Schmitz‐Hertzberg—Kathleen Brookhouse Schmitz‐Hertzberg, 102, on January 29, 2019, peacefully, in her sleep, in Stouffville, Ontario, Canada. Kathleen was born on […]
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It is time for people of conscience to embrace the brothers and sisters among us.
By Jan Thornhill. Groundwood Books, 2018. 44 pages. $18.95/hardcover; $16.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Jan Thornhill has created a beautiful […]
Katie Green attends Clearwater Meeting in Dunedin, Fla. She is a storyteller, workshop facilitator, and writer.Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
Hopelessness and burnout lead a Friend to rediscover an archaic form of hope.
Kate Davies is a member of Whidbey Island (Wash.) Meeting and author of Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times. She is also senior fellow at the Whidbey Institute and professor emeritus at Antioch University.Posted in: Features, September 2018
FJ Review: “As they spend time in the garden, the little girl asks her grandmother questions. All of the questions relate […]
Eileen Redden is the assistant book review editor for Friends Journal. She worships in Lewes, Del.Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
A memoir through books.
James W. Hood teaches nineteenth-century British literature, composition, and American nature writing at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. He is a member of Greensboro’s Friendship Meeting.Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
Taran—Christina May Lahmer Taran, 96, on December 3, 2016, in Edmonds, Wash. A twin, Christina was born on January 26, […]
By Michelle Barker, illustrated by Renne Benoit. Pajama Press, 2015. 40 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 6–9. As a child […]
Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is a writer and lecturer whose publications include Pendle Hill Pamphlet #419 Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-being.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
By D. L. Mayfield. HarperOne, 2016. 224 pages. $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. [Buy on Quakerbooks] I grew up an Evangelical Friend. Despite […]
Brent Bill is Friends General Conference’s associate secretary for communications, publications, and outreach. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book is Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality (Second Edition).Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
How do we reach out to younger Friends struggling to find a local community?
Greg Woods is a lifelong Quaker whose leading is toward campus ministry. He is currently starting a network of Quaker campus ministries. A member of Columbia (Mo.) Meeting, he attends First Friends Meeting of Greensboro, N.C., with his wife, Jenn Bonsall, and their infant daughter, Margaret Rae Bonsall. He can be contacted at [email protected].Posted in: Features, Quakers and Social Media