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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’t put down David Leong’s guide because it […]

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

Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
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Called to Community: The Life Jesus Wants for His People

Edited by Charles E. Moore. Plough Publishing House, 2016. 357 pages. $18/paperback; $9.99/eBook. As Quakers know, community building is hard, […]

Diane Reynolds lives in Barnesville, Ohio, and is a member of Stillwater Meeting. She is the author of The Doubled Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and an adjunct English professor.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Among Friends: Understanding Death through Life

Our introduction to the August issue on The Art of Dying and the Afterlife.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Email: [email protected]

Posted in: Among Friends, The Art of Dying
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Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine

By Alice Rothchild. Just World Books, 2017. 283 pages. $19.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. In Steve Feldman’s book Compartments, the well‐known dermatologist chronicles […]

Max Carter is the recently retired William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College. In retirement, he and his wife, Jane, continue to lead annual service-learning trips to Palestine and Israel under the sponsorship of Friends United Meeting.

Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
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Life, Death, and Resilience

Among Friends: Our introduction to the June/July issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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What We Cannot Do Alone

A new way of relating is breaking through our institutional numbness.

Noah Merrill is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting, which has care and oversight of his service in ministry. He serves as secretary of New England Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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Quaker Works April 2017

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations. Categories include Advocacy; Consultation, Support, and Resources; Development; Education; Environmental […]

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Dispatches from a Week of Piano Practice

Faith and practice.

Margery Abbott is a released Friend under the care of Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Ore. She is the author of numerous books and articles and is currently working on a book tentatively titled Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, September 2016
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Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work that Reconnects

By Joanna Macy and Molly Brown. New Society Publishers, 2014. 285 pages. $21.95/paperback; $14.25/eBook. String together the first three chapter […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Why Have a Peace and Social Concerns Committee?

Life in the Meeting

Eileen Flanagan is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and clerk of the board of Earth Quaker Action Team. Her latest book is Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope.

The copyright for this article belongs to Eileen Flanagan.

Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Life in the Meeting
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