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Detmer Kremer is a writer and reader based out of the Netherlands and London, where he is currently attending graduate school. He is a former participant of Quaker Voluntary Service in Atlanta, and considers Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting one of his homes.
Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
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.
Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Reflections on performance art among Friends.
A Bible scholar, filmmaker, playwright, activist, and actor, Peterson Toscano playfully explores the serious worlds of LGBTQ issues, religion, and climate change. After spending 17 years attempting to “de-gay” himself through gay conversion therapy, he came out a quirky, queer Quaker who recognizes the power of storytelling, petersontoscano.com.
Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
Gaskill—Catherine Balderston Jones Gaskill, 90, of John Knox Village, Orange City, Fla., on July 27, 2017. Cathy was born on […]
Hegemony How‐To: A Road Map for Radicals. By Jonathan Matthew Smucker. AK Press, 2017. 280 pages. $16.95/paperback; $16.99/eBook. Against Doom: A […]
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 (ICNC) in Washington, D.C. He is the author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets and a regular contributor to Minds of the Movement, an ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance.
Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries, Uncategorized
Student Voices: ” Teaching one another our different ways is how communities can improve each individual’s life. This may sound […]
24 book recommendations from the Student Voices Project.
The energy to appear strong and the socially imposed obligation to rise above it all can be exhausting.
Valerie Brown is a retreat leader, writer, leadership coach, and principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC, specializing in application and integration of mindfulness in daily life (leadsmartcoaching.com). She is ordained in the Order of Interbeing by Thich Nhat Hanh and is a member of Solebury (Pa.) Meeting.
Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
By Michael Birkel. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 438), 2016. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine”—some of us can remember […]
Brad Sheeks is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.
Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken