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By Marilyn McEntyre. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2019. 160 pages. $19.99/hardcover or eBook. “In prayer, as in so many […]
Judith Favor of Claremont Meeting in Southern California values true prayer and true poetry. Both are essential nutrients for her contemplative soul.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
Lee—Richard Kenneth Lee, 69, on August 5, 2018, at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Mich., of complications from a fall. Richard […]
By Gordon T. Smith. IVP Books, 2018. 112 pages. $15/paperback; $14.99/eBook. The first question is “Why?” Why do we need […]
Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quakerism and travels in the ministry urging revival among Friends. His most recent book is Primitive Quakerism Revived: Living as Friends in the Twenty-First Century.Posted in: April 2019 Books, Humor in Religion, Quaker Book Reviews
Created by Jennifer Kavanagh, designed by Brian Homer. Self‐published, 2018. Deck of 55 cards. £13.30/deck sent to North America (about […]
Karie Firoozmand, David Macfarlane, Jane Parker, and Linda Parsley are joyful participants in the Spiritual Formation Program in Baltimore Yearly Meeting. The junior young Friends of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., participated in this review, as did First-day school teachers Rebecca Snyder and Tracey Deemer.Posted in: April 2019 Books, Humor in Religion, Quaker Book Reviews
Quaker worship takes to the streets.
Elizabeth Claggett-Borne enjoys biking to work, accompanying a family in sanctuary, and trying not to fidget in worship. She is grateful to be a part of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). She teaches Exploring the Quaker Way, laughs at her hubris, and travels in the ministry.Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
A walk along the beach—and an interfaith plea for the soul of a nation.
Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at American Friends Service Committee. She is a settler, currently residing on unceded Lenni Lenape territory, a storyteller, and an anti-racist activist and teacher.
This article was first published on January 16, 2019 on Friendsjournal.org. It appears in the February 2019 print issue of Friends Journal.Posted in: Features, February 2019
By Chris Webb. InterVarsity Press, 2017. 192 pages. $17/paperback; $16.99/eBook. On the back cover of the book, the author, a […]
William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Thanks to a long retirement, he has been blessed with nearly 25 years of contemplative time.Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
Will others see us as Christians by our love?
Douglas C. Bennett served as president of Earlham College from 1997 to 2011. Now retired, he is a member of Durham (Maine) Meeting.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
A passage from John Woolman’s Journal gives a Friend the language for describing her new sense of empowerment.
Helene Pollock has participated in all branches of Friends during her 40 years of association with Friends. Her primary Quaker community at this time is the extended worship community that meets in the Philadelphia area. She is the former director of Quaker Affairs at Haverford College.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity