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  • 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

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Barn at the End of the World

    The Apprenticeship of a Quaker, Buddhist Shepherd

    “About the subtlest, most sane-making book on contemporary spirituality that I’ve read in years. It’s also the funniest.”—Joanna Macy, author of Active HopeDeciding that her life was insufficiently grounded in real-world experience, Mary Rose O’Reilley, a Quaker reared as a Catholic, embarked on a year of tending sheep. In this decidedly down-to-earth, often-hilarious book, O’Reilley describes her ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $1.45 AUD

  • Holy Silence

    by J. Brent Bill ...
    An invitation to experience more fully the life-changing power of sacred silenceFor over a decade, J. Brent Bill's Holy Silence has been regarded as a contemporary classic on sacred silence. With warmth, wisdom, and gentle humor, Bill presents the Quaker practice of silence and expectant listening to a wider Christian audience.FEATURESRevised and expanded editionIncludes new spiritual silence ... Read more

    $23.46 AUD

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

    '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

    $4.39 AUD

  • PrayingThrough the Bars: A Pastoral Testimony For Prison Visitors

    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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  • 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

    $1.45 AUD

  • The Shakers

    History, Culture and Craft

    series Shire Library USA
    Shaker handicrafts' dignified simplicity is perhaps our greatest example of form following function. An off-shoot of Quakerism, the Shakers sought to create a heaven on earth through both worship and diligent work. Practical yet attractive, the furniture, textiles, tools and machinery of the Shakers are utterly distinctive and became famous the world over during the twentieth century, with certain ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • My Conversation with Sophia

    Reflections on Wisdom’S Contemplative Path

    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

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Quaker Colonies

    A historical chronicle of the founding of Delaware and other early colonies by the Religious Society of Friends, otherwise known as the Quaker movement. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Being Quaker . . . Where You Are

    A Journey Among Isolated Friends in the Northwest

    A record of visits with “all isolated Friends listed” in North Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, this book reveals a wide variety of spiritual practices among them and gives witness to the many ways that service, simplicity, seeking, and wonder can result in a successful spiritual life. Far from community, these Friends use silence and stillness as wells of replenishment ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Eastern Light

    Awakening To Presence In Zen, Quakerism, and Christianity

    by Steve Smith ...
    Long requested and long awaited, Steve Smith's audience of thoughtful readers will be delighted to have this ponderings and open insights available in inclusive eBpok formats. The first time reader of his work will find comparative insights from his own journey studying Buddism and Quakerism, from both personal perspective and as a professor of philosophy. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Seeds of Silence

    Essays in Quaker Spirituality and Philosophical Theology

    R. Melvin Keiser delves into the depths of Quaker spirituality and their philosophy, showing us that we require silence to unlock our relationship with God. Seeds of Silence: Essays in Quaker Spirituality and Philosophical Theology questions the modern world's addiction to distractions and instant gratification, and leads us toward a semi-forgotten Christian tradition of contemplative thinking. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • If the Church Were Christian

    Rediscovering the Values of Jesus

    by Philip Gulley ...
    “[Philip Gulley’s] vision of Christianity is grounded, gripping, and filled with uncommon sense. He is building bridges instead of boundaries, and such wisdom is surely needed now.” —Richard Rohr, O.F.M, author of Everything BelongsQuaker minister Philip Gulley, author of If Grace Is True and If God Is Love, returns with If the Church Were Christian: a challenging and thought-provoking examination ... Read more

    $13.99 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

    $22.99 AUD

  • 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 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

    $1.45 AUD

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

    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

    $5.85 AUD

  • Three Loves Become One

    a Quaker exploration of the Greatest Commandment

    by Colm McKeogh ...
    Three times in the gospels the question is put as to the greatest commandment in Jewish law. The answer cites Deuteronomy and Leviticus and features three loves - for God, oneself and one's neighbor. What does it means to love God with all one's heart and all one's being and all one's might? What does it mean to love one's fellow human as oneself? To whom in their history and scripture would the ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Book of Quaker Poems, Chosen by Simon Webb

    by Simon Webb ...
    Quakers have been writing poetry about their extraordinary faith and way of life since the beginning of the Society of Friends, in the middle of the seventeenth century. This book brings together poems about Quakerism by Quakers and non-Quakers from the first 250 years of the Society. ... Read more

    $3.39 AUD

  • Mother of Quakerism: Letter to the King on Persecution

    by Margaret Fell ...
    Margaret Fell or Margaret Fox (1614 23 April 1702) was a founder of the Religious Society of Friends. Known popularly as the "mother of Quakerism", she is considered one of the Valiant Sixty early Quaker preachers and missionaries. Because she was one of the few founding members of the Religious Society of Friends who was an established member of the gentry, she was frequently called upon to ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • Ohne Kreuz keine Krone

    Religiöser Beitrag über die Eigenschaft und Wirkung des heiligen Kreuzes Christi

    by William Penn ...
    Diese Ausgabe von "Ohne Kreuz keine Krone" wurde mit einem funktionalen Layout erstellt und sorgfältig formatiert. William Penn (1644-1718) gründete die Kolonie Pennsylvania im Gebiet der heutigen USA. 1693 verfasste er den "Essay towards the Present and Future Peace of Europe". Aus dem Buch: "1. Was das Kreuz Christi ist. - Das Wort Kreuz ist ein figürlicher Ausdruck der göttlichen Kraft, welche ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Catechism and Confession of Faith

    Principles and Doctrines of Quakers

    A Catechism and Confession of Faith is a religious work by a Scottish Quaker Robert Barclay which provides a closer look at the beliefs of people in the Religious Society of Friends. Members of the Quaker movements are generally united by a belief in the ability of each human being to experience and access the light within or to see that of God in every one. The works is approved of, and agreed to ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus