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Modern Psalms in Search of Peace and Justice

By Dwight L. Wilson, illustrated by Nancy Marstaller. Friends United Press, 2017. 226 pages. $16/paperback. The psalms of the Bible [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. His thoughts on "The Psalms as Spiritual Directors" are scheduled to appear in the March 2019 issue of Presence.


Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Alene Winifred Brown Hall

Hall鈥擜lene Winifred Brown Hall, 91, on January 11, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz. Wini was born on August 10, 1925, in [鈥

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Patricia Lea

Lea鈥擯atricia Lea, 83, on January 28, 2018, in Mount Joy, Pa. Pat was born Patricia Lea Olson on March 15, [鈥

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Writing and Marketing Crime Fiction

Holding onto the testimonies as the village death count rises.

Agatha- and Macavity-nominated Edith Maxwell writes the Quaker Midwife Mysteries, the Local Foods Mysteries, and short stories. As Maddie Day she writes the Country Store Mysteries. Maxwell is recording clerk of Amesbury (Mass.) Meeting, president of Sisters in Crime New England, and lives north of Boston. Find her at edithmaxwell.com.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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March 2018 Full Issue Access

FJ Members can download the full PDF of the March issue or read any article online. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? [鈥

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Trouble in the Tribe; We Will Not Be Silenced; On AntiSemitism

Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel By Dov Waxman. Princeton University Press, 2016. 316 pages. $29.95/Hardcover; [鈥

Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and currently serves as the Manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he is the author of the Pendle Hill Pamphlet Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions? A Quaker Zionist Rethinks Palestinian Rights (reviewed in our October 2017 issue). He is also a regular contributor to Minds of the Movement, an ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance.


Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Frederick Carl Neidhardt

Neidhardt鈥擣rederick Carl Neidhardt, 85, on October 7, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz., of injuries from a fall following a long neurodegenerative [鈥

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What Love Can Do: Following the Way of Peace, Justice and Compassion

By Gerard Guiton. Wipf and Stock, 2016. 164 pages. $21/paperback. Gerard Guiton describes his calling as 鈥渟piritual counseling,鈥 and the [鈥

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Olga Zalokoski McAllister

McAllister鈥擮lga Zalokoski McAllister, 98, on January 23, 2017, of natural causes. Olga was born on September 14, 1918, in Chester, [鈥


Posted in: Conscience, Milestones
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Charlottesville Friends in worship at Justice Park. Photo by David Lewis.

Charlottesville Quakers and the Ongoing Stand against White Nationalists

Quakers can learn to be braver and more outspoken.

Isaac Barnes May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. Currently he is a doctoral candidate specializing in American religious history at the University of Virginia and a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.


Posted in: Online Features, September 2017, Uncategorized
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