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Planet Earth Is Blue

By Nicole Panteleakos. Wendy Lamb Books, 2019. 240 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $7.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12.

Katie Green is a member of Clearwater (Fla.) Meeting. She is a storyteller, workshop leader, and educator. Katie is a retired speech and language pathologist who worked for over 25 years with neurologically impaired children and adults.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quaker Language in a Pandemic

Why use terms of war to describe our response to COVID‐19?

Philip Harnden is a member of Syracuse (N.Y.) Meeting. Before retirement, he was founder and director of GardenShare, a nonprofit working on hunger and food security issues in northern New York State. His article “Simple Living Beyond the Thrift Store” appeared in the January 2018 issue of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, Online Features, Viewpoint
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Conscientious Objection: Is This for You? Discerning a Claim and Documenting It with Selective Service

By Curt Torell. Quaker House of Fayetteville, N.C., 2016. 209 pages. $15/paperback. This book is a niche book, but Quaker […]

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and as an attorney a longtime supporter of those who say no to war. She spent 11 years as the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War. She’s trained hundreds of Quaker, Mennonite, Brethren, Unitarian, and other youth in writing a conscientious objector file.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Lorie Dodge Leininger

Leininger—Lorie Dodge Leininger, 89, on July 29, 2016, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Lorie was born on August 9, 1926, in Vienna, […]

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Edward Furnas Snyder

Snyder—Edward Furnas Snyder, 90, on August 12, 2016, in Bar Harbor, Maine, after a brief, rapid decline, surrounded in his […]

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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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Nixon’s First Cover‐Up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President

By H. Larry Ingle. University of Missouri Press, 2015. 288 pages. $50/hardcover or eBook. In the wake of the Watergate […]

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Coming Home: Ministry That Matters with Veterans and Military Families

By Zachary Moon. Chalice Press, 2015. 79 pages. $14.99/paperback; $7.50 eBook. Buy on FJ Amazon Store If you want to gain insight into what […]

Tracey Waite has been a member of Little Falls Meeting in Fallston, Md., for 20 years. She is married to a Vietnam veteran and has been privileged to learn from the experiences and perspectives of many military veterans.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Cross‐cultural Work with Veterans

An interview with military chaplain Zachary Moon.

Zachary Moon is a lifelong Quaker who serves as a military chaplain. He is the author of Coming Home (Chalice Press) and writes on topics such as military culture, post-traumatic stress, and the role of congregations in the reentry process. He is a PhD candidate at Iliff School of Theology and lives in Denver, Colo., with his wife and two enthusiastic toddlers.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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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’s Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, […]

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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