By Richard Rohr. Convergent Books, 2019. 272 pages. $26/hardcover; $12.99/eBook.
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Ken Jacobsen and his wife, Katharine, until her death in 2017, served as teachers and co-directors in Quaker communities such as Olney Friends School and Pendle Hill. Ken has taught theology and healing at Chicago Theological Seminary and has led retreats on Jesus’s teachings at Friends Center in Barnesville, Ohio. He keeps his home in Wisconsin as a poustinia, a retreat house for spiritual travelers.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
The founding of the mission in Kaimosi, Kenya.
Eden Grace is a member of New England Yearly Meeting and has served since 2013 as director of global ministries for Friends United Meeting (FUM). She spent nine years as a field officer for FUM at the Africa Ministries Office in Kisumu, Kenya. Eden describes her ministry as decolonizing Quaker mission. This article was adapted from the 2019 Michener Lecture of Southeastern Yearly Meeting, and reprinted with permission.Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
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Our pick of noteworthy videos from each season.
A sign on the side of the road sparks a crisis of conscience.
Dayna Baily lives in southeastern Pennsylvania with her family, for whom plant-based cooking is both a delicious source of good nutrition and a private form of nonviolent protest against a cruel status quo. She worships at Penn Hill Meeting in Wakefield, Pa., and participates in Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Right Relationship with Animals Working Group.Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
Quakers can be co‐conspirators, participants, creators, shapers, imaginers, and dreamers.
Mark Pratt-Russum is a released minister at West Hills Friends Church in Portland, Ore. He is a father and husband and is seriously in love with photography.Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?
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
Humor can help build religious community but it can also hurt and cause division.
Howard R. Macy is retired from teaching at George Fox University in Newberg, Ore. He continues to write and serve in public ministry. Two of his books treat humor and religion: Laughing Pilgrims: Humor and the Spiritual Journey and Discovering Humor in the Bible: An Explorer's Guide.Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
What’s the difference between a Mennonite and a Quaker?
Andrew J. Bergman is a Mennonite writer from Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Mennonite satire website The Daily Bonnet.Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
Brick—Allan Brick, 89, on August 24, 2018, at Kendal at Longwood, Kennett Square, Pa. Allan was born on November 7, […]