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Active Peace: A Mindful Path to a Nonviolent World

By G. Scott Brown. Collins Foundation Press, 2016. 197 pages. $19.95/paperback. I learned about this book through the Metta Center [鈥

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Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment

By Wenonah Hauter. The New Press, 2016. 276 pages. $27.95/hardcover. Food & Water Watch is a national organization with state [鈥

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Forum, September 2017

Letters from our readers: Overworked caregivers; Minding our Light?; More listening, less explaining. 馃敀


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A Centennial History of the American Friends Service Committee

By Gregory A. Barnes. Friends Press, 2016. 498 pages. $24.95/paperback. At the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists in 1994, [鈥

Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting. He has written extensively on Quaker history since 1800.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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ThisIsAnUprising

This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty鈥怓irst Century

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler. Nation Books, 2016. 368 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $15.99/eBook. [Buy on Quakerbooks] Toward the end of This [鈥

Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and the author of Letters to a Fellow Seeker: A Short Introduction to the Quaker Way and Revelation and Revolution: Answering the Call to Radical Faithfulness.


Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
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Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith

By Ruah Swennerfelt. Quaker Institute for the Future Focus Book 10, 2016. 111 pages. $15/paperback; free PDF available at quakerinstitute鈥.org. [鈥

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


Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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What We鈥檙e Fighting for Now Is Each Other: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice

By Wen Stephenson. Beacon Press, 2015. 239 pages. $24.95/hardcover; $18/paperback; $23.99/eBook. When I was young, our family would make an [鈥

Laura Jackson is a member of Merion (Pa.) Meeting and of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT).


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
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Interview with Lina Blount, author of 鈥淗alf a Quaker鈥

FJ PODCAST SUBSCRIPTION: ITUNES | DOWNLOAD | RSS | STITCHER On the FJ Podcast. From the article: That walk further [鈥


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Building Community under Fire

To understand the Friendly testimonies, including equality, simplicity, and community, it is important to get to know some of the [鈥


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