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Introductory Collections

Daily Readings From Quaker Spirituality

Daily Readings From Quaker Spirituality

EDITED BY EDWARD CELL
A fine introduction to Quaker thought with nearly 70 one-page spiritual writings by prominent Friends. Contributors range from Fox, Woolman, Nayler and Penn to Kenneth Boulding, Thomas Kelly, Rufus Jones, and Jessamyn West. Ideal for inquirers or as a daily devotional for seasoned Friends.

Templegate 1987 96 PP. Paper

$4.95 (in stock)

El Espiritu Se Levanta

El Espiritu Se Levanta

Voces Jovenes Cuaqueras

EDITED BY ANGELINA CONTI, CARA CURTIS, C. WESS DANIELS, ET AL.
Este libro celebra, critica, cuestiona, y refleja sobre la experiencia de la fe cuaquera. Esta coleccion de escritura y arte grafico fue creada por adolescentes y jovenes adultos cuaqueros de todo el mundo y de toda la amplia gama teologica y cultural de la Sociedad Religiosa de los Amigos. --- This is the Spanish translation of "Spirit Rising: Young Quaker Voices," an anthology of writing and art by Quaker teens and young adults worldwide.

QUIP and QuakerPress 2014 386 PP. Paper

$17.50 (in stock)

Imagination And Spirit

Imagination And Spirit

A Contemporary Quaker Reader

EDITED BY BRENT BILL
From essays about the "mystery at the core of all being" to a murder mystery by Irene Allen, Imagination and Spirit offers some of the "best of the best" of contemporary Quaker nonfiction and fiction, with a brief biography of each author. Includes selections from writings of popular twentieth and twenty-first century Quaker writers: Thomas Kelly, Douglas Steere, D. Elton Trueblood, James Michener, Jessamyn West, Jan de Hartog, Daisy Newman, Tom Mullen, Richard Foster, Phil Gulley, Scott Russell Sanders, Elizabeth Gray Vining, Elfrida Vipont Foulds, and David Yount.

Friends United Press 2002 240 PP. Paper

$19.00 (out of stock but can be backordered)

Letters From Lillian

Letters From Lillian

Faith And Practice Among Modern Liberal Quakers

BY ELIZABETH BOARDMAN
A lively, imaginary correspondence is used to describe ordinary life among American Quakers in "unprogrammed" Friends Meetings where there is no pastor. Lillian is one of the committed volunteer members who facilitate the silent Meetings for Worship, run the consensus-based business sessions, and sort out theological and ethical issues. She tells her curious friend, Marla, that participants are "seekers." Based in the Christian tradition, Quakers share just one absolute concept: that there is a divine spark in every human being which is to be protected and nurtured. The consequences of that one principle extend to every part of a Quaker life.

Create Space 2012 140 PP. Paper

$10.00 (in stock)

Letters To A Fellow Seeker

Letters To A Fellow Seeker

A Short Introduction To The Quaker Way

BY STEVE CHASE
In seven letters to a fictional correspondent, Steve Chase describes his spiritual journey among Friends. The writer, a member of the Quaker Quest travel team, introduces the Quaker way to a newcomer in language that is personal and gentle, while offering powerful inspiration through his own stories. Written as an invitation to inquirers, Letters to a Fellow Seeker will also stimulate discussion among longtime Friends about how we experience and remain true to our Quaker faith.

Quaker Press of FGC 2012 98 PP. Paper

$12.95 (in stock)

Letters To A Fellow Seeker Digital

Letters To A Fellow Seeker Digital

A Short Introduction To The Quaker Way

BY STEVE CHASE
EPub version of the book. A prepublication offer, we will send you a link to download the book. In seven letters to a fictional correspondent, Steve Chase describes his spiritual journey among Friends. The writer, a member of the Quaker Quest travel team, introduces the Quaker way to a newcomer in language that is personal and gentle, while offering powerful inspiration through his own stories. Written as an invitation to inquirers, Letters to a Fellow Seeker will also stimulate discussion among longtime Friends about how we experience and remain true to our Quaker faith. Price reduced from $11.00 through February 21.

QuakerPress of FGC 2012 ZAP 98 E Book

$11.00 (in stock)

Living The Quaker Way (british Booklet)

Living The Quaker Way (british Booklet)

BY BEN PINK DANDELION
This booklet explores why Quakers do the things they do in the way that they do them. A companion piece to the popular "Celebrating the Quaker Way," it draws on the author's experience of Quakerism and includes extracts from Friends talking on the topics of inward spirituality, worship, and life. The author is a British Quaker with an ongoing ministry among Friends.

Britain Yearly Meeting 2012 31 PP. Paper

$7.00 (in stock)

Living The Quaker Way

Living The Quaker Way

Timeless Wisdom For A Better Life Today

BY PHILIP GULLEY
This is by Phil Gulley the Quaker Pastor from Indiana well known to Friends for his sometimes controversial but refreshing books on Christianity, as well as his Harmony novels sequence. His light and humorous touch is visible again here as he explains Quakers their beliefs and testimonies by using examples from his own life and local community. This is an easy to read book that deals with difficult and challenging topics. I think that any Quaker will benefit from this book and find in it inspiration for that most difficult of tasks: talking about your own beliefs and what it means to be a Quaker. five stars two thumbs up etc etc.

