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Between the World and Me

By Ta‐Nehisi Coates. Spiegel & Grau, 2015. 152 pages. $24/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. I came to this slim but important book, this […]

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies.


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Tracking Down Ecological Guidance: Presence, Beauty, Survival

By Keith Helmuth. Chapel Street Editions, 2015. 243 pages. $20/paperback. In the first chapter of Tracking Down Ecological Guidance, Keith […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


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GreenFaith: Mobilizing God’s People to Save the Earth

By Fletcher Harper. Abingdon Press, 2015. 178 pages. $19.99/paperback or eBook. In the glut of supposedly “eco‐friendly” products, it’s tempting […]

Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting, a graduate of Earlham School of Religion, and a systems engineer with a particular interest in pilgrimage, nature, sacred space, and the intimate relation of science and faith.


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Early Quakers and Their Theological Thought: 1647–1723

Edited by Stephen W. Angell and Pink Dandelion. Cambridge University Press, 2015. 340 pages. $120/hardcover; $96/eBook. “An institution is the […]

Brian Drayton attends Souhegan Meeting (Allowed) in Wilton, N.H.


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Twisted Shapes of Light

By William Jolliff. Cascade Books, 2015. 81 pages. $13/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The poems in Twisted Shapes of Light by William Jolliff […]

Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and served as Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2004 to 2009. He and his wife, Kathleen, offer retreats that fuse Parker J. Palmer’s Courage and Renewal work with reading and writing poetry. Their next retreat will be at Kirkridge in October 2016 (see kirkridge.org).


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