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The Barn at the End of the World: The Apprenticeship of a Quaker, Buddhist Shepherd
The Barn at the End of the World: The Apprenticeship of a Quaker, Buddhist Shepherd
by Mary Rose Oreilley
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Transcendence can come in many forms. For Mary Rose OReilley a year tending sheep seemed a way to seek a spirituality based not on “climbing out of the body” but rather on existing fully in the world, at least if she could overlook some of its... (read more)

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A Quaker Book of Wisdom: Life Lessons in Simplicity, Service, and Common Sense (Living Planet Book (Eagle Brook)
A Quaker Book of Wisdom: Life Lessons in Simplicity, Service, and Common Sense (Living Planet Book (Eagle Brook)
by Robert Lawren Smith
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"The most valuable aspect of religion," writes Robert Lawrence Smith, "is that it provides us with a framework for living. I have always felt that the beauty and power of Quakerism is that it exhorts us to live more simply, more truthfully, more... (read more)

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Quaker Reader (62 Edition)
Quaker Reader (62 Edition)
by Jessamyn (ed.) West
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This long-treasured introduction includes a rich selection of Quaker writings from 1650 to the present. The writings illuminate the tenets of a just and loving religious faith and practice, and can inform and guide those familiar with or new to Quakerism.... (read more)

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Faith Hope & Doubt in Times of Uncertainty
Faith Hope & Doubt in Times of Uncertainty
by George Fr Ellis
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Given contemporary attacks on religious faith, this lecture asks what are the intellectual resources and sources of spirituality that can sustain us in these times of uncertainty? It suggests that human moral life is a search to understand and implement... (read more)

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Quaker Spirituality: Selected Writings (Classics of Western Spirituality)
Quaker Spirituality: Selected Writings (Classics of Western Spirituality)
by Douglas V Steere
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Here are the writings of the major voices of the Quaker movement from the 18th to the 20th centuries, including the Journals of George Fox, The Journal of John Woolman, Thomas Kelly's Testament of Devotion, and selections from Caroline Stephens and Rufus... (read more)

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Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century (09 Edition)
Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century (09 Edition)
by Meredith Baldwin Weddle
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This book investigates the historical context, meaning, and expression of early Quaker pacifism in England and its colonies. Weddle focuses primarily on one historical moment--King Philip's War, which broke out in 1675 between English settlers and... (read more)

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Counsel to the Christian-Traveller: Also Mediations & Experiences
Counsel to the Christian-Traveller: Also Mediations & Experiences
by William Shewen
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William Shewen was an early-convinced and prominent member of the Religious Society of Friends in London in the mid to late seventeenth century; he was also the author of a number of tracts and books. His Counsel to the Christian-Traveller: also... (read more)

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The History of the Life of Thomas Ellwood: Written by Himself (Sacred Literature Trust)
The History of the Life of Thomas Ellwood: Written by Himself (Sacred Literature Trust)
by Thomas Ellwood
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There are many greater Quakers than Ellwood, but few more likeable, quips editor Rosemary Moore in her prologue. Her new edition of Thomas Ellwood's autobiography will be of interest to social and religious historians, Quakers, English literary scholars,... (read more)

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Reasonable Uncertainty
Reasonable Uncertainty
by Gerald Priestland
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Quakers are chary of doctrine, feeling that it seeks to limit our understanding of God and to shut people out rather than bring them in. In his 1982 Swarthmore Lecture book, the late Gerald Priestland drew upon his experience in exploring the doctrines... (read more)

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Evolution of a Neighborhood
Evolution of a Neighborhood
by Sandra Lou Parisho
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Written 100 Years Ago - Now Released to the Public for the First Time The letterhead on the manuscript read, Looking forward to the Future, 1911. I carefully turned the yellow tattered pages. I was quickly swept into the world of the Holiness People, the... (read more)

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A Universal Christian Faith
A Universal Christian Faith
by Lewis Benson
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A important book which gives a comprehensive view of the message and vision of George Fox and the Early Friends, and how there is an urgent need to recover that vision.... (read more)

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Spirit of the Quakers (10 Edition)
Spirit of the Quakers (10 Edition)
by Geoffrey Durham
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Who are the Quakers, what do they believe, and what do they practice? The Religious Society of Friends—also known as Quakers-—believes that everyone can have a direct experience of God. Quakers express this in a unique form of worship... (read more)

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Where the Wind Blows - Vitality Among Friends
Where the Wind Blows - Vitality Among Friends
by Jay W. Marshall
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Imagine two churches or meetings located on opposite sides of the street in Anytown, U.S.A. Who can say with certainty why one thrives for generations and the other never does? Or why, with similar histories in terms of attendance, one congregation... (read more)

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George Fox: A Christian Mystic
George Fox: A Christian Mystic
by George Fox
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A mystic is one who has had the experience that the divine Ultimate and the essence of the individual Self are fundamentally one and the same. In his maturity George Fox dictated a vivid account of his profound mystical experience, which transformed him... (read more)

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A Procession of Friends
A Procession of Friends
by Daisy Newman
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Quaker author of fiction and non-fiction, Daisy Newman writes of the role Quakers have had in befriending Indians, opposing slavery, providing humane treatment for prisoners and the mentally ill, and opposing war and capital punishment. This is history... (read more)

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The Covenant Crucified
The Covenant Crucified
by Douglas Gwyn
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Doug Gwyn has researched and written extensively on early Quakers in 17th-century England. His other books include Apocalypse of the Word, and Seekers Found. He has taught at the Pendle Hill Quaker Study Center near Philadelphia, and at Woodbrooke in... (read more)

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Forgiving Justice
Forgiving Justice
by Tim Newell
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Newell brings his considerable experience as a prison governor and his Quaker insights to bear on the future for criminal justice. "Forgiving Justice" combines uplifting stories of what is possible with a rigorous analysis of the basis for criminal... (read more)

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The History of the Society of Friends in America (Amer Philosophy, Reli)
The History of the Society of Friends in America (Amer Philosophy, Reli)
by James Bowden
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"With our American Philosophy and Religion series, Applewood reissues many primary sources published throughout American history. Through these books, scholars, interpreters, students, and non-academics alike can see the thoughts and beliefs of Americans... (read more)

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Through Flaming Sword: A Spiritual Biography of George Fox
Through Flaming Sword: A Spiritual Biography of George Fox
by Arthur O. Roberts
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Arthur O. Roberts illuminates the passion, struggles, and legacy of a man committed to authentic Christian living at a critical time in history. George Fox, desiring a kingdom of truth and love on this side of the flaming sword of Eden, led a seventeenth-... (read more)

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An Introduction to Quakerism (Introduction to Religion)
An Introduction to Quakerism (Introduction to Religion)
by Pink Dandelion
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An introduction to Quaker history, theology and practice that addresses the diversity of Quakerism today.... (read more)

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