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Quakerism: A Religion of Life (Hardcover) By Rufus M. Jones
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Rufus Matthew Jones lays out the tenets of Quaker religion, helping the reader to understand and appreciate the tenets of morality, the beliefs and the customs which comprise the Quaker... More > tradition. Founded in the 17th century as an alternative creed to Puritanism, the Quaker movement was one of the most successful Christian creeds. Its unique interpretation of the message of Christ, and its pioneering ideas of collaboration and cooperation, drove followers to forge great bonds of strength and enterprise. Amid persecution and upheaval in England, many Quakers decided to emigrate to colonial North America – their presence is prominent in the history of New England, and many Quakers would go on to become successful and respected figures in civic life. Rufus Jones was born in Maine to a family with a long history of activity in the Quaker movement. Proving to be an able student of theology and philosophy, his expertise in these subjects is reflected in his lectures and writings.< Less
Quakerism: A Religion of Life By Rufus M. Jones
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Rufus Matthew Jones lays out the tenets of Quaker religion, helping the reader to understand and appreciate the tenets of morality, the beliefs and the customs which comprise the Quaker... More > tradition. Founded in the 17th century as an alternative creed to Puritanism, the Quaker movement was one of the most successful Christian creeds. Its unique interpretation of the message of Christ, and its pioneering ideas of collaboration and cooperation, drove followers to forge great bonds of strength and enterprise. Amid persecution and upheaval in England, many Quakers decided to emigrate to colonial North America – their presence is prominent in the history of New England, and many Quakers would go on to become successful and respected figures in civic life. Rufus Jones was born in Maine to a family with a long history of activity in the Quaker movement. Proving to be an able student of theology and philosophy, his expertise in these subjects is reflected in his lectures and writings.< Less
Quaker Artists By Gary Sandman
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DID YOU KNOW .... *that Judi Dench, James Michener and Annie Oakley were Quakers? *that Joan Baez, Ben Kingsley and F. Murray Abrahams have attended Friends Meeting? *that... More > Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt and James Dean were raised Quakers? *that Popeye the Quaker Man, a Quaker Tapestry and Quaker stained glass exists? The second edition of the book Quaker Artists contains the stories of the above artists and more: 286 reviews in all, a history of Friends, a history of Quaker art, study questions, artist’s queries, 44 reproductions of the artists' works, 51 illustrations, a bibliography, an alphabetical index and an artist’s index. The period covered is 1659 to 2015. Friends from 18 different countries are included. Poets, painters, dancers, musicians, films and 13 other categories are included. (It is three times the size of the first edition!)< Less
God of the Quakers By Charlotte Condia
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George Fox and John Woolman both have a passionate love for and deep belief in God. They both write about this love and belief in an extraordinary way, as few people have. George Fox is the human... More > founder of the Society of Friends; John Woolman, a Quaker mystic and social activist, lived a remarkable life in the eighteenth century that shows how to be a good Friend. Why mention these two Friends in particular? Because they are experts in knowing and loving God. Love of God fills their lives. There is a goodness, wholesomeness, depth and genuine excitement to their belief in God that isn't often found in this world.< Less
Being a Quaker: A Guide for Newcomers By Geoffrey Durham
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Being a Quaker: A Guide for Newcomers is a warm and incisive introduction to the faith of British Quakers. Drawing on the author’s experience and the words of other Quakers of today, it is an... More > inspiring exploration of the beliefs and commitment of a unique religious group. An exhilarating read for anyone interested in the life of the Spirit.< Less
Quaker Wisdom George Fox's Pastoral Letters By Charlotte Condia
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For Fox, God is One. He addresses God with many names – Light, Lord of hosts, Pure, Living God, Eternal, Exalted, unchangeable Life, Lord God Almighty, Creator, Wisdom, Order and Power... More > – but He is One. He is all-knowing and can always be counted on. God has incredible Power and we are to be obedient to it. He still cares for all people and for all of His creation. We have the power of an endless life and will live with God forever. We should live a life in which our minds turn away from the world, inward to God. We are to keep in unity, which also means being out of conflict. We are supposed to get along with other Friends and be in peace with everyone. It is best, he believes, to place our whole trust in God and walk before him in love and humility. We should aspire to be generous, merciful and full of goodness: to be like God as much as we humanly can be.< Less
Being A Friend, A Conversation Starