“Quaker Spirituality” in Protestant Spiritual Traditions, vol. 2

I got my copy in the mail this week of Protestant Spiritual Traditions, in which I have a chapter entitled, "Quaker Spirituality." It was a fun project to work on, and is in a collection of chapters about different spiritual traditions within Protestant denominations (including Friends, which I explained are sort of Protestant). Now I …

Videos: NEYM, “A Quaker Ecology: Meditations on the Future of Friends”

New England Yearly Meeting's sessions were held virtually this year, as were most yearly meetings (and, of course, most other events...). NEYM Friends asked me to be their Bible Half-Hour speaker, and so I gave five half-hour talks on the topic of: "A Quaker Ecology: Meditations on the Future of Friends." I truly wish I …

“A Quaker Ecology: Meditations on the Future of Friends” | New England Yearly Meeting

This coming week, I'll be sharing with New England Yearly Meeting for their Bible half-hours on the topic of "A Quaker Ecology: Meditations on the Future of Friends." Sessions run from Saturday, August 1–9, 2020, and are virtual, so anyone can register and join (they ask for a payment to cover the cost of the …

Book Release | “Quaker Spirituality” in Protestant Spiritual Traditions, vol. 2

A new book released by Wipf & Stock, Protestant Spiritual Traditions, vol. 2 (ed. Frank C. Senn, 2020), contains my chapter, "Quaker Spirituality." The book also contains chapters on spiritualities within evangelicalism, Baptists, East Asian Protestants, and an essay on the body in Protestant spirituality. This volume joins an earlier volume that explores the spiritualities …

Friends and Watershed Discipleship | Published in QRT

My paper, "Friends and Watershed Discipleship: reconciling with people and the land in light of the Doctrine of Discovery," which I originally delivered at the American Academy of Religion conference last November, was published in Quaker Religious Thought's spring 2020 issue! If you need some reading material during the current pandemic, consider ordering a copy …

Friends & Watershed Discipleship: reconciling with people and the land in light of the Doctrine of Discovery

On Saturday, November 23, 2019, I got to share my paper, "Friends & Watershed Discipleship: reconciling with people and the land in light of the Doctrine of Discovery," with the Quaker Studies Unit and Pentecostal & Charistmatic Movements Unit at the American Academy of Religion conference in San Diego, CA. Here's the abstract, and you …

AAR 2019 | Presenting on Ecotheology in Two Sessions

I'm putting the finishing touches on my paper presentations for two sessions at the American Academy of Religion conference this coming weekend in San Diego. I'm really excited to share my research and ideas, although I'm also feeling anxious and nervous about it. Both papers relate to ecotheology, but to different audiences and with different …

Quakers, Creation Care, & Sustainability now an e-book!

The book I co-edited this summer, Quakers, Creation Care, and Sustainability, is now available as an e-book and Kindle edition! See this page for the contents and critical acclaim. If you've been thinking about purchasing it but haven't yet, consider the e-book. It's cheaper, lighter weight to carry around in your bag, and searchable. I …

Quaker Religious Thought | New Article(s) Published

The newest issue of Quaker Religious Thought is being mailed out (so I hear, although I haven't received it yet). I'm excited for several reasons. Editor Jon Kershner described it as having "an all-star lineup," with contributors including: David Harrington Watt and James Krippner, Christy Randazzo, Cherice Bock, Oscar Lugusa Malande, and Jay Miller. I'm …