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The Green Burial Guidebook: Everything You Need to Plan an Affordable, Environmentally Friendly Burial

By Elizabeth Fournier. New World Library, 2018. 208 pages. $15.95/paperback; $12.76/eBook. I’ve been interested in the idea of a green […]

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She has worked for Earth for many decades and currently is involved in the international Transition Town Movement.

Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Cautious Hope

An introduction to the January 2019 issue, “A Racially Diverse Society of Friends?”

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

Posted in: Among Friends, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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A Chore Worth Doing

FJ Poetry: Day’s end, most chores done, some chores not.

Bear Jack Gebhardt lives in Fort Collins, Colo.

Posted in: Poetry, Quakers and Christianity
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Where Are You Hiding, God?

By Elisabeth Zartl. Westminster John Knox Press, 2017. 24 pages. $12/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–8. Since the original title of […]

Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is the author of the Pendle Hill pamphlet number 419, Nurturing Children's Spiritual Well-Being.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote

By Susan Zimet with Todd Hasak‐Lowy. Viking, 2018. 168 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. An accessible […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is a librarian and archivist at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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The Book You’re Looking For

Among Friends: Our introduction to the November books issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, Books That Have Changed Us
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A Gathering of Spirits: The Friends General Conferences 1896–1950

By Douglas Gwyn. QuakerPress of FGC, 2018. 316 pages. $20/paperback. Doug Gwyn is the ideal writer to tackle this project. […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection librarian and archivist at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Living Tension

Quaker values and money.

Jeffery W. Perkins is executive director of Friends Fiduciary Corporation, a Quaker nonprofit providing cost-effective, professional, socially responsible investment services to Quaker meetings, churches, and organizations. He serves on the board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Features, Meetings and Money
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Forum, September 2018

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, September 2018
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The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys

Edited by Eddie Moore Jr., Ali Michael, and Marguerite W. Penick‐Parks. Corwin, 2018. 472 pages. $27.95/paperback or eBook. Some years […]

Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and lives at Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md. She is passionate about ending racism with a current emphasis on criminal justice reform.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
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