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Rise Again Songbook: Words & Chords to Nearly 1200 Songs

Edited by Peter Blood and Annie Patterson. Hal-Leonard, 2015. 300 pages. $22.50 (7x10) or $25 (9x12)/spiral bound. Discount for 15 […]

Patricia Morrison attends South Mountain Meeting in Ashland, Ore. A folk singer/songwriter helping create a farm sanctuary, she also works with artists, writers, musicians, and creative professionals to help them shine their light into the world with focus, funding, and fulfillment (innerfireouterlight​.com).


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With a Tender Hand: A Resource Book for Eldership and Oversight

By Zélie Gross. Quaker Books, 2015. 432 pages. $20/paperback. This is a thorough and useful resource book for Friends in […]

Marty Grundy has served on ministry and oversight committees (by a variety of names) for many years. She recently transferred to Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting in New England Yearly Meeting.


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Intimacy with God: Real Life Stories from What Canst Thou Say?

Edited by Mariellen Gilpin, Earl Smith, and Judy Lumb. Producciones de la Hamaca, 2015. 181 pages. $20/paperback. $9.99/eBook. What Canst […]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Currently he is preparing some thoughts about rereading the Psalms.


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Unlacing the Heart: Connecting with What Really Matters

By Henry B. Freeman. John’s Press, 2015. 130 pages. $14.95/paperback. Unlacing the Heart: Connecting with What Really Matters is Henry […]

Ann Venable is the development director for Baltimore Yearly Meeting. She has been a professional fundraiser for many years.


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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.”


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This We Can Do: Quaker Faith in Action through the Alternatives to Violence Project

By Sally Herzfeld and Alternatives to Violence Project members. James Backhouse Lecture, 2015. 63 pages. $5/pamphlet. “Never doubt that a […]

Martha Baer is an AVP facilitator at the Maryland Correctional Institution–Jessup (MCI-J) and is active with Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform (MAJR). She attends Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and is an organizational development consultant at the University of Maryland.


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A Quietness Within: The Quiet Way as Faith and Spirituality

By Elaine Pryce. Pendle Hill Pamphlets #434, 2015. 33 pages. $7/pamphlet. For Friends who have spent decades practicing quietude, or […]

Judith Favor is a contemplative abiding at Claremont (Calif.) Meeting. Like Elaine Pryce, she knows “the quiet way has always been, at some instinctive level, indivisible from the topography of my own inner landscape.”


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You Are My Witnesses: Witness and Testimony in the Biblical and Quaker Traditions

By Thomas Gates. Pendle Hill Pamphlets #435, 2015. 36 pages. $7/pamphlet. The use of eyeglasses spread rapidly in Europe following […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks. He is a member of Community Friends in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Essential Elias Hicks is his most recent book for Friends.


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