Tag Archives | Thich Nhat Hanh


The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Conflict

By Aaron T. Wolf. Island Press, 2017. 205 pages. $30/paperback; $29.99/eBook. Island Press publishes books on environmental issues, often involving [鈥

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting and co-authors of Earthcare for Children. Both trained as AVP facilitators.

Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
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Bridging the Gap

Finding a way to communicate with those on both sides of violent crime.

Phyllis B. Taylor is a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Besides her work with victims and the incarcerated, she is a wife, mother, and grandmother and a resource person for those facing end-of-life issues.

Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path

By Ethan Nichtern. North Point Press, 2015. 288 pages. $25/hardcover; $16/paperback; $11.99/eBook. Ethan Nichtern comes from deeply planted Buddhist roots. [鈥

Valerie Brown has practiced Buddhism in the Plum Village tradition since 1995. She was ordained as a member of Tiep Hien (Order of Interbeing) in 2003 by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Her latest book is The Mindful School Leader. She is a member of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa., and principal of Lead Smart Coaching.

Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, March 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Mindful School Leader: Practices to Transform Your Leadership and School

By Valerie Brown and Kristen Olson. Corwin, 2015. 208 pages. $24.95/paperback or eBook. Buy on FJ Amazon Store If education is the key to [鈥

Claire Salkowski is a member of Little Falls Meeting in Fallston, Md., and a Montessori educator.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Thomas Merton, Peacemaker: Meditations on Merton, Peacemaking, and the Spiritual Life

By John Dear. Orbis Books, 2015. 206 pages. $20/paperback; $16.50/eBook. The centenary year of Thomas Merton鈥檚 birth in 1915 is [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. He has recently written about the contemplative life.

Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, and the Middle East: A Memoir

By Ron Young. Resource Publications, 2014. 299 pages. $35/paperback; $9.99/eBook. I finished Ron Young鈥檚 Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, [鈥

Max L. Carter is retiring this year as the William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College.

Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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