I grew up going to a Quaker meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. I never truly liked going to meeting because […]
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Jocie Resnik, Grade 9, Westtown School, member of Goshen Meeting in West Chester, Pa.
Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
By Michael Kazin. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 378 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback (January 2018); $14.99/eBook. This year marks the one-hundredth anniversary […]
Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history.
Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
A memoir through books.
James W. Hood teaches nineteenth-century British literature, composition, and American nature writing at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. He is a member of Greensboro’s Friendship Meeting.
Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
Quakers tend to follow the leading to be in the world but not of it, although last summer gave us […]
Debby Churchman lives in Arlington, Va., and works for Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).
Posted in: Quaker Summers, Viewpoint
The sound of guitars, pianos, and voices of camp.
Kyle Weinman is a tenth-grader at Friends School of Baltimore. He likes soccer, chess, and documenting his exciting experiences through literature. He has been attending Echo Hill Summer Camp in Worton, Md., for the past six years.
Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Summers
By Ann E. Burg. Scholastic Press, 2016. 345 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. If you’re looking for a […]
Judith Favor belongs to Claremont Meeting in Southern California.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
By Brenda Bevan Remmes. Lake Union, 2016. 290 pages. $14.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook. [Buy at QuakerBooks] The Quaker Café series continues! Friends […]
Letters from readers.
Posted in: Uncategorized
Quaker honesty requires us to acknowledge what we are addressing and what we are ignoring.
Robin Mohr has served as executive secretary of the Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas since 2011. She and her husband, Christopher, are members of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and have two sons, now in high school and college.
Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
By William J. Barber II, with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. Beacon Press, 2016. 138 pages. $24.95/hardcover; $16/paperback; $23.99/eBook. Many of us still […]
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.
Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
What People Really Want from Church and Quaker Meeting by Donald W. McCormick
The Future is Accessible by Jessica Hubbard-Bailey
Open for Liberation by Tim Gee
Tapping a Viral Energy by Robert Henry
Handling Change and Creating Communities by Steven Whinfield
The Grief and the Promised Land by Emily Provance