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Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker: A Humble Stumble Toward Simplicity and Grace

By J. Brent Bill. Abingdon Press, 2015. 208 pages. $16.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. In Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker, Brent Bill [鈥

Diane Reynolds is a member of Stillwater Meeting in Barnesville, Ohio, and a former member of Patapsco Meeting in Ellicott City, Md.


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Our Life Is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey

By Marcelle Martin. Inner Light Books, 2016. 230 pages. $30/hardcover; $17.50/paperback; $10/eBook. Marcelle Martin, known to many for her work [鈥

Marty Grundy is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting of New England Yearly Meeting.


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A Language for the Inward Landscape: Spiritual Wisdom from the Quaker Movement

By Brian Drayton and William P. Taber Jr. Tract Association of Friends, 2016. 180 pages. $20/hardcover. Late in the fourth [鈥

Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quaker history, faith, and practice. His most recent book is The Essential Elias Hicks.


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Eastern Light: Awakening to Presence in Zen, Quakerism, and Christianity

By Steve Smith. QUPublishing, subsidiary of Quaker Universalist Fellowship, 2015. 232 pages. $22/paperback; $8.99/eBook. 鈥淲ho, other than Friends, are genuinely [鈥

Judith Favor appreciates the gladdening light of Steve Smith鈥檚 presence as f/Friend, teacher, guide, and neighbor at Pilgrim Place in Claremont, Calif.


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How to Read Job

By John H. Walton and Tremper Longman III. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 208 pages. $20/paperback; $16.99/eBook. Stop me if you have [鈥

Douglas Bennett is president emeritus of Earlham College. He is a member of Durham (Maine) Meeting (New England Yearly Meeting).


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Spreading the Fire: Challenging and Encouraging Friends through Travel in the Ministry

By Debbie Humphries. Pendle Hill Pamphlets #436, 2015. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. I travel in ministry quite a bit. And, for [鈥

Brent Bill is Friends General Conference鈥檚 associate secretary for communications, publications, and outreach. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book is Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker.


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Metaphors of Meaning

By Linda Wilson. Pendle Hill Pamphlets #437, 2016. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. The spiritual life is a journey. That metaphorical statement [鈥

Bob Dixon-Kolar, a community college English instructor, lives in northern Illinois and is a member of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.


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A Lesson in Hope

By Philip Gulley. Center Street, 2015. 260 pages. $24/hardcover; $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Phil Gulley鈥檚 latest novel, A Lesson in Hope, lives [鈥

Jim Hood teaches English and environmental studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. He is a member of Friendship Meeting, North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative).


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Delivering the Truth (A Quaker Midwife Mystery)

By Edith Maxwell. Midnight Ink, 2016. 312 pages. $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. There is a new Quaker mystery series out, and it [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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