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Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others

By Barbara Brown Taylor. HarperOne, 2019. 256 pages. $25.99/hardcover; $15.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook.

Diane Reynolds is Quaker, formerly a member of Patapsco Meeting in Ellicott City, Md., and now a member of Stillwater Meeting in Barnesville, Ohio. She is the author of The Doubled Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and The American Nutcracker.

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Sacred Liberty: America鈥檚 Long, Bloody, and Ongoing Struggle for Religious Freedom

By Steven Waldman. HarperOne, 2019. 416 pages. $28.99/hardcover; $12.99/eBook.

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and has served on the Board of Trustees for Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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William Penn: A Life

By Andrew R. Murphy. Oxford University Press, 2018. 488 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $23.99/eBook. The name William Penn evokes an image of [鈥

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of聽Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America.聽He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and has served on the board of trustees of Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.

Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons

Edited by Christopher Densmore, Carol Faulkner, Nancy Hewitt, and Beverly Wilson Palmer. University of Illinois Press, 2017. 304 pages. $75/hardcover; [鈥

Marty Grundy is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
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Viewpoint: Borderland

The edges of the sensed world.

John Pitts Corry lives in聽Albuquerque, N.M.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Viewpoint
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Forum May 2017

Letters from our readers remember Henry Cadbury; a meeting with Joyce Ajlouny, shifting racial labels and accountability, a request for [鈥

Posted in: Forum, Quaker Summers
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Runs with Courage

By Joan M. Wolf. Sleeping Bear Press, 2016. 214 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $9.99/paperback or eBook. Recommended for ages 9鈥12. The history [鈥

Phila Hoopes is an eclectic Friend who attends Homewood and Patapsco Meetings in Maryland and pursues the experience of the Light in all faiths.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
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Seven Tasks to Heal the World

Simple actions each of us can take to heal our hearts and the hearts of others.

Michael Soika has spent the past 30 years working on issues of social and economic justice, such as affordable housing, homelessness, welfare reform, and education. He is a lifelong spiritual seeker and new member of Milwaukee (Wisc.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, February 2017
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An Indigenous Peoples鈥 History of the United States

By Roxanne Dunbar鈥怬rtiz. Beacon Press, 2014. 296 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. This book is part of Beacon Press鈥檚 ReVisioning American History [鈥

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism. He previously worked for over 20 years as an attorney in the Indian Affairs Division of the Solicitor鈥檚 Office of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Posted in: January 2017 Books, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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