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The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 Ways to Build a Fossil‐Free Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night’s Sleep

By Mary DeMocker. New World Library, 2018. 360 pages. $16.95/paperback or eBook. Oh my gosh, what an incredible read this […]

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She and her husband live in a solar-powered, net zero energy home in the woods. They are active in the Transition Town Movement in their community and with Friends in New England. She is author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.


Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Detail from Arthur Rackham's illustration for a 1907 edition of Lewis Carroll's <i>Alice in Wonderland</i>. <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alice_in_Wonderland_by_Arthur_Rackham_-_15_-_At_this_the_whole_pack_rose_up_into_the_air_and_came_flying_down_upon_her.jpg">Via Wikimedia</a>

The White Rabbit of Quaker Theology

Quakerism must be experienced, both individually and collectively.

Christy Randazzo is a convinced Friend and a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. They still sometimes attend a local Episcopal church with their family because it's where their family is rooted. However, to be honest, it's also because incense and candles can be quite lovely sometimes!


Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
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If My Moon Was Your Sun

By Andreas Steinhöfel, illustrated by Nele Palmtag, translated by Matthew O. Anderson, music composed by Georges Bizet and Sergei Prokofiev. […]

Vickie LeCroy teaches in Tennessee and is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting.


Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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The Fox Hunt: A Refugee’s Memoir of Coming to America

By Mohammed Al Samawi. William Morrow, 2018. 336 pages. $27.99/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. Mohammed Al Samawi is the son of two Yemeni […]

Eileen Redden worships with a worship group in Lewes, Del. As the young Friends book review editor for Friends Journal, she usually reviews books for a younger audience and appreciates this opportunity to spread her wings a bit.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Grace Kyoko Noda

Noda—Grace Kyoko Noda, 98, on March 14, 2018, at her home in Davis, Calif., peacefully. Grace was born on January […]

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The Problem with Theology

FJ Poetry: “The problem with theology / Is that I do not know” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! […]

Evan McManamy lives in Newburyport, Mass.


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

By Sister Alegria del Señor and Sister Confianza del Señor (Beth Blodgett and Prairie Naoma Cutting). Amigas Press, 2017. 362 […]

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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Diane P. Butler

Butler—Diane P. Butler, 63, on August 2, 2017, at home in Ithaca, N.Y. Diane was born on June 4, 1954, […]

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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. / […]

Anne Myles lives in Waterloo, Iowa.


Posted in: Poetry, September 2018
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Life in a Box

The homelessness crisis requires us to think outside storage bins.

Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in 2015–16 in Boston, Mass. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: Features, September 2018
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