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A Year of Borrowed Men

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
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Peace Works: A Century of Action

AFSC’s website Peace Works: Century of Action was created to gather and share stories from the past and present. Here […]

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The Art of Gratitude

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.

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Let’s Grow Together: Interview with Matthias Luckwaldt

Interviews with those new to Friends.

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Lois Virginia Plumb Stanton

Stanton—Lois Virginia Plumb Stanton, 93, on July 26, 2016, in Wallingford, Pa. Lois was born on August 14, 1922, in […]

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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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Everyone Belongs to God: Discovering the Hidden Christ

By Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt, edited by Charles E. Moore. Plough Publishing House, 2015. 138 pages. $12/paperback; $9.99/eBook. So what does […]

Brent Bill is a writer, retreat leader, and member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting. His newest book is Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker: A Humble Stumble toward Simplicity and Grace. He serves as Friends General Conference’s associate secretary of communications, publications, and outreach.

Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Pacifist’s Defense of the Media

Journalistic integrity and speaking truth to media power.

Justin Leverett is a practicing Quaker with roots in Reform Judaism. He lives near Portland, Ore., working as a barista and blogging during free time. He is deeply informed by his time in Quaker Voluntary Service as a fellow in Atlanta, Ga., from 2012 to 2013. His passions include media, French language and culture, and music.

Posted in: Features, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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A Letter from a Warrior

A World War II soldier and POW shares hope for the future.

George Rubin is a member of Medford (N.J.) Meeting, a retired podiatrist, and has served as clerk for New York Yearly Meeting, Medford Meeting, and American Friends Service Committee’s New York regional office. He writes for the Medford Leas literary publication, is active with many Quaker organizations, and enjoys working with youth.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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Memories of My Father’s Memories

The humanity and inhumanity of the Manhattan Project.

Ralph G. Steinhardt, who was named after his father, is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and co-clerk of its Ministry and Worship Committee. He is a professor of law at George Washington University Law School and co-founder of its joint human rights program at New College, Oxford University (UK).

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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