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  • Twelve Quakers and Jesus

    by Quaker Quest

    series Twelve Quakers... #2
    What part does Jesus play in the Quaker faith? Do Quakers 'believe' in the Bible?No one can speak for Quakers as a whole on these matters, but in this booklet twelve individual Quakers share their responses to these questions. Some focus mainly on the teachings of Jesus; others also search for meaning in the Christ of faith. The variety of different approaches to the topic reflects the emphasis ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Twelve Quakers and Worship

    by Quaker Quest

    series Twelve Quakers #4
    What is worship? Quakers say that worship is our response to an awareness of God.The worship of Quakers is simple, waiting together in silence and stillness. What is important is the spirit in which you live and how worship helps you to help others. Seeking after God is not to escape from the world, but to find the power to heal it.Twelve Quakers write of their experience of worship. These ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Twelve Quakers and Prayer

    by Quaker Quest

    series Twelve Quakers... #3
    What is prayer?If it isn't pleading or wishing, what is it? What's the point if prayers are not answered? Is prayer expecting God to do what we should do? Can you pray if you don't believe in God?Twelve Quakers respond to these and many more questions about prayer from their own experience. Each responds differently. Some recognise that how they know or understand God shapes their prayer life.Some ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Twelve Quakers and God

    by Quaker Quest

    series Twelve Quakers... #1
    What is God? Who is God? Or maybe the question is: Who is God for you? What is the name you use? What is your experience, your understanding?Twelve Quakers write from their own experience, starting from their own insights, not from any agreed statement of belief. Twelve pieces, twelve different viewpoints, yet each has been life-changing for the person involved.This small book is part of an ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • My Conversation with Sophia

    Reflections on Wisdom’S Contemplative Path

    by William Z. Shetter

    In the Bible, a mysterious Lady Wisdom appears in many guises and dominates in the Wisdom Books of the Old Testament and Apocrypha. But just what is this spirit that is so central to all of creation? In My Conversation with Sophia, author William Z. Shetter shares an imagined conversation with Sophia, the personification of wisdom.Through this conversation, Shetter addresses how this ancient ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • PrayingThrough the Bars: A Pastoral Testimony For Prison Visitors

    by Keith Robert Maddock

    Keith R. Maddock, a member of Toronto Monthly Meeting, has many years of experience in prison visitation and has been involved in several justice organizations. Here he gives us the benefit of that experience, expanding on his earlier pamphlet, Beyond the Bars: a Quaker Primer for Prison Visitors. In this one he presents a more in-depth discussion that includes theological underpinnings that ... Read more

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  • The Evolution of Faith

    How God Is Creating a Better Christianity

    by Philip Gulley

    "Noone raises provocative questions about Christianity more kindly than PhilipGulley. " —Diana Butler Bass,author of Christianity for the Rest of Us“Everyserious Christian ought to read this book, ponder it,wrestlewith it, but above all, be grateful for its presence in today's urgentconversation about what we are and are becoming as a people of God.” —Phyllis Tickle, author of The ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Godly Man's Picture (Illustrated Edition)

    by Thomas Watson

    Thomas Watson (circa 16201686) was an English Puritan who became a well renowned preacher and author during his time, and his writings are still widely read today. As vicar of St. Stephen's Walbrook, Watson became famous and popular as a preacher until the Restoration, which found him removed from his position. Among his writings are All Things for Good (originally published as A Divine Cordial), ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • The Captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, A Quaker Kidnapped by Native Americans in 1725

    by Samuel Bownas and 1 more

    'On the 27th of the sixth month, called August, 1725, my husband and all our men-servants being abroad, eleven Indians, armed with tomahawks and guns, who had some time before been skulking about the fields, and watching an opportunity of our men’s absence, came furiously into the house...'  Thus begins the story of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, 'taken in substance from her own mouth' by the ... Read more

    $3.39 AUD

  • The Essential Works of Thomas Watson (Illustrated Edition)

    by Thomas Watson

    Includes the following titles: A Body of Divinity, The Christian Soldier, or Heaven Taken by Storm, The Godly Mans Picture, The Lords Prayer, and The Ten Commandments. Thomas Watson (circa 16201686) was an English Puritan who became a well renowned preacher and author during his time, and his writings are still widely read today. As vicar of St. Stephen's Walbrook, Watson became famous and popular ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • A Body of Divinity (Illustrated Edition)

    by Thomas Watson

    Thomas Watson (circa 16201686) was an English Puritan who became a well renowned preacher and author during his time, and his writings are still widely read today. As vicar of St. Stephen's Walbrook, Watson became famous and popular as a preacher until the Restoration, which found him removed from his position. Among his writings are All Things for Good (originally published as A Divine Cordial), ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Front Porch Tales

    Warm Hearted Stories of Family, Faith, Laughter and Love

    by Philip Gulley

    Wisdom and Humor from the Front PorchMaster storyteller Philip Gulley shares tender and hilarious real-life moments that capture the important truths of everyday life.When Philip Gulley began writing newsletter essays for the twelve members of his Quaker meeting in Indiana, he had no idea one of them would find its way to radio commentator Paul Harvey Jr. and be read on the air to 24 million ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Living the Quaker Way

    Discover the Hidden Happiness in the Simple Life

    by Philip Gulley

    A Publishers Weekly “Top 10 in Religion” selection.“This is nothing less than the gospel itself…a much-needed book.”—FR. RICHARD ROHR, OFM,Center for Action and Contemplation, Albuquerque, New Mexico“Living the Quaker Way is a treasure trove of practical wisdom about what it means to bear witness to our hope for a better world.”—Parker J. Palmer, author of Let Your Life SpeakPhilip Gulley invites ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Women Prophets and Radical Protestantism in the British Atlantic World, 1640–1730

    by Elizabeth Bouldin

    This book examines the stories of radical Protestant women who prophesied between the British Civil Wars and the Great Awakening. It explores how women prophets shaped religious and civic communities in the British Atlantic world by invoking claims of chosenness. Elizabeth Bouldin interweaves detailed individual studies with analysis that summarizes trends and patterns among women prophets from a ... Read more

    $103.83 AUD

  • The Quaker Colonies, A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware

    by Sydney G. Fisher

    This edition features a linked Table of Contents.CONTENTSChapter I. The Birth Of PennsylvaniaChapter II. Penn Sails For The DelawareChapter III. Life In PhiladelphiaChapter IV. Types Of The PopulationChapter V. The Troubles Of Penn And His SonsChapter VI. The French And Indian WarChapter VII. The Decline Of Quaker GovernmentChapter VIII. The Beginnings Of New JerseyChapter IX. Planters And Traders ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • The Holy Way

    Practices for a Simple Life

    by Paula Huston

    Using the Christian tradition of solitude, silence and contemplation as her foundation, Huston offers one of the best books available on living the simple life." Publishers Weekly, starred review "This book will give solace and guidance to those who, like Paula Huston, have felt the interior call to simplicity, the intense gravitational pull of the God within." Bruno Barnhart, Camaldolese monk and ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • An Interpretation of Friends Worship

    by N. Jean Toomer

    According to Wikipedia: "The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers, was founded in England in the 17th century as a Christian religious denomination by people who were dissatisfied with the existing denominations and sects of Christianity. Historians generally credit George Fox with being the principal co-founder or most important early figure.[1] The Society of Friends is ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • The Quakers, 1656–1723

    The Evolution of an Alternative Community

    by Richard C. Allen and 1 more

    series The New History of Quakerism #2
    This landmark volume is the first in a century to examine the “Second Period” of Quakerism, a time when the Religious Society of Friends experienced upheavals in theology, authority and institutional structures, and political trajectories as a result of the persecution Quakers faced in the first decades of the movement’s existence.The authors and special contributors explore the early growth of ... Read more

    $42.34 AUD

  • The Christian Soldier, or Heaven Taken by Storm

    by Thomas Watson

    Thomas Watson (circa 16201686) was an English Puritan who became a well renowned preacher and author during his time, and his writings are still widely read today. As vicar of St. Stephen's Walbrook, Watson became famous and popular as a preacher until the Restoration, which found him removed from his position. Among his writings are All Things for Good (originally published as A Divine Cordial), ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • The Anti-War

    Peace Finds the Purpose of a Peculiar People; Militant Peacemaking in the Manner of Friends

    by Douglas Gwyn

    This book advocates a renewal of the traditional Quaker peace testimony, to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Today's darkening human prospect forces Friends to reclaim their identity as a people of God that resists the dominant culture and wages an "anti-war," a militant inversion of empire's militarist imperatives. ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Unclouded by Longing

    Meditations on Autism and Being Present in an Overwhelming World

    by Christopher Goodchild and 2 more

    Truth waits for eyes unclouded by longing.'Lao-Tzu (poet and philosopher)In this collection of short, contemplative, enlightening reflections, spiritual teacher and Quaker Christopher Goodchild, inspired by his own experiences, guides you through his spiritual and philosophical journey to his truest and most peaceful self. Written from a 'soul' perspective, the book reveals how, by looking beyond ... Read more

    $15.39 AUD

  • George Fox: An Autobiography

    by George Fox and 1 more

    George Fox (September 1624 – 13 January 1691) was an English Dissenter and a founder of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers or Friends. The son of a Leicestershire weaver, Fox lived in a time of great social upheaval and war. He rebelled against the religious and political authorities by proposing an unusual and uncompromising approach to the Christian faith. He ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Quaker Quicks - Practical Mystics

    Quaker Faith in Action

    by Jennifer Kavanagh

    Are Quakers mystics? What does that mean? How does it translate into how we are and what we do in the world? 'Jennifer Kavanagh has written a lovely book which I found to be to be compelling reading. In a very practical way she explains the meaning of mysticism for Quakers and how an experience, which some might regard as being esoteric, can be truly meaningful for many today.' Terry Waite ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • The Quaker Way

    A Rediscovery

    by Rex Ambler

    This book is an attempt 'to explain the Quaker way, as far as that is possible'. It is a distinctive way and, though perhaps no better than others, it has its own integrity and effectiveness. Although it is fairly well known, Quakerism is not well understood, so the purpose o... ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD