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The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race

Edited by Jesmyn Ward. Scribner, 2016. 240 pages. $25/hardcover; $16/paperback; $12.99/eBook. [Buy on Quakerbooks] In his book The Fire Next Time, […]

Greg Williams is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass. (New England Yearly Meeting). Greg is working around in-reach and outreach relating to racial justice concerns. He recently received a Legacy Grant from NEYM to address this concern.


Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
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Mary Lou Conrad Muhlhausen

Muhlhausen—Mary Lou Conrad Muhlhausen, 88, on March 27, 2016, in Bethlehem, Pa. Mary Lou was born on June 17, 1927, […]

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Say the Wrong Thing: Stories and Strategies for Racial Justice and Authentic Community

By Dr. Amanda Kemp. Joy Will Come Press, 2016. 46 pages. $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Turn a corner these days, and you […]

Greg Williams is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass. (New England Yearly Meeting). Greg is working around in-reach and outreach relating to racial justice concerns. He recently received a Legacy Grant from NEYM to address this concern.


Posted in: January 2017 Books, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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Ethel Anna Goerlich Trefsger

Trefsger—Ethel Anna Goerlich Trefsger, 91, on July 10, 2016, at her son’s home in Auburn, Maine. Ethel was born on […]

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Heart Like a Mountain

FJ Poetry: “My grandmother had a heart like a mountain.”

Carol Wills lives in Durham, N.C.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Poetry
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Retirement Community

FJ Poetry: “The bridge over waning years is crease with toil” 🔒

Sunshine F. Branner lives in Alexandria, Va.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Poetry
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The Secret Chord

By Geraldine Brooks. Viking, 2015. 302 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $16/paperback; $13.99/eBook. In Geraldine Brooks’s midrash of the story of King David, […]

Joan Dyer Liversidge, a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting, has traveled among Friends and other people of faith to learn and grow in her own relationship with God. She finds stories of women, both biographical and fictional, a source of great inspiration.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
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Jake’s Chickens

Motherhood and science fairs. 🔒

Jane Purcell currently teaches at Scattergood Friends School, and is working on a piece about the history of Ladies’ Shakespeare Clubs in Iowa. In 2006, the University of California Press published her book Not of an Age, but for All Time, about rare and early editions of Shakespeare’s works.


Posted in: Features, February 2016
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Underground Beloved

FJ Poetry: “It’s possible of course to fall in love each morning…” 🔒

Alexander Levering Kern lives in Somerville, Mass.


Posted in: January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Poetry
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Silent Voices

Silent Voices: A Family Memoir

By Judith Wright Favor. Pilgrimage Press, 2014. 153 pages. $10.99/paperback. Judith Wright Favor is a former pilot and pastor, now […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program in Brown University’s English Department, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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