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All Around Us

By Xelena Gonz谩lez, illustrated by Adriana M. Garcia. Cinco Puntos Press, 2017. 32 pages. $17.95/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages [鈥

Emmy Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Flowers for Sarajevo

By John McCutcheon, illustrated by Kristy Caldwell. Peachtree Publishers, 2017. 32 pages (plus audio CD). $19.95/hardcover and CD; $6.95/CD only. [鈥

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He is currently at work on a young adult novel about the holocaust in France.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Among Friends: Holding in the Light

Our introduction to the April issue on Healing.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of聽Friends Journal

Posted in: Among Friends, Healing
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Meeting for Worship for Healing

A largely forgotten Quaker practice brings healing and wholeness once more.

Richard K. Lee and Sarah M. (Sally) Lloyd are members of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich.

Posted in: Features, Healing
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The Cost of a Healing Gift

The discovery of a gift for healing is only the first step in a process of learning and discipline.

John Jeremiah Edminster, a mid-life convert to Christian faith and unprogrammed Quakerism, is currently studying toward an MDiv degree at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Ind., where he lives with his wife, Elizabeth. They are members of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond. He has two adult children.

Posted in: Features, Healing
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Living in Dark Times

By Rex Ambler. Pendle Hill, 2017. 27 pages. $7/Pamphlet. Reading the title of this pamphlet calls up images of the [鈥

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: February 2018, February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Being Quaker鈥here you are: A Journey Among Isolated Friends in the Northwest

By Sakre Kennington Edson. Western Friend, 2017. 244 pages. $20/paperback; $9/eBook. In the middle of an overly full week, I [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Friends Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare Meeting in Henniker, N.H.

Posted in: February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017
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Evergreen Worship Group circa 2006. Photo courtesy of the author.

Releasing One Another for Faithfulness

Exploring a vision for faithful communities.

Marcelle Martin, a member of Swarthmore (Pa.) Meeting, is the author of Our Life is Love: the Quaker Spiritual Journey. She leads workshops at retreat centers and Quaker meetings. Currently she is the core teacher for the Nurturing Worship, Faith & Faithfulness program at the Woolman Hill Quaker retreat center in Deerfield, Mass. Visit her website at awholeheart.com.

Posted in: Quaker Lifestyles
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Race & Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation

By David P. Leong, IVP Books, 2017. 208 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. I couldn鈥檛 put down David Leong鈥檚 guide because it [鈥

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
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Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living

By Krista Tippett. Penguin Press, 2016. 288 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback; $12.99/eBook. 鈥淚鈥檓 a person who listens for a living.鈥 This [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. He is still trying to become wiser, and now and then even succeeds.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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