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Jonathan-Kornegay

Stewardship Brought to the Streets of Our Capital

I鈥檝e been surrounded by Quakerism since I was about three years old. From preschool through fifth grade, I attended Goshen [鈥

Jonathan Kornegay, Grade 9, Westtown School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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A Loving Quaker Journey to BDS

A Friend struggles to find a position on the Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions Movement.

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on Baltimore Yearly Meeting Peace and Social Concerns Committee and the D.C. Peace Team. She is also on the steering committee for the Quaker Palestine Israel Network.

Posted in: Features, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Trouble in the Tribe; We Will Not Be Silenced; On AntiSemitism

Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel By Dov Waxman. Princeton University Press, 2016. 316 pages. $29.95/Hardcover; [鈥

Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and currently serves as the Manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he is the author of the Pendle Hill Pamphlet Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions? A Quaker Zionist Rethinks Palestinian Rights (reviewed in our October 2017 issue). He is also a regular contributor to Minds of the Movement, an ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance.

Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Living in Dark Times

By Rex Ambler. Pendle Hill, 2017. 27 pages. $7/Pamphlet. Reading the title of this pamphlet calls up images of the [鈥

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

Posted in: February 2018, February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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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.

Posted in: Forum, September 2017
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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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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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