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The Book You鈥檙e Looking For

Among Friends: Our introduction to the November books issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Primitive Christianity Revived and Primitive Quakerism Revived

Primitive Christianity Revived. By William Penn, translated into modern English by Paul Buckley. Inner Light Books, 2018. 115 pages. $25/hardcover; [鈥

Max L. Carter is a retired educator, having served five different Quaker secondary schools and colleges in a 45-year career.


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The Cambridge Companion to Quakerism

Edited by Stephen W. Angell and Pink Dandelion. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 410 pages. $105/hardcover; $34.99/paperback; $28/eBook. This edited volume, [鈥

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


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Quaker Roots and Branches AND The One Thing Needful

Quaker Roots and Branches By John Lampen. Christian Alternative, 2018. 64 pages. $10.95/paperback; $5.99/eBook. The One Thing Needful: William Shakespeare, [鈥

Mitchell Santine Gould lives on the Oregon coast with his camerado, Rusty. He is the leading authority on Walt Whitman's Quakerism.


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How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning

By George Lakey. Melville House, 2018. 224 pages. $16.99/paperback; $13.99/eBook (title available December 2018). In June 1934 Quaker biblical scholar [鈥

Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), the manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), and an organizer with the Occupation Free DC anti-police brutality campaign. He is a published author and a regular contributor to ICNC's Minds of the Movement blog.


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Faith and Play: Quaker Stories for Friends Trained in the Godly Play Method (Second Edition)

By the Faith and Play Group, edited by Melinda Wenner Bradley. QuakerPress of FGC, 2017. 140 pages. $20/paperback. How do [鈥

Claire J. Salkowski is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and a frequent and active attender at the Quaker meeting in the Northern Neck of Virginia. She worked in both public and private schools before she became founder, teacher, and head of school at Free State Montessori School for 35 years.


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Writing Opp Mar 2019: Outside the Meetinghouse (due 12/10)

Information about our upcoming March 2019 issue, 鈥淥utside the Meetinghouse.鈥 Feature submissions are due December 10, 2018.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Our Treasure and Our Collective Heart

An introduction to the October issue on Meetings and Money.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of聽Friends Journal.


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Money and Soul

By Pamela Haines. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 450), 2018. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. Fretting about economics and money is not new [鈥

Diana Roose is a member of Oberlin (Ohio) Meeting and a Friend in Residence at Friends Committee on National Legislation in Washington, D.C.


Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Radical Friend: Amy Kirby Post and Her Activist Worlds

By Nancy A. Hewitt. The University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 440 pages. $39.95/hardcover; $29.99/eBook. Throughout American history, the Quaker [鈥

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and has served on the Board of Trustees of Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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