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Fritchoff—Margaret Shirley Holmes Fritchoff, 97, on November 17, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz., after a brief illness. Shirley was born on […]
By Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy. Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2019. 320 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.99/paperback (available March 2020); $12.59/eBook. […]
Anna Carolyn McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting. She lives in Washington, D.C., and has a master’s in fiction from the University of Maryland.Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
By Brenda Woods. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2019. 208 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $8.99/paperback (available January 2020); $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and […]
Jerry Mizell Williams is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
Hausman—Marie Hausman, 103, on February 5, 2018, in Bradenton, Fla. Marie was born to Elizabeth and August Henkel on July […]
By Bill McKibben. Henry Holt and Company, 2019. 304 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback (available January 2020); $2.99/eBook.
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting. She and Louis Cox live in an all-solar, all-electric home in rural Vermont where they grow most of the vegetables and fruits that they consume year-round. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Nathaniel Rich. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. 224 pages. $25/hardcover; $11.99/eBook.
Phil Favero is a member of Agate Passage Meeting in Washington State. He is a Montana native, a former member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting, a retired economist, and a longtime supporter of Friends’ work to right our relationship with the natural world.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
By Michael Langford. Friends of the Light, 2019. 456 pages. $19.14/paperback; $4.99/eBook.
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: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By John Todd. North Atlantic Books, 2019. 200 pages. $24.95/paperback; $17.99/eBook.
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews