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Framing the Light

Quaker meetinghouses as space and Spirit.

Jean Schnell is a lifelong Quaker with roots in Valley Meeting in Wayne, Pa. She is now a member of Framingham (Mass.) Meeting. She is a retired nurse and health coach. She loves the contemplative process of viewing the world through a camera with delight, awe, and joy. Her photographs of meetinghouses can be found at JeanSchnell.com.

Posted in: August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Features
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Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000

By Kris Hermes. PM Press, 2015. 336 pages. $22.95/paperback. The author, a legal worker (non鈥恖awyer) member of the National Lawyers [鈥

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney member of the National Lawyers Guild, off and on depending on the pressure to support military or violent solutions within the local chapter.

Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

By Robbie Robertson, illustrated by David Shannon. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015. 48 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $15.54/eBook. Recommended for ages [鈥

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Blackberries and Cream

By Leslie Rivver. Green Writers Press, 2015. 207 pages. $24.95/hardcover. Recommended for middle school students. Grace, affectionately called Gracie鈥恎irl by [鈥

Katie Green is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. She is a storyteller and has led workshops at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting sessions.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Student Voices 2016 Option 3: Conflicts in Community

What happens when there are differences or conflicts within a community? How do we respond with patience, tolerance, and openness [鈥

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A Ministry of Prayer and Learning

The School of the Spirit Ministry teaches Friends how to live and grow in grace.

Catherine Bly Cox has been a teacher of college English, a writer, and a full-time mom. She is a graduate of the Spiritual Nurturer program and a member of Goose Creek Meeting in Lincoln, Va.

Posted in: Features, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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Why I Won鈥檛 Teach Bible Stories in First鈥恉ay School

Religious education.

Peter Landau is married with three children, works as a writer and editor, and is a member of Orange Grove Meeting in Pasadena, Calif.

Posted in: Religious Education, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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Jake鈥檚 Chickens

Motherhood and science fairs.

Jane Purcell currently teaches at Scattergood Friends School, and is working on a piece about the history of Ladies鈥 Shakespeare Clubs in Iowa. In 2006, the University of California Press published her book Not of an Age, but for All Time, about rare and early editions of Shakespeare鈥檚 works.

Posted in: Features, February 2016
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Between the World and Me

By Ta鈥怤ehisi Coates. Spiegel & Grau, 2015. 152 pages. $24/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. I came to this slim but important book, this [鈥

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies.

Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Viewpoint: Wealth Among Friends

Our reader鈥檚 opinion column.

Shelley Cochran lives in Rochester, N.Y.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Viewpoint
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