and translated by Lucinda M. Vardey. Novalis, 2014. 79 pages. $12.95/paperback Silence is [鈥

Judith Favor finds that intentional times of silence make a great difference in the effort to balance work, worship, family, friends, community service, creative writing, and physical well-being. She is a member of Claremont (Calif.) Meeting.


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Ordinary Miracles: Awakening to the Holy Work of Parenting / Their Name Is Today: Reclaiming Childhood in a Hostile World (Books)

Ordinary Miracles: By Rachel S. Gerber. Herald Press, 2014. 145 pages. $12.99/paperback; $8.99/eBook.   Their Name Is Today: By Johann [鈥

Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are storytellers, booksellers, and co-authors of the Earthcare for Childrencurriculum.


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What Is Experiment with Light? (Books in Brief)

By Rex Ambler. The Experiment with Light Network, 2014. 28 pages. 拢3/pamphlet. Readers may note that the price of this pamphlet [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the Friends Journal books editor.


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Reflections of a Quaker: A Blank Slate Theology (Books in Brief)

By Warren L. Treuer. 338 pages. Self鈥恜ublished, 2014. $24.99/paperback. Sometimes those with long experience give the gift of sharing insights [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the Friends Journal books editor.


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Paths of Faith in the Landscape of Science: Three Quakers Check Their Compass (Books in Brief)

By George M. Strunz, Michael R. Miller, and Keith Helmuth. Chapel Street Editions, 2014. 121 pages. $15/paperback. In this collection [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the Friends Journal books editor.


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Friendly Invasion (Books in Brief)

By Daniel Turner. Booklocker, 2014. 517 pages. $21.95/paperback; $3.99/eBook. The background of this novel comes from Daniel Turner鈥檚 earlier novel, [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the Friends Journal books editor.


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