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By Carrie Newcomer. Available Light Records, 2019. 11 tracks. $12.99/CD; $9.99/MP3 album.
Patricia Morrison attends South Mountain Meeting in Ashland, Ore. (North Pacific Yearly Meeting). She is a writer and coach who works with artists, writers, musicians, and wellness professionals to help them make a living, make a life, and make a difference. She also helps run a farm animal sanctuary. More at linktr.ee/patriciamorrison.Posted in: Drugs, January 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
Quaker institutions: What’s working and what isn’t and which beloved institutions do we need to make sure we keep alive? […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. [email protected].Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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By Helen Steere Horn. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 456), 2019. 26 pages. $7/pamphlet.
J. Brent Bill, a member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. His newest book Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love is slated for release this month.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
An unprogrammed meeting in the West African nation of Ghana.
Kumah Drah loves nature and is attempting to set up a permaculture center to promote sustainable living. He is a member of Hill House Meeting in Accra, Ghana, and loves to join other meetings for worship when he travels.Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
A Kenyan shamanistic spirituality was fertile ground for Quaker missionaries.
Stanley Chagala Ngesa, a fourth-generation Kenyan Quaker raised in the Maragoli Hills of Western Kenya in the traditions of both Christian Quakerism and the traditional spirituality of his people, is currently a postgraduate student of Quaker studies at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Ind. He holds an MDiv degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary and has worked as a chaplain at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, Calif.Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
By John Todd. North Atlantic Books, 2019. 200 pages. $24.95/paperback; $17.99/eBook.
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Chel Avery. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 455), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet. Reflections on trying to be truthful are particularly […]
Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa., part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. A retired professor of philosophy, he has long been interested in philosophical questions regarding truth and knowledge.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
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Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018, updated December 2019.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk