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Meeting for Reading: Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love

Meeting for Reading: Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love

Meeting for Reading is a column that offers reviews of new and forthcoming books intended to nurture spiritual deepening among Friends. The books selected are particularly useful to Meeting book discussion groups. Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love: Four Essentials for the Abundant Life  by J. Brent Bill. Paraclete Press, 2019. “I don’t claim to have arrived at the perfectly abundant life. I am human and continue to make mistakes…or downright failures. Yet, in many ways, I have a deeper sense of life satisfaction, contentment, and happiness since I’ve sought to live a life of beauty, truth, life, and love.”   ...

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Book Musings: November 2019

Book Musings: November 2019

Dear Friend, For most of us, the change of seasons and early sunset leads to more time indoors, when we can curl up with a good book or talk with friends . . . or both!  It's an ideal time for book groups to meet.At QuakerBooks, we spend a fair amount of time searching for new authors with new thoughts about how to deepen our spiritual lives, and also talking with experienced authors whose writings have already enriched us.  Our goal is to serve Friends on that journey by finding the perfect book to enjoy alone by the fireplace or as...

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Meeting for Reading: A Guide to Faithfulness Groups

Meeting for Reading: A Guide to Faithfulness Groups

Marcelle’s new book, A Guide to Faithfulness Groups, is both a source of renewal and a way forward through the evil unleashed in our world over the past three years. It offers us a practical, step-by-step approach through which we can literally step back, draw a deep breath, nurture one another, deepen our connection to the Spirit, renew our strength, discern the way forward, and stay the course.

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Book Musings: October 2019

Book Musings

Book Musings: October 2019

It is important it is to not be complacent during times of upheaval. Be inspired by the life and work of Quaker activist Bayard Rustin through a highly-anticipated revised reprint. PLUS: a new Pendle Hill pamphlet, sale books, and our Pop-Up Quaker Bookstore continues!

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Meeting for Reading: On Living with a Concern for Gospel Ministry

Meeting for Reading: On Living with a Concern for Gospel Ministry

In this newly revised and expanded edition, the richness of a life touched by the Spirit and called to ministry ripples over every page of Brian Drayton’s classic On Living with a Concern for Gospel Ministry.

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