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By Diane Wordsworth. Pen and Sword History, 2018. 176 pages. $39.95/hardcover; $24.95/paperback (available in September); $19.17/eBook. In 1824 John Cadbury […]
Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program of Brown University’s English Department.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
There’s one big problem I notice that relates to competition, and it is caused by masculinity. It’s a problem not […]
Casey Smothers, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
Welcoming a new narrative in which we all are gifted.
Mary Jo Klingel has been a Friend for about 20 years and attends Charlotte (N.C.) Meeting. She is the new clerk of Quaker Earthcare Witness. She is sustained by her leading to dig deeper, understand more clearly, and be led by the Light.Posted in: Features, Friendly Competition?
By Dow Phumiruk, illustrated by Ziyue Chen. Sleeping Bear Press, 2018. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. […]
Lisa Rand works with youth at a public library in southeastern Pennsylvania.Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Humor can help build religious community but it can also hurt and cause division.
Howard R. Macy is retired from teaching at George Fox University in Newberg, Ore. He continues to write and serve in public ministry. Two of his books treat humor and religion: Laughing Pilgrims: Humor and the Spiritual Journey and Discovering Humor in the Bible: An Explorer's Guide.Posted in: Features, Humor in Religion
By Elizabeth Meyer. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 453), 2018. 36 pages. $7/pamphlet. This Pendle Hill pamphlet is an excellent explanation […]
Marty Grundy has been clerk and recording clerk of monthly, quarterly, and yearly meetings; as well as recording clerk of Friends General Conference's Central Committee and Religious Education Committee; and the first clerk of FGC's Traveling Ministries Program.Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
FJ Poetry: “All rise!” / Judge enters the court, robe trailing / Eyes downcast
Nonviolence does not mean that we do not resist evil.
The pages of a book can unpack the truths and realities of those we do not know.
Detmer Kremer is a writer and reader based out of the Netherlands and London, where he is currently attending graduate school. He is a former participant of Quaker Voluntary Service in Atlanta, and considers Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting one of his homes.Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features