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Lorene Ludy is a member of Lincoln (Neb.) Meeting. She is a Benedictine Oblate and a Stephen Minister. She likes to eat and hang out with God.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
By Beverly Lanzetta. Blue Sapphire Books, 2018. 400 pages. $19/paperback; $9.99/eBook. One of the more noteworthy movements in current spirituality […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting and the author of My Conversation with Sophia: Reflections on Wisdom’s Contemplative Path.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
When photography becomes worship.
Arthur Fink is a photographer of dance and other subjects; a sought-after speaker; a consultant helping organizations with mission, focus, communication, and conflict; a mentor to many; and co-recording clerk of Portland (Maine) Meeting. His most recent show was of photographs taken at Auschwitz and Birkenau.Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
Healing is a verb: a slowing, flowing movement toward balance.
Ruthe Schoder-Ehri, a member of Homer (Alaska) Meeting, resides in the high desert of southeastern Arizona, close to Mexico. She is an artist, a homeopath with concern for individual and global health, a joyful grandmother, and an active volunteer for treesisters.org.Posted in: Features, Healing
By Drew Leder. University of Chicago Press, 2016. 304 pages. $30/paperback or eBook. To be human means to lead both […]
A physician practicing in Virginia, Margaret Fisher is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals.Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Exploring the language we use to clarify, claim, and understand identity.
Lisa Graustein is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass. She is a mother, high school teacher, diversity trainer, and a former young friends coordinator for New England Yearly Meeting. She is active in working for greater equity in schools and the Religious Society of Friends.Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
Our quiet pause can counteract a collective obsession with fights and power.
Ron McDonald is a member of Memphis (Tenn.) Meeting, frequent writer for Friends Journal, pastoral counselor, musician, and storyteller.Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
By Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin. Kids Can Press, 2015. 32 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–12. This large […]
Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
A response to Friends school educator Al Vernacchio’s book.
Su Penn ([email protected]) previously spoke to Quakers about sex in a 2014 FGC Gathering plenary. Like Walt Whitman, she believes that nothing is profane which can be spoken of with love in the presence of God. Invite her to visit your meeting; you will probably like her and learn something.
Also by Su Penn:
- We Think He Might be a Boy (FJ, Aug. 2013)
Quakers and Sex: A Call to Embrace Sexual Diversity (Quakerspeak, Sept. 2014)
Posted in: Features, November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
By Joshua Dubler. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. 375 pages. $30/hardcover; $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Joshua Dubler spent one year in Pennsylvania’s […]
William Mueller and wife Pat are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. They are active in the meeting’s prison ministry in the region.Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews