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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…” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not […]

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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Restoring the Golden Rule

Remember the Golden Rule? In 1958 when retired U.S. Navy Captain Albert Bigelow tried to sail this 30‐foot boat to […]

Jane Braxton Little, a member of Gwynedd (Pa.) Meeting, writes about people, politics, and natural resource issues.


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