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New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM) approved “at large membership” (membership through the yearly meeting instead of through a local […]
In October, Pacific Yearly Meeting’s request to join Friends General Conference (FGC) was accepted by the FGC Executive Committee. “We […]
By Richard Rohr. Convergent Books, 2019. 272 pages. $26/hardcover; $12.99/eBook.
Ken Jacobsen and his wife, Katharine, until her death in 2017, served as teachers and co-directors in Quaker communities such as Olney Friends School and Pendle Hill. Ken has taught theology and healing at Chicago Theological Seminary and has led retreats on Jesus’s teachings at Friends Center in Barnesville, Ohio. He keeps his home in Wisconsin as a poustinia, a retreat house for spiritual travelers.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Bill Denham. Fernwood Press, 2019. 70 pages. $14/paperback.
Tom Paxson, a retired philosophy professor, is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa.Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By John Todd. North Atlantic Books, 2019. 200 pages. $24.95/paperback; $17.99/eBook.
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
The Religious Society of Friends’ witness is hidden when we elevate niceness over kindness.
Ann Jerome is a member of Orlando (Fla.) Meeting in Southeastern Yearly Meeting. She has twice helped to found worship groups where she lives in Deland, Fla. Recently she served for two years as a Friend in residence at Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa.Posted in: Features, September 2019
By Ijeoma Oluo. Seal Press, 2018. 256 pages. $27/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $10.99/eBook. When I attend my monthly meeting, I am one […]
Lori Patterson lives in Portland, Ore., where she teaches women’s studies at the local college, attends Multnomah Meeting in Portland (where she serves on the Racial Justice Committee), and runs an independent yarn and fiber dyeing business out of her home.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2019, September 2019 Books
By Diane Wordsworth. Pen and Sword History, 2018. 176 pages. $39.95/hardcover; $24.95/paperback (available in September); $19.17/eBook. In 1824 John Cadbury […]
Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program of Brown University’s English Department.Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
Earthcare activism is a natural fit for Friends.
Elizabeth Root lives in the heart of the Finger Lakes with her family of three poodles. A retired social worker, she authored a book on children’s mental health in 2009. She is a member of the Perry City (N.Y.) Meeting in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features