By Ejaz Naqvi. White Cloud Press, 2017. 308 pages. $21.99/Paperback. Ejaz Naqvi, a practicing physician specializing in chronic pain management, […]
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The Three Abrahamic Testaments: How the Torah, Gospels, and Qur’an Hold the Keys for Healing Our Fears
Max L. Carter retired in 2015 as the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College. He and his wife continue to lead annual service-learning trips to Palestine and Israel and volunteer at the Friends Schools in Ramallah.
Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
Edited by Christopher Densmore, Carol Faulkner, Nancy Hewitt, and Beverly Wilson Palmer. University of Illinois Press, 2017. 304 pages. $75/hardcover; […]
Marty Grundy is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.
Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
Bringing a new sense of purpose to an underused meeting library. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an […]
Ruth McNeill is a member of Corvallis (Ore.) Meeting. She is a retired preschool and elementary school teacher, an amateur weaver, and an amateur writer.
Posted in: Features, Quaker Libraries
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Testimonies of equality and community in early Christianity.
Bill and his wife, Pat, are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. (under the care of Ottawa Meeting in Ontario, Canada). He taught biological and behavioral sciences at the University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston from 1975 to 2004, including courses in violence prevention and spiritual aspects of health.
Posted in: Reflection, The Art of Dying
Is membership a pragmatic arrangement or a spiritual experience?
Marisa Johnson has been serving as secretary to Friends World Committee for Consultation Europe and Middle East Section since 2008, and this has given her the opportunity of seeing many forms of Quaker worship and community building. Membership is often a central theme in becoming and maintaining community.
The article is taken from thoughts from an address that Johnson gave to Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering in 2014.
Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Online Features
By Harvey Cox. Harvard University Press, 2016. 278 pages. $26.95/hardcover or eBook. [Buy on QuakerBooks] The ancient view of the […]
Chris Mohr is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and is a trustee of Friends Publishing Corporation.
Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
By John Lampen. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 441), 2016. 33 pages. $7/pamphlet. Many have found their way to the Religious […]
Brad Sheeks is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and with his wife, Patricia McBee, has moved to Newtown, Pa., to enjoy retirement and live closer to daughter, Jennie, and her family.
Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Harvey Gillman. The Friend Publications, 2016. 56 pages. $9/paperback (available from QuakerBooks). British Friend Harvey Gillman deserves to be […]
By Reverend Elizabeth M. Edman. Beacon Press, 2016. 181 pages. $25.95/hardcover; $24.99/eBook. Before we begin, let us pause for a […]
Mitchell Santine Gould is a gay and Quaker historian who is writing a book on Walt Whitman. He runs an Airbnb destination in Portland, Ore., called PDX Wheelhouse, and is the curator of Leavesofgrass.org.
Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media