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Money and Soul

By Pamela Haines. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 450), 2018. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. Fretting about economics and money is not new […]

Diana Roose is a member of Oberlin (Ohio) Meeting and a Friend in Residence at Friends Committee on National Legislation in Washington, D.C.


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Giving Up Something Good for Something Better

By Sister Alegria del Señor and Sister Confianza del Señor (Beth Blodgett and Prairie Naoma Cutting). Amigas Press, 2017. 362 […]

is a librarian who lives in the Driftless region of southwest Wisconsin, where she and her family have a diversified farm of animals, gardens, and mushrooms.


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Radical Friend: Amy Kirby Post and Her Activist Worlds

By Nancy A. Hewitt. The University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 440 pages. $39.95/hardcover; $29.99/eBook. Throughout American history, the Quaker […]

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and has served on the Board of Trustees of Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.


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The Leveller Revolution: Radical Political Organisation in England, 1640–1650

By John Rees. Verso, 2016. 512 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $19.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Some Friends hold that the first generation of Quakers belong […]

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


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Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five

By Miko Peled. Just World Books, 2018. 224 pages. $22.95/paperback; $20.99/eBook. In Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation […]

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting, a Steering Committee member of the Quaker Palestine Israel Network, and serves on Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Peace and Social Concerns Committee.


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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

By Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin. St. Martin’s Press, 2018. 272 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback (available June 2019); $13.99/eBook. […]

Judith Favor, a member of Claremont (Calif.) Meeting, befriended Rosie Alfaro in 1999. Their enduring friendship powered Judith’s work with AVP and sparked her efforts to end the death penalty.


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The Divine Mind: Exploring the Psychological History of God’s Inner Journey

By Michael Gellert. Prometheus Books, 2018. 286 pages. $26/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. As a Conservative Jew—the muddled middle between Reform and Orthodox—I […]

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting and retired as an arts critic from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.


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