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Never Can I Write of Damascus: When Syria Became Our Home

By Theresa Kubasak and Gabe Huck. Just World Books, 2016. 272 pages. $24.99/paperback. The title of this excellent memoir comes […]

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


Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
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God Still Speaks to the Quakers

A group of activists from many faith traditions work together to protest drone warfare. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in […]

John Amidon is a longtime attender of Albany (N.Y.) Meeting. A video of this action may be seen at: fdsj​.nl/​H​a​n​c​o​c​k​A​F​B​-​v​i​deo and fdsj​.nl/​n​a​t​i​v​i​t​y​-​p​r​o​t​est.


Posted in: Conscience, Features
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Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey

By Margriet Ruurs, translated by Falah Raheem, illustrated by Nizar Ali Badr. Orca Book Publishers, 2016. 28 pages. $20/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. […]

Diya Abdo is a native Arabic speaker and associate professor and department chair of English at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. She is the founder and director of Every Campus a Refuge.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
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The Power of Goodness: Art and Stories for a Culture of Peace

Edited by Nadine Hoover, forewords by Pete Seeger and Musa Akhmadov. Conscience Studio, 2016. 120 pages, $20/paperback. Recommended for all […]

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies. He is currently at work on a book about the Holocaust.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Peace, Climate, and Reproductive Health

Human population growth is at the heart of many of today’s conflicts. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not […]

Richard Grossman is a member of Durango (Colo.) Meeting. In addition to practicing obstetrics and gynecology for 38 years in Durango, he writes a monthly column for the Durango Herald. Past issues of “Population Matters!” are available at Population​-matters​.org.


Posted in: Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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