By Nancy A. Hewitt. The University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 440 pages. $39.95/hardcover; $29.99/eBook. Throughout American history, the Quaker […]
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Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and has served on the Board of Trustees of Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Quaker values do not need to be mere theoretical ideas.
Ankita Achanta is a seventh-grade student at Newtown Friends School (NFS) in Newtown, Pa. She participates in The Agents of Social Change (TASC) at NFS, a student group founded on the belief that “we will be able to make a difference in our world,” and that uses Quaker process in decision making.Posted in: Features, September 2018
Edited by Eddie Moore Jr., Ali Michael, and Marguerite W. Penick‐Parks. Corwin, 2018. 472 pages. $27.95/paperback or eBook. Some years […]
Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and lives at Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md. She is passionate about ending racism with a current emphasis on criminal justice reform.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
A silent podcast goes viral and points to ways to share Quakerism.
Jessica Hubbard-Bailey is the host and executive producer of Young Quaker Podcast and a member of her local meeting in the United Kingdom.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Lifting the bondage, embracing the future, and making Quakerism a viable reality once more.
Robert Henry is pastor of Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting. He is a speaker, activist, neighborhood collaborator, and avid artist. He lives in Fishers, Ind., with his wife and three boys.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
How do you sum up your experience and share it in 5 words or less?
Kathleen Wooten is a member of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass. She travels among Friends both digitally and in person, and carries a minute of travel from her meeting. Kathleen also administers social media accounts for New England Yearly Meeting. She shares about her travels at quakerkathleen.org.Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
Edited by Juman Abujbara, Andrew Boyd, Dave Mitchell, and Marcel Taminato. OR Books, 2018. 272 pages. $22/paperback; $10/eBook. “Agitate, agitate.” […]
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: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
Art as a door to the spiritual.
Jiae Paik holds MDiv and MA degrees at Earlham School of Religion and Bethany Theological Seminary respectively. As a self-taught ceramic artist, she provides individual spiritual direction and companionship throughout the creative process, as well as leading workshops. At this time, she worships at her home.Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America
By Morgan Jerkins. Harper Perennial, 2018. 272 pages. $15.99/paperback; $10.99/eBook. I was drawn to Morgan Jerkins’s writing because I feel […]
Anna McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting, and works as assistant to the executive secretary of Friends Committee on National Legislation. She holds an MFA in fiction from the University of Maryland, College Park.Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Helen Thorpe. Scribner, 2017. 396 pages. $28/hardcover; $18/paperback (available in September); $14.99/eBook. Imagine if you can that you are, […]
Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history. He is currently at work on a young adult novel about the Holocaust in France.Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Fox News: George Fox Speaking by Donald W. McCormick
Laughing for the Wary by Howard R. Macy
Finding Lightness in the Light by Kerry O’Regan
Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition by Andrew J. Bergman