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The Continuing Revelation of My Christianity

The diversity within Quakerism and Christianity can reveal additional windows into the Divine.

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting, a steering committee member of the Quaker Palestine Israel Network, and serves on Baltimore Yearly Meeting's Peace and Social Concerns Committee. She serves as director of social action at a Catholic School in Bethesda and is a Sacred Heart Associate.

Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Inward Power

Continuing revelation implies we are continuing from somewhere.

Gene Hillman is a convinced Friend, having come to Friends from the martial arts and Buddhism in 1983 in Annapolis, Md. He has taught short courses in basic Quakerism, the Quaker testimonies, and the Bible ever since he was employed at Pendle Hill in 1988. He represented Baltimore Yearly Meeting on the Friends United Meeting General Board throughout the 1990s. He and his wife, Pat, are members of Goshen (Pa.) Meeting, PhYM. Email: [email protected]

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Race & Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation

By David P. Leong, IVP Books, 2017. 208 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. I couldn鈥檛 put down David Leong鈥檚 guide because it [鈥

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
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Tying Up the Cat

Have we forgotten the reasons for our practices?

Donne Hayden is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting. In 2012, she attended the Friends World Committee for Consultation World Gathering of Friends in Kenya, where she saw the Spirit move in singing and dancing Friends.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
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Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices That Transform Us (Revised and Expanded Edition)

By Adele Ahlberg Calhoun. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 352 pages. $22/paperback; $16.99/eBook. The back cover of Adele Ahlberg Calhoun鈥檚 book, Spiritual [鈥

Bob Dixon-Kolar teaches writing at a community college in Illinois and is a member of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.

Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Let鈥檚 Grow Together: Interview with EunSung Kim

We are all Quakers: Let鈥檚 grow together.

Jon Berry is a聽Friends Journal聽trustee. He lives and worships in New York City.

Posted in: Let's Grow Together, October 2015: Faithful Living
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Introducing Evangelical Ecotheology: Foundations in Scripture, Theology, History, and Praxis

By Daniel L. Brunner, Jennifer L. Butler, and A. J. Swoboda. Baker Academic, 2014. 255 pages. $26.99/paperback or eBook. Introducing [鈥

Jim Kessler is a member of Grinnell Friends Church (FUM) in Grinnell, Iowa, and teaches environmental biology at Iowa Valley Community College鈥揋rinnell. Jim speaks often to secular and faith-based groups about the importance of reintroducing native plantings into human-altered landscapes, and with his wife, Kathy, has restored native habitat on the 30 acres where they live.

Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Divisions in North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM)

Growing division in the body of NCYM (FUM) will be addressed on Saturday, November 1.

Max L. Carter is the director of Friends Center and campus ministry coordinator at Guilford College, where he also directs the Quaker Studies program.

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Books September 2014

Book reviews.

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Those Other Branch Quakers

鈥淏e careful of those 鈥榦ther branch鈥 Quakers.鈥 These words were spoken to me at a recent Wednesday evening Bible study by [鈥

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