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The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

By Frances FitzGerald. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 752 pages. $35/hardcover; $20/paperback; $14.99/eBook. Frances FitzGerald offers a spectacular sweep of the […]

Zae Asa Illo (formerly David Breitzmann) is a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting. He has a nearly two-year standing anchor committee and has been engaged in street preaching for several months. He is also working on releasing a collection of poetry, launching a new social enterprise, and applying to seminary in 2020.


Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Catherine Balderston Jones Gaskill

Gaskill—Catherine Balderston Jones Gaskill, 90, of John Knox Village, Orange City, Fla., on July 27, 2017. Cathy was born on […]

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End Slavery for All

Viewpoint. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! […]

John Andrew Gallery lives in Philadelphia, Pa. He can be contacted at jagphila@mac.com.


Posted in: September 2016, Viewpoint
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Forum: June/July 2016

A resource for Quakers to connect Your feature “Quaker Works” (FJ Apr.) serves a very current need. In their reorganizations, […]

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Nixon’s First Cover‐Up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President

By H. Larry Ingle. University of Missouri Press, 2015. 288 pages. $50/hardcover or eBook. In the wake of the Watergate […]

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Go Stand Upon the Rock

By Samuel Michael Lemon. Buckhorn Press, 2012. 297 pages. $16.95/paperback. Buy on FJ Amazon Store In Go Stand Upon the Rock, Samuel Michael Lemon, […]

Rosalie Dance is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting and a sojourner at Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md.


Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Finding a Third Way with Veterans

The August 2015 Viewpoint

Andy Henry lives in Newberg, Ore.


Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Viewpoint
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Edward (William) Black (1853-1872) was a drummer boy for the Union during the American Civil War. At 12 years old, his left hand and arm were shattered by an exploding shell. He is considered to be the youngest wounded soldier of the war.

Saving Isaac: Religion, War, and the Lives of Our Children

Religion, war, and the lives of our children. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To […]

John A. Minahan has been a teacher for over 30 years, for the last 17 at Lincoln School in Providence, R.I., where he teaches English, psychology, world religions, and Quaker studies. He has also been a professional musician and full-time father, and enjoys hiking in the woods of New England.


Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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By Faith and By Love: Martin and Mabel’s Journey

By Beverly England Williams. Resource Publications, 2014. 177 pages. $23/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The story of Martin and Mabel England is a […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, a co-director of Brown University’s Nonfiction Writing Program, and the author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books September 2014

Book reviews.

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