By Chloe Schwenke. Red Hen Press, 2018. 260 pages. $17.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. At Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Women’s Retreat two years ago, […]
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Anna Carolyn McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting, and works as assistant to the executive secretary of Friends Committee on National Legislation. She has a master's of fine arts in fiction from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Edited by Juman Abujbara, Andrew Boyd, Dave Mitchell, and Marcel Taminato. OR Books, 2018. 272 pages. $22/paperback; $10/eBook. “Agitate, agitate.” […]
Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.
Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
By Suzi Eszterhas. Owlkids, 2017. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 7–10. What a story! Suzi Eszterhas is a wildlife […]
Lucinda Hathaway is a member of Sarasota (Fla.) Meeting.
Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
What’s the Quaker message for today? How do we communicate it and how do we share it? What are some […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.
Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
Friends World Committee for Consultation released a new map of worldwide Quaker population figures, its first such release since 2012.
Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good
By Chuck Collins. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016. 267 pages. $17.95/paperback or eBook. Once, when two Friends from Kenya were visiting, […]
Mary Gilbert is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), and has been active on monthly and yearly meeting committees, and on the steering committee of Quaker Earthcare Witness. Mary is married to David White, has a son, a daughter-in-law, and a grandson. Mary will sing at the drop of a hat.
Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
The literalness of religion vs. the litheness of spirituality.
Sarah Pennock Neuville is a junior at Garden Spot High School in New Holland, Pa., in her third year as a percussionist for marching, concert, and pit orchestra. She is a member of Kennett (Pa.) Meeting. She would like to be an engineer in neurogenetics and neurobiology.
Posted in: Features, February 2017
If we want a world without war, we must first accept our own Quaker family.
Gretchen Castle serves as general secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation–World Office in London, which works across the four section offices around the world and represents Friends at the world level. Gretchen is a member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting.
Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
An introduction to the issue.
By Henry B. Freeman. John’s Press, 2015. 130 pages. $14.95/paperback. Unlacing the Heart: Connecting with What Really Matters is Henry […]
Ann Venable is the development director for Baltimore Yearly Meeting. She has been a professional fundraiser for many years.
Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
Fox Hut by Cameron McWhirter
Surprised by Joy by Kat Griffith
Bearing False Witness by Andrew Huff
Paying as Led by Molly Wingate
Eleven Steps toward an Enduring World by Robert Dockhorn
Asylum Seekers Need Action, Not Apathy by Janice Pulliam
Why I Got Arrested at the Border by Lucy Duncan
Court Watch by Helen Fox