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Mary Ellen Woodward

Woodward—Mary Ellen Woodward, 100, on August 6, 2019, at Foxdale Village in State College, Pa. Mary Ellen was born on […]

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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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