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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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Friends Journal looks at war

60th Anniversary: Even in its first year, Friends Journal remembered the atomic bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and […]

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Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain

By Jacqueline Jules, illustrated by Durga Yael Bernhard. Wisdom Tales, 2014. 32 pages. $16.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. A […]

Dee Cameron is a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth

By Ann Turner, illustrated by James Ransome. HarperCollins, 2015. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8 and up. It is […]

Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Last Date at Friends Fellowship

(in memory of Mary Elizabeth Long) On my last visit, we had the white‐tablecloth lunch in the Friends Fellowship dining […]

Peter Anderson used to teach in the Ministry of Writing Program at Earlham School of Religion. He now teaches writing at Adams State College in Alamosa, Col., and lives with his family on the western slope of the Sangre de Cristo Range.

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