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A member of Cape Eastern Meeting in South Africa, Rommel Roberts has been an activist in various human rights, development, and nonviolent election campaigns. Through his work with Bishop Tutu, he traveled internationally among Friends and others to develop anti-apartheid support. He is the author of Seeds of Peace.
Robin Roberts, originally from California, is involved with rural and township development work, focused especially on Black youth and women. She and Rommel have fostered two girls for the past seven years. She is an internationally known artist.
Lark Worth of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa., met Rommel in 1987 when he toured Philadelphia-area meetings and Quaker schools with the challenging question: “How do we love in the face of fear and hate?”Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
There’s more to simplicity than tidying up our physical spaces.
Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass. in 2015–16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Features, September 2019
Letters from our readers.
By John Shelby Spong. HarperOne, 2018. 336 pages. $27.99/hardcover; $18.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook. Many Friends acknowledge the Christian roots of the Religious […]
Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quakerism and travels in the ministry urging revival among Friends. His most recent book is Primitive Quakerism Revived: Living as Friends in the Twenty-First Century.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
By Ijeoma Oluo. Seal Press, 2018. 256 pages. $27/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $10.99/eBook. When I attend my monthly meeting, I am one […]
Lori Patterson lives in Portland, Ore., where she teaches women’s studies at the local college, attends Multnomah Meeting in Portland (where she serves on the Racial Justice Committee), and runs an independent yarn and fiber dyeing business out of her home.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
By Ross Gay. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019. 288 pages. $23.95/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. I was introduced to Ross Gay when […]
Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and keeps her own daily journal of joy and justice.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
By Marilyn McEntyre. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2019. 160 pages. $19.99/hardcover or eBook. “In prayer, as in so many […]
Judith Favor of Claremont Meeting in Southern California values true prayer and true poetry. Both are essential nutrients for her contemplative soul.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
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The urgency of transforming our systems for food production.
After retiring in early 2015, Jim Ross jumped back into creative pursuits. He’s since published 75 pieces of nonfiction, several poems, and 200 photos in 80 journals in North America, Europe, and Asia. Jim and his wife—parents of two health professionals, grandparents of four toddlers—attend Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
By Beverly Lanzetta. Blue Sapphire Books, 2018. 400 pages. $19/paperback; $9.99/eBook. One of the more noteworthy movements in current spirituality […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting and the author of My Conversation with Sophia: Reflections on Wisdom’s Contemplative Path.Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews