By Steve Luxenberg. W.W. Norton & Company, 2019. 624 pages. $35/hardcover; $19.95/paperback; $29.73/eBook.
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J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney for more than 40 years. She is a sixth-generation Southerner who grew up in the 1950s in segregated Houston, Tex., and studied Southern history at Rice University. She now lives in the colony of the District of Columbia where the history of Plessy still marks the landscape.Posted in: February 2020, February 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
Fetter—Elizabeth Ann Hutcheson Fetter, 82, on March 21, 2019, at Broadmead Retirement Community in Cockeysville, Md., after a short, complicated […]
By John Todd. North Atlantic Books, 2019. 200 pages. $24.95/paperback; $17.99/eBook.
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Margaret Edds. University of Virginia Press, 2018. 424 pages. $29.95/hardcover or eBook; $24.95/paperback. Friend Margaret Edds, a journalist by […]
By Dan Rubenstein and Nancy Dyson. Ronsdale Press, 2017. 162 pages. $11.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Against the stark […]
Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
Finding a balance between personal and political strategies for simple living.
Philip Harnden is a member of Syracuse (N.Y.) Meeting. He has served on the board of Right Sharing of World Resources and as American Friends Service Committee’s liaison with the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne. He wrote the Pendle Hill pamphlet Letting That Go, Keeping This: The Spiritual Pilgrimage of Fritz Eichenberg.Posted in: Features, Quaker Lifestyles
Providing hospitality for and stopping the shaming of women seeking abortion.
Bridget Anderson is a lifelong Quaker raised within Downers Grove (Ill.) Meeting. In 2014 Bridget co-founded Midwest Access Coalition with Leah Greenblum. The group’s mission is to provide accommodation and support for those traveling to Chicago for access to a safe, legal abortion when legislation limits access.Posted in: Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
This is an extended version of a Q&A that appeared in the September 2014 issue.
A condensed version of this interview appeared in the September 2014 issue of Friends Journal.Posted in: Q&A, September 2014