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This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

By Sarah Azaransky. Oxford University Press, 2017. 296 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $23.99/eBook. The story of the Civil Rights Movement is almost […]

Isaac Barnes May is a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting. He is a doctoral candidate in religious studies at the University of Virginia.

Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning

By George Lakey. Melville House, 2018. 224 pages. $16.99/paperback; $13.99/eBook (title available December 2018). In June 1934 Quaker biblical scholar […]

Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), the manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), and an organizer with the Occupation Free DC anti-police brutality campaign. He is a published author and a regular contributor to ICNC's Minds of the Movement blog.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Georgana Falb Foster

Foster—Georgana Falb Foster, 89, on July 2, 2017, in Greenfield, Mass. Gee was born on May 15, 1928, in Elgin, […]

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Priscilla Margaret Hixson Zuck

Zuck—Priscilla Margaret Hixson Zuck , 94, on October 17, 2016, at Friends Homes Guilford, Greensboro, N.C. Priscilla was born on […]

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Eleanor Mae Zelliot

Zelliot—Eleanor Mae Zelliot, 89, on June 5, 2016, among family and friends in her solar‐heated home in Randolph, Minn., with […]

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Lailah’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story

Lailah’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story

By Reem Faruqi, illustrated by Lea Lyon. Tilbury House, 2015. 32 pages. $16.95/hardcover; $8.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. I was […]

Hina Fathima worked as an editorial assistant at Friends Journal in 2014 while attending Haverford College. She currently lives and works in Philadelphia, Pa., as a freelance photographer.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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This Changes Everything

Directed by Avi Lewis, written and narrated by Naomi Klein. Klein Lewis Productions, 2015. 89 minutes. $9.99 to buy or […]

Karie Firoozmand is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Unity with Nature Committee.

Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, March 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Building a Movement

Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow: an organizing guide

By Daniel Hunter. The Veterans of Hope Project, 2015. 71 pages. $10/paperback; $4/eBook. A number of yearly meetings have been […]

Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets, including Living Our Testimony on Equality: A White Friend’s Experience.

Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World

By Jonathan Mingle. St. Martin’s Press, 2015. 400 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. The village of Kumik, high in the Himalayas, is […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence

By Karen Armstrong. Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. 512 pages. $30/hardcover; $16.95/paperback; $14.99/eBook. The world is still recoiling from the Charlie […]

Douglas Bennett is president emeritus of Earlham College. He is a member of First Friends Richmond in the New Association of Friends, the group recently set off from Indiana Yearly Meeting. He lives in Maine and worships at Durham (Maine) Meeting.

Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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