Convergent Books 2013 212 PP. Cloth

$22.99 (in stock)

Plain Living

Plain Living

A Quaker Path To Simplicity

BY CATHERINE WHITMIRE
This book is a collection of the sayings of Friends (ranging from Margaret Fell and Isaac Penington to Jan Hoffman and Patricia Loring) which speak to every aspect of living a spiritually centered and simple life. Topics explored include work, plain speech, money and resources, committed relationships, grief, fear, leadings, community, practicing non-violence, spirit-led service and inward simplicity. Each section is followed by queries. An excellent resource for study groups. "Plain Living will be a well-loved, well-thumbed book, touching on every aspect of our personal choices, as ... we try to walk the challenging walk of holy simplicity." - Elise Boulding

Sorin 2001 190 PP. Paper

$16.95 (in stock)

The Quaker Reader

The Quaker Reader

EDITED BY JESSAMYN WEST
Popular anthology of Quaker writings (1650-1960). Writings represent a wide range of perspectives; includes fine biographical notes at the beginning of each passage. Includes excerpts from the wrtings of George Fox, William Penn, Joseph Besse, Mary Penington, Rufus Jones, Margaret Fell, John Bellars, John Woolman, Voltaire, John Greenleaf Whittier, Caroline Fox, Emil Fuchs and Caroline Stephen. An excellent and deep survey of Friends' thought.

Pendle Hill 1990 540 PP. Paper

$21.00 (in stock)

Quaker Spirituality - Abridged

Quaker Spirituality - Abridged

Selected Writings

EDITED BY DOUGLAS STEERE
This volume is an abridged edition of the `Classics of Western Spirituality' version published by Paulist Press (see below). It includes excerpts of all the writings in the longer volume, presented for those who are looking for a more accessible collection. Through excerpts from the writings of John Woolman, George Fox, Caroline Stephen, Isaac Penington, Rufus Jones and Thomas Kelly a clear and concise portrait of Quaker spirituality is presented. This book is one volume in the HarperCollins Spiritual Classics series.

HarperSanFrancisco 2005 128 PP. Paper

$11.95 (in stock)

Quaker Spirituality

Quaker Spirituality

Selected Writings

EDITED BY DOUGLAS STEERE
A comprehensive collection of Quaker writings illustrating how Quakers have tried to live their beliefs. Includes extensive selections from the writings of George Fox, Isaac Penington, John Woolman, Caroline Stephen, Rufus Jones and Thomas Kelly. The introduction, offered here and as a separate volume, is also a thoughtful brief introductory history of Friends. One volume of the `Classics of Western Spirituality' series.

Paulist Press 1984 334 PP. Paper

$27.95 (out of stock but can be backordered)

The Quaker Way ( Rex Ambler)

The Quaker Way ( Rex Ambler)

A Rediscovery

BY REX AMBLER
Rex Ambler describes this short book as his attempt "to explain the Quaker way, as far as that is possible." Although it is fairly well known about, Quakerism is not well understood. This book, based on a series of lectures, describes Quaker practice and Quaker life through secitons on "Finding the Truth," "Making Decisions," "Living Faithfully," and more. British Friend Ambler originated the "Experiments with Light" exercises widely explored by modern Friends.

Christian Alternative 2012 159 PP. Paper

$19.99 (in stock)

Quaker Writings

Quaker Writings

An Anthology, 1650-1920

EDITED BY THOMAS HAMM
Covering nearly three centuries of religious development, this comprehensive anthology brings together writings from prominent Friends that illustrate the development of Quakerism, show the nature of Quaker spiritual life, discuss Quaker contributions to European and American civilization, and introduce the diverse community of Friends, some of whom are little remembered even among Quakers today. It gives a balanced overview of Quaker history, spanning the globe from its origins to missionary work, and explores daily life, beliefs, perspectives, movements within the community, and activism throughout the world. For a detailed list of the contents see below.

Penguin Classics 2010 400 PP. Paper

$16.00 (in stock)

The Spirit Of The Quakers

The Spirit Of The Quakers

BY GEOFFREY DURHAM
British Friend Geoffrey Durham explains Quakerism through quotations from writings that cover 350 years. The texts convey a powerful religious impulse, courage in the face of persecution, the warmth of human relationships, and dedicated perseverance in promoting just causes. The extended quotations have been carefully selected from well-known historical Quakers, as well as many contemporary Friends. Together with Geoffrey Durham's enlightening and sympathetic introductions to the texts, the extracts from these writers form an engaging, moving guide to Quaker faith. The author is a leading member of the Quaker Quest team in Britain and one of the contributors to the "Twelve Quakers" series.

Yale 2010 256 PP. Paper

$16.50 (in stock)

Writing Cheerfully On The Web

Writing Cheerfully On The Web

A Quaker Blog Reader

EDITED BY LIZ OPPENHEIMER
This book brings to print the online conversation that has been mending our historical schisms and pointing to who we are as the Religious Society of Friends. If you're ready to have your stereotypes shattered about who the "real" Quakers are, then read what these 32 Friends from across the Quaker branches have discovered for themselves. Topics include "Worship and Ministry," "That of God," "Reclaiming and Re-examining our Traditions," "Convergent Friends," and "Openings and Personal Story." "Liz Oppenheimer has compiled some of the best of Quaker blogs in a more traditional publishing format." - Brent Bill

Elizabeth Oppenheimer 2009 273 PP. Paper

$19.98 (in stock)

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