By Geoffrey Durham. Christian Alternative Books (Quaker Quicks), 2019. 88 pages. $10.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook.
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Marty Grundy, a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, has struggled to help Friends enlarge their vocabulary and remember that when each speaks the language of the heart, the burden of translation is on the hearer.Posted in: March 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
Connecting with Native peoples through the land.
Paula Palmer is a member of Boulder (Colo.) Meeting. Her ministry, Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples, is under the care and administration of Friends Peace Teams (friendspeaceteams.org/trr). Her workshops explore painful truths about U.S. and Quaker history and create opportunities for individuals, meetings, and communities to take steps toward right relationship.Posted in: Features, February 2020
A Friend responds to the New York Times opinion column on Quakers and pronouns.
By Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac. Charlesbridge, 2018. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 3–7.
Phila Hoopes is a wandering Friend with an eco-spiritual focus and concern for Indigenous culture, sacred lands, and rights. She is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md.Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids, Uncategorized
By Susan Kuklin. Candlewick Press, 2019. 192 pages. $19.99/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages 14 and up.
Vickie LeCroy is a retired educator living in TennesseePosted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
Grauman—Hilda Beer Grauman, 94, on June 20, 2019, peacefully, at home in Kendal at Longwood, Kennett Square, Pa. Hilda was […]
By Bill McKibben. Henry Holt and Company, 2019. 304 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback (available January 2020); $2.99/eBook.
Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting. She and Louis Cox live in an all-solar, all-electric home in rural Vermont where they grow most of the vegetables and fruits that they consume year-round. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
The founding of the mission in Kaimosi, Kenya.
Eden Grace is a member of New England Yearly Meeting and has served since 2013 as director of global ministries for Friends United Meeting (FUM). She spent nine years as a field officer for FUM at the Africa Ministries Office in Kisumu, Kenya. Eden describes her ministry as decolonizing Quaker mission. This article was adapted from the 2019 Michener Lecture of Southeastern Yearly Meeting, and reprinted with permission.Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
By Ijeoma Oluo. Seal Press, 2018. 256 pages. $27/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $10.99/eBook. When I attend my monthly meeting, I am one […]
Lori Patterson lives in Portland, Ore., where she teaches women’s studies at the local college, attends Multnomah Meeting in Portland (where she serves on the Racial Justice Committee), and runs an independent yarn and fiber dyeing business out of her home.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
By Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin. Brazos Press, 2019. 288 pages. $19.99/paperback or eBook. When two Christian gun owners decided […]
Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, storytellers, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitators, volunteer booksellers with EarthLight, and co-authors of Earthcare for Children.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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