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Intimacy with God: Real Life Stories from What Canst Thou Say?

Edited by Mariellen Gilpin, Earl Smith, and Judy Lumb. Producciones de la Hamaca, 2015. 181 pages. $20/paperback. $9.99/eBook. What Canst […]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Currently he is preparing some thoughts about rereading the Psalms.

Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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Fighting Fascism and Surviving Buchenwald: The Life and Memoir of Hans Bergas

By Bension Varon. Xlibris, 2015. 196 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $19.99/paperback; $3.99/eBook. Hans Bergas was a high official in the Ministry of […]

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He facilitates small-group meetings of high school students with Holocaust survivors for the annual Youth Symposium on the Holocaust.

Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, March 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Voices from a Trunk: The Lost Lives of the Quaker Eddisons, 1805–1867

By Sara Woodall. Blackthorn Press, 2014. 260 pages. $9.99/eBook. UPDATE, August 2016: Voices from a Trunk is now available in […]

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My Spiritual Trinity

Quaker meeting, jazz blue groove, and the sweat lodge.

George Morris Middleton Price is a longtime member of Fallsington Meeting in Bucks County, Pa. He has a master of social work, and has worked in education for both Friends and non-Friends schools. He has led workshops on spirituality for many Quaker organizations for 30 years.

Posted in: Features, February 2016
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Tracking Down Ecological Guidance: Presence, Beauty, Survival

By Keith Helmuth. Chapel Street Editions, 2015. 243 pages. $20/paperback. In the first chapter of Tracking Down Ecological Guidance, Keith […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Quaker Voice in Indiana

An interview with Grace Miller of Indiana Friends Committee on Legislation.

Grace Miller was born and raised in Indianapolis, Ind., (“Hoosier true through and through”) and grew up attending Irvington Meeting in Indianapolis. She believes that folks from Indiana are kind, loving, and warm people who are also serious and hard working. Grace was interviewed by Friends Journal associate editor Gail Whiffen Coyle.

Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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Requiem, Rwanda

By Laura Apol. Michigan State University Press, 2015. 101 pages. $19.95/paperback; $15.95/eBook.   Requiem, Rwanda was a revelation for me: […]

Catherine Wald is a poet and freelance writer whose first chapbook, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2011. She is a member of Amawalk (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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Talk Less, Do More

Are Friends really addressing issues of poverty in our communities? The answers are disconcerting; they bring up so many more […]

J. Jondhi Harrell is a writer, public speaker, community activist, and organizer. After serving 25 years in federal custody, he founded the Center for Returning Citizens to help formerly incarcerated individuals transition back into the community. He is a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa, and co-clerk of the meeting’s Peace and Social Justice Committee.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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An Experiment with Abundance

Reports from a new way to attend New England Yearly Meeting sessions.

John Humphries is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting and serves as clerk of the Sessions Committee for New England Yearly Meeting. Kathleen Wooten is a member of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass., and serves as events coordinator for NEYM.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Q&A: Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform

An interview with Friends involved with group working toward justice reform.

The Q&A with MAJR was conducted by Friends Journal associate editor Gail Whiffen Coyle.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Q&A
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