This is a fine book, and while it should be of interest to anyone with an interest in world religions, I particularly recommend it to those of you who identify as Quaker, no matter what branch (or twig) of the Quaker family tree you occupy. The book is well-written (for the most part, but more on that in a minute), and is nicely divided into manageable chunks, and filled with variety – history, literature, social justice, women’s issues, cultural diversity, conflicts, stories of faithful people, and more. I emphasize another aspect of that variety: this book has two editors and multiple authors, who bring their multiple voices and experiences from their regions of the globe. The book thus feels like a good sampling of our early-21st Century Religious Society of Friends. The form of the book itself tells you how Quakers value the individual’s experience of this Way of being in the world.
"Review of The Cambridge Companion to Quakerism, Ed. by Stephen Angell and Pink Dandelion (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018),"
Quaker Religious Thought: Vol. 132, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.georgefox.edu/qrt/vol132/iss1/8