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Books November 2012

Our annual extensive selection of books

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A Fundamentalist’s Journey Toward Simplicity

Daniel Suelo, now widely known as “the man who quit money,” had a long, sometimes frustrating spiritual journey toward understanding […]

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More Money, More Problems

Or so the saying goes. In our next Friends Journal book club installment, we’ll talk about the effect of money […]

Jana Llewellyn is the associate editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Book Club, October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quakers, Contemplative Activists

I didn’t start out a Quaker. I began as a Catholic, which in one respect is as far from Quakerism […]

Charlie Finn has a counseling practice, is a published poet (www.poetrybycharlescfinn.com), and glories to live in the country with his wife Penny tending to their animals and gardens. He is a member of Roanoke (Va.) Friends Meeting.

Posted in: Departments, June/July 2012: Faith, Practice, and Community
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Understanding Ourselves, Respecting the Differences

Understanding Ourselves, Respecting the Differences

Quakers sometimes view conflicts between the branches of our faith as trivial. These conflicts, however, express real differences, and we should […]

Posted in: Features
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Are We Christian?

In his book Why Friends are Friends, Jack Willcuts claims that the first thing to say about us Quakers is […]

Newton Garver is a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features
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‘The Power,’ Quaking, and the Rediscovery of Primitive Quakerism

“The Power of the Lord,” or just simply, “The Power,” was a very important concept to the early Quakers, but […]

Scott Martin is a longtime attender at Centre Meeting in Centreville, Delaware.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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How to Be Happy

The basic question addressed by religion is not “Does God exist?” but rather “How can we find eternal happiness in […]

Peter Bien, a member of Hanover (N.H.) Meeting, is emeritus professor of English and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College and clerk of the Pendle Hill Publications

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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