Woodward—Mary Ellen Woodward, 100, on August 6, 2019, at Foxdale Village in State College, Pa. Mary Ellen was born on […]
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By Steve Luxenberg. W.W. Norton & Company, 2019. 624 pages. $35/hardcover; $19.95/paperback; $29.73/eBook.
J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney for more than 40 years. She is a sixth-generation Southerner who grew up in the 1950s in segregated Houston, Tex., and studied Southern history at Rice University. She now lives in the colony of the District of Columbia where the history of Plessy still marks the landscape.Posted in: February 2020, February 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
Is there a Quaker testimony that incorporates the ideal of becoming whole?
A member of Redwood Forest Meeting in Santa Rosa, Calif., Elizabeth Boardman has written a number of articles and books about Quaker faith and practice. Her latest, a thoughtful and sexy book with chapters on androgyny and leadings, is called Barbara and Elizabeth: Late Life Lovers.Posted in: Drugs, Reflection
By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg. Creston Books, 2019. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–14.
David Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world and Holocaust history.Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
By Naomi Shihab Nye. BOA Editions, Ltd., 2019. 128 pages. $24/hardcover; $17/paperback; $9.99/eBook.
Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and served as Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2004 to 2009.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Priya Satia. Penguin Press, 2018. 544 pages. $35/hardcover; $22/paperback (available in October); $15.99/eBook. This big book (approximately 420 pages […]
Larry Ingle was recently awarded the Friends Historical Association’s Kenneth Carroll Award for his article “Lessons from Quaker History: What’s an Historian to Say about Whittaker Chambers and Clarence Pickett?” in Quaker History. A member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting, he is retired from the History Department of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
A sign on the side of the road sparks a crisis of conscience.
Dayna Baily lives in southeastern Pennsylvania with her family, for whom plant-based cooking is both a delicious source of good nutrition and a private form of nonviolent protest against a cruel status quo. She worships at Penn Hill Meeting in Wakefield, Pa., and participates in Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Right Relationship with Animals Working Group.Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
By Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. Calkins Creek, 2018. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 9–12. The […]
Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Our introduction to the April issue on Humor in Religion.
By avoiding pacifism in the twentieth century, we skirted opportunities to unlearn racism.