Awareness of end times comes to a Friend diagnosed with a terminal illness.
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Muriel (Mickey) Edgerton is a lifelong Friend, having grown up in the Midwest in Friends United Meeting pastoral worship. She is a graduate of Earlham School of Religion and has been a hospice chaplain for the past 25 years. A 60-year member of Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting, she is a 15-year resident of Foulkeways at Gwynedd.Posted in: Features, September 2019
By John Shelby Spong. HarperOne, 2018. 336 pages. $27.99/hardcover; $18.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook. Many Friends acknowledge the Christian roots of the Religious […]
Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quakerism and travels in the ministry urging revival among Friends. His most recent book is Primitive Quakerism Revived: Living as Friends in the Twenty-First Century.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
By John Dominic Crossan and Sarah Sexton Crossan. HarperOne, 2018. 224 pages. $39.99/hardcover; $19.99/eBook. John Dominic Crossan, author of numerous […]
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: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
By Ross Gay. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019. 288 pages. $23.95/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. I was introduced to Ross Gay when […]
Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and keeps her own daily journal of joy and justice.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
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By Jonathan Wilson‐Hartgrove. IVP Books, 2018. 192 pages. $20/hardcover; $19.99/eBook. Back in 1968, I was a 13‐year‐old seeker and new […]
Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), the manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), and an organizer with the Occupation Free DC anti-police brutality campaign. He is a published author and a regular contributor to ICNC’s Minds of the Movement blog.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
Creating connections and building community through food.
Emily Provance, a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City, is called to a ministry of hearth building. She is an associate of Good News Associates, which supports non-institutional ministries.
NiaDwynwen Thomas, a member of Northampton (Mass.) Meeting, serves as New England Yearly Meeting's Quaker practice and leadership facilitator.Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
Edited by Don Rowe and Anne Watson. Trentham Books, 2018. 256 pages. $41.95/paperback or eBook. As an early childhood teacher, […]
Sharlee DiMenichi is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa. She has taught preschool and elementary school and is currently an English as a second language instructor.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
Edited by Angela Dews. Skyhorse Publishing, 2018. 288 pages. $21.99/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. Conscience or consciousness? While the demands of conscience and […]
Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
Competition requires a great deal of hard work and effort. When you begin to compete at a higher level it […]
James Bradley, Grade 9, Westtown School in West Chester, Pa., member of West Chester MeetingPosted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019