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Books January 2013

Ending Cycles of Violence: Kenyan Quaker Peacemaking Response after the 2007 Election By Judy Lumb. Producciones de la Hamaca (Belize) […]

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Assimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith

By D. L. Mayfield. HarperOne, 2016. 224 pages. $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook.  [Buy on Quakerbooks] I grew up an Evangelical Friend. Despite […]

Brent Bill is Friends General Conference’s associate secretary for communications, publications, and outreach. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book is Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality (Second Edition).

Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
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© Marta Rusek

Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2018

Popular books at the 2018 FGC Gathering

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© Marta Rusek

Quaker Bestsellers 2017

The top ten best‐selling books from the 2017 FGC Gathering.

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The Ministry of the Written Word

Quakers Uniting in Publications (QUIP) is an international consortium of Quaker book publishers, book sellers, authors, and periodical publishers. This […]

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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On the Spirituality of Lightheartedness

By Helen Steere Horn. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 456), 2019. 26 pages. $7/pamphlet.

J. Brent Bill, a member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. His newest book Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love is slated for release this month.

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Lens on Syria: A Photographic Tour of Its Ancient and Modern Culture

By Daniel Demeter. Just World Books, 2016. 304 pages. $49.99/hardcover; $29.99/paperback. While I do know a fair amount about photography, […]

Brent Bill is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love will be released in September 2019.

Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
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On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old

By Parker J. Palmer. Berrett‐Koehler Publishers, 2018. 192 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. I rarely read a book with a highlighter in […]

Brent Bill is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book _Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love_ is slated for release in September 2019.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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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 […]

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

Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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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.

Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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