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Building a Movement

Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow: an organizing guide

By Daniel Hunter. The Veterans of Hope Project, 2015. 71 pages. $10/paperback; $4/eBook. A number of yearly meetings have been […]

Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets, including Living Our Testimony on Equality: A White Friend’s Experience.


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The Class of '65

The Class of ’65: A Student, a Divided Town, and the Long Road to Forgiveness

By Jim Auchmutey. PublicAffairs, 2015. 270 pages. $25.99/hardcover; $17.99/eBook. In the fall of 1960, the school board of Americus, Ga., […]

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Racism.


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Everyone Belongs to God

Everyone Belongs to God: Discovering the Hidden Christ

By Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt, edited by Charles E. Moore. Plough Publishing House, 2015. 138 pages. $12/paperback; $9.99/eBook. So what does […]

Brent Bill is a writer, retreat leader, and member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting. His newest book is Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker: A Humble Stumble toward Simplicity and Grace. He serves as Friends General Conference’s associate secretary of communications, publications, and outreach.


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TheRebirthingofGod

The Rebirthing of God: Christianity’s Struggle for New Beginnings

By John Philip Newell. SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2014. 135 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. In The Rebirthing of God, Celtic peacemaker John […]

Judith Favor, a lifelong contemplative, belongs to Claremont Meeting in Southern California. She savors memories of shared meals with John Philip Newell at a Spiritual Directors International conference, and worship in the courtyard of Casa del Sol at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico.


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Finding My Radical Soul

Finding My Radical Soul: A Memoir

By Frances Crowe. Haley’s, 2015. 281 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $24.95/paperback; $11/eBook. Frances Crowe’s life is a shining light for all Friends. […]

Ruah Swennerfelt lives in Charlotte, Vt., and is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She currently serves as clerk of New England Yearly Meeting’s Earthcare Ministry Committee. She is active with Transition Town Charlotte and Vermont Interfaith Power and Light.


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A Death Chosen, A Life Given

By Hannah Russell. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (Number 432), 2015. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet. A Death Chosen, A Life Given is a […]

Amy Whiffen grew up attending Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting and is now a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting, where she lives. She works at a hospital in New York City on patient-centered care.


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Silent Voices

Silent Voices: A Family Memoir

By Judith Wright Favor. Pilgrimage Press, 2014. 153 pages. $10.99/paperback. Judith Wright Favor is a former pilot and pastor, now […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program in Brown University’s English Department, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


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Requiem, Rwanda

By Laura Apol. Michigan State University Press, 2015. 101 pages. $19.95/paperback; $15.95/eBook.   Requiem, Rwanda was a revelation for me: […]

Catherine Wald is a poet and freelance writer whose first chapbook, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2011. She is a member of Amawalk (N.Y.) Meeting.


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