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Mary Dearden Shaw

Shaw—Mary Dearden Shaw, 92, on April 3, 2018, in State College, Pa. Mardy was born on November 14, 1925, in […]

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Treading Water at the Shark Café: A Memoir of the Yugoslav Wars

By Lyndon Back. Open Books Press, 2018. 248 pages. $17.95/paperback; $3.99/eBook. In the early 1990s, Lyndon Back was living in […]

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Forum August 2018

Letters from our readers.

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Agnes Miyo Moriuchi and Steven Elkinton

Married on September 3, 2017, under the care of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Mary and William Dyer: Quaker Light and Puritan Ambition in Early New England

By Johan Winsser. Self‐published, 2017. 345 pages (includes appendix and extensive notes). $24.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Mary Dyer’s story as a Quaker […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson lives in Greensboro, N.C., where she is employed as the Quaker librarian and college archivist at Guilford College. She currently serves as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). Her first encounters with Mary Dyer were as a six-year-old sitting on the statue at Earlham College.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Family Is Family

I am adopted. Both my mom and my dad are white. Both of my sisters are also white. My brother […]

Abel Rupertus, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

By Dori Jones Yang. SparkPress, 2017. 256 pages. $12.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 10–14. It seems almost anticlimactic when the […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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David Reuben Miller

Miller—David Reuben Miller, 79, on November 5, 2017, at home in Philadelphia, Pa., surrounded by loved ones, from complications of […]

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Dreams and Nightmares

FJ Review: ” The guide leads students into deeper reflection on Liliana’s story while encouraging them to explore their own families, conducting […]

Ken Jacobsen grew up in Venezuela and has an ongoing concern for north–south dialogue among Friends in the Americas. He currently lives in Wisconsin and is an adjunct professor at Chicago Theological Seminary.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Anne Foulke

Foulke—Anne Foulke, 90, on June 1, 2016, peacefully, in her sleep at Maria Joseph Continuing Care Community in Danville, Pa. […]

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