By Sophfronia Scott and Tain Gregory. Paraclete Press, 2017. 196 pages. $16.99/paperback; $11.99/eBook. How timely that this deeply personal memoir […]
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Claire J. Salkowski is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md. She has worked in both public and private schools and was founder, teacher, and head of Free State Montessori School. She is currently an Alternative Dispute Resolution specialist and an educational consultant.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
By Daniel P. Coleman. Barclay Press, 2017. 232 pages. $20/paperback; $6.99/eBook. At the end of his remarkable book, Daniel Coleman […]
Peter West Nutting is a member of Vassalboro (Maine) Meeting and Central Committee of Friends General Conference and regularly gives workshops on “Photography as a Contemplative Practice.”Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
Looking at successful church growth models for ideas to grow our fellowship.
Donald W. McCormick, [email protected], is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. He is director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a company that trains mindfulness teachers. The senior editor of Friends Journal described his February article, “Can Quakerism Survive?,” as “the most talked about article in recent history.”Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Letters from our readers.
A society of Friends ought to be a natural for friendship with God.
Forrest Curo is a poet and member of San Diego (Calif.) Meeting. He ran the Aardvark Bookstore here from 1985–1998 and founded Street Light (modeled on American Friends Service Committee’s Street Spirit) in 1996. He put in a year at Pendle Hill Conference Center in 2002 in hopes of finding a spiritual handle on the intractable politics of poverty and is now retired.Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
By Victoria Turnbull. Clarion Books, 2017. 30 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $12.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. Pandora, a fox, lives at a […]
Ann Birch (formerly Dee Cameron) is a librarian and a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting.Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
By Kabir Helminski. White Cloud Press, 2017. 140 pages. $14.95/Paperback; $13.99/eBook. Kabir Edmund Helminski is a well‐known American writer on […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. He has traveled to the Muslim world several times on visits to his Arab in-law family.Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
FJ Review: “First Day Stories is a perfect lesson starter for First‐day schools and an important book to have in every Quaker […]
Emilie Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Queries for Friends to consider as they discern how to maintain a meeting library.
Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection Librarian and College Archivist at Guilford College where she is a member of Hege Library’s leadership team. She is a member of Friendship Meeting and currently serves as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). She lives in Greensboro, N.C.Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
Learning, teaching, and practicing the extraordinary power of nonviolence.
A former peace studies teacher at Pendle Hill center in Wallingford, Pa., Daniel O. Snyder is now a pastoral counselor in Black Mountain, N.C. He is the author of the Pendle Hill pamphlet Quaker Witness as Sacrament. He is a member of Swannanoa Valley Meeting in Black Mountain.Posted in: Conscience, Features
Never Having Set Foot in the Meetinghouse by Yohannes “Knowledge” Johnson
What Does the Outside Say? by Brad Stocker
Faces of Addiction by Eric K. Hatch
Faithful Action on Climate Change by Lynn Fitz‐Hugh
Experiments with Worship by Elizabeth Claggett‐Borne
Holding Unite the Right to the Light by Debby Churchman