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Nonviolence

Nonviolence in America: A Documentary History (Third Edition)

Edited by Staughton Lynd and Alice Lynd. Orbis Books, 2018. 456 pages. $50/paperback.

David Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world and Holocaust history. His first book, Small Miracle: A Holocaust Story from France, will be published this year.

Posted in: March 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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Margo Patricia Floerke

Floerke—Margo Patricia Floerke, 68, on December 17, 2018, in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, following a fall. Pat was born on December […]

Posted in: Milestones, Quaker Kids
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Foodways and Folkways

Among Friends: Our introduction to the June‐July 2019 issue on Food Choices.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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Edward Draper Baker

Baker—Edward Draper Baker, 68, on October 29, 2017, at home in Ashaway, R.I., after a valiant five‐year struggle with cancer. […]

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Resurrecting Wounds: Living in the Afterlife of Trauma

By Shelly Rambo. Baylor University Press, 2017. 196 pages. $29.95/hardcover or eBook; $24.95/paperback. Christianity was born in trauma, but do […]

Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal (Pa.) Meeting, Western Quarter, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Frank Rouse Huff Jr.

Huff—Frank Rouse Huff Jr., 68, on March 4, 2018, after losing his struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Bo, as he was […]

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Keeping It Real, Quaker Style

Among Friends: our introduction to the September issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, September 2018
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Writing Opp: Quakers and Christianity (closed)

It’s a series of questions that has dogged Friends since we did away with clergy and started calling baptism a […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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An interview with David Harrington Watt

Friends Journal catches up with Haverford College’s new professor of Quaker studies.

Aliyah Shanti is the temporary assistant editor at Friends Journal. She lives in Philadelphia and is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting.

Posted in: February 2018, Interviews
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An Early Assessment: U.S. Quakerism in the 20th Century: Papers from the Quaker History Roundtable, June 8–11, 2017

Edited by Chuck Fager. Kimo Press, 2017. 235 pages. $11.95/Paperback. In the interest of full disclosure, this reviewer spent several […]

Mitchell Santine Gould is a leading authority on Walt Whitman’s Quakerism, and runs the website LeavesOfGrass.Org. His analysis of Transcendentalism as the secularization of Quakerism has appeared in Quaker History and in Quaker Theology. He is an attender at Multnomah Friends Meeting in Portland, Ore.

Posted in: February 2018, February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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