By Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. Calkins Creek, 2018. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 9–12. The […]
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Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
What’s the difference between a Mennonite and a Quaker?
Andrew J. Bergman is a Mennonite writer from Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Mennonite satire website The Daily Bonnet.Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
Are there times we might let our clothes speak?
By Michael Bischoff. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 454), 2018. 27 pages. $7/pamphlet. Why do we get cancer? While there are […]
Brad Sheeks, a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting, is a retired hospice nurse, and with his wife, Patricia McBee, is a retired co-leader in the Couple Enrichment Program of Friends General Conference.Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
… And Forgive Them Their Debts: Lending, Foreclosure, and Redemption from Bronze Age Finance to the Jubilee Year
By Michael Hudson. ISLET‐Verlag Dresden, 2018. 340 pages. $29.95/hardcover; $26.95/paperback. The authors of the Bible never guessed how puzzled we […]
Forrest Curo is a member of San Diego (Calif.) Meeting (but currently attending La Jolla [Calif.] Meeting) and founder/editor of _Street Light _(1997–2001), a monthly tabloid on poverty issues modelled on American Friends Service Committee's Street Spirit.Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
Letters from our readers.
By Cho‐Nyon Kim. James Backhouse Lectures, 2018. 38 pages. $14/pamphlet; $8/eBook. The slender, intriguing pamphlet An Encounter between Quaker Mysticism […]
Bob Dixon-Kolar is an assistant professor of English at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill. He and his family are members of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Shelly Rambo. Baylor University Press, 2017. 196 pages. $29.95/hardcover or eBook; $24.95/paperback. Christianity was born in trauma, but do […]
Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal (Pa.) Meeting, Western Quarter, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
Edited by Paul Hawken. Penguin Books, 2017. 256 pages. $22/paperback; $13.99/eBook. Beautiful and big, with striking color photographs on every […]
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
Continuing revelation implies we are continuing from somewhere.
Gene Hillman is a convinced Friend, having come to Friends from the martial arts and Buddhism in 1983 in Annapolis, Md. He has taught short courses in basic Quakerism, the Quaker testimonies, and the Bible ever since he was employed at Pendle Hill in 1988. He represented Baltimore Yearly Meeting on the Friends United Meeting General Board throughout the 1990s. He and his wife, Pat, are members of Goshen (Pa.) Meeting, PhYM. Email: [email protected]Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity