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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
News from Friends.
Are We Ready to Make the Necessary Changes? by Vanessa Julye
Building White Racial Stamina by Elizabeth A. Oppenheimer
Greater Racial Diversity Requires Greater Theological Diversity by Adria Gulizia
Expectant Visions of a Christian Anarchist by Zae Asa Illo
We Are Not John Woolman by Gabbreell James
An Interview with the Co‐clerks of Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force
The Mystic Soul of a More Whole Religious Society by Viv Hawkins (Online Feature)
Sonnet For George Fox’s Margaret by Jane Yolen