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To Imagine Change through Many Voices

The pages of a book can unpack the truths and realities of those we do not know.

Detmer Kremer is a writer and reader based out of the Netherlands and London, where he is currently attending graduate school. He is a former participant of Quaker Voluntary Service in Atlanta, and considers Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting one of his homes.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
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The Light Will Rip You Up

Navigating anorexia with Simone Weil

Caroline Morris attended Portland Seminary of George Fox University, where she wrote a thesis on the connection between anorexia and asceticism, and is a current student at Earlham School of Religion.


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Genesis: Outer Space and Inner Light

Outer space and Inner Light

John A. Minahan is head of the English department at Lincoln School in Providence, R.I., where he also teaches courses in psychology and in world religions. John is the author of three books and has a doctorate in literature from Brown University. He has been a college professor, professional musician, and stay-at-home father.


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Forum November 2018

Letters from our readers and news from Friends Journal.

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Primitive Christianity Revived and Primitive Quakerism Revived

Primitive Christianity Revived. By William Penn, translated into modern English by Paul Buckley. Inner Light Books, 2018. 115 pages. $25/hardcover; [鈥

Max L. Carter is a retired educator, having served five different Quaker secondary schools and colleges in a 45-year career.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Unlearning God: How Unbelieving Helped Me Believe

By Philip Gulley. Convergent Books, 2018. 224 pages. $22.99/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. The words 鈥渦nlearning鈥 and 鈥渦nbelieving鈥 make it plain that this [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Much of the conservative Baptist Church of his childhood years now seems a remote though still treasured world.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Our Treasure and Our Collective Heart

An introduction to the October issue on Meetings and Money.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of聽Friends Journal.


Posted in: Features, Meetings and Money
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Giving Up Something Good for Something Better

By Sister Alegria del Se帽or and Sister Confianza del Se帽or (Beth Blodgett and Prairie Naoma Cutting). Amigas Press, 2017. 362 [鈥

is a librarian who lives in the Driftless region of southwest Wisconsin, where she and her family have a diversified farm of animals, gardens, and mushrooms.


Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Divine Mind: Exploring the Psychological History of God鈥檚 Inner Journey

By Michael Gellert. Prometheus Books, 2018. 286 pages. $26/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. As a Conservative Jew鈥攖he muddled middle between Reform and Orthodox鈥擨 [鈥

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting and retired as an arts critic from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.


Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness

FJ Poetry: Sometimes the wind comes from the bay / and it carries me to the Thames. But rarely. / [鈥

Anne Myles lives in聽Waterloo, Iowa.


Posted in: Poetry, September 2018
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