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Ann Jerome is a member of Orlando (Fla.) Meeting in Southeastern Yearly Meeting. She has twice helped to found worship groups where she lives in Deland, Fla. Recently she served for two years as a Friend in residence at Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa.Posted in: Features, September 2019
By Richard Rohr, edited by Joelle Chase and Judy Traeger. Orbis Books, 2018. 288 pages. $22/paperback; $18.50/eBook. In the classic […]
Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting and a graduate of the Master of Ministry program at Earlham School of Religion. Like Richard Rohr, he is an Enneagram 1, so an engineer, Quaker, and recovering perfectionist who worries that his life and this review still aren’t quite right.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
By Irene Latham and Charles Waters, illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko. Carolrhoda Books, 2018. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. […]
Julia Copeland is the school librarian at Greene Street Friends School in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. She has spent the last three years growing the school library collection to reflect the diversity of the Greene Street Friends School community and the world we live in.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
How do we respond to the unthinkable?
Janice Pulliam is a resident of Patagonia, Ariz., and a member of Athens (Ga.) Meeting. She is also a member of Voices from the Border, a southern Arizona nonprofit, grassroots community action alliance dedicated to promoting human rights and environmental justice. Learn more at facebook.com/voicesfromtheborder.Posted in: Features, February 2019
By Kai Cheng Thom, illustrated by Wai‐Yant Li and Kai Yun Ching. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. […]
Retired school librarian Margaret T. Walden is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting. Some of her grandchildren, whom she loves dearly, are in the LGBTQ community.Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
Edited by Eddie Moore Jr., Ali Michael, and Marguerite W. Penick‐Parks. Corwin, 2018. 472 pages. $27.95/paperback or eBook. Some years […]
Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and lives at Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md. She is passionate about ending racism with a current emphasis on criminal justice reform.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
FJ Poetry: Talk of an unhinged jaw sent me plummeting…
I am adopted. Both my mom and my dad are white. Both of my sisters are also white. My brother […]
Abel Rupertus, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
I remember the night I told my mom I wasn’t exactly a girl. I was so worried about telling her. […]
Sawyer Beveridge, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
When I was about three years old, my family hired a babysitter named Chelsea. Chelsea was quite the culture shock […]
Chloe Arden Allman, Grade 9, Westtown SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?