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Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she’s been attending a worship group at Cadbury Senior Living in Lewes, Del. She has served as the volunteer assistant book review editor of Friends Journal since 2008. To contact Eileen about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].
This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.
Posted in: Interviews, Quaker Libraries
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By Peter Wohlleben. Greystone Books, 2016. 251 pages. $24.95/hardcover; $24.99/eBook. “After you’ve read Wohlleben’s book, a walk in the woods […]
Ruah Swennerfelt, a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting, is a homesteader and activist. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith and numerous articles on living simply.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017, September 2017 Books
Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]
By Michelle Barker, illustrated by Renne Benoit. Pajama Press, 2015. 40 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 6–9. As a child […]
Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is a writer and lecturer whose publications include Pendle Hill Pamphlet #419 Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-being.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
AFSC’s website Peace Works: Century of Action was created to gather and share stories from the past and present. Here […]
On the FJ Blog: “A boy’s watercolor depicts a heartwarming scene created amid the misery and starvation of post‐World War […]
Nichole Mathews is part of an art committee at Indianapolis First Friends exploring additional ways and locations to display “Giving Voices to Ghosts.” For more information, contact her at [email protected].
Daniel Lee is a member of Indianapolis First Friends.
Posted in: Online Features
Interviews with those new to Friends. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]
Stanton—Lois Virginia Plumb Stanton, 93, on July 26, 2016, in Wallingford, Pa. Lois was born on August 14, 1922, in […]
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
To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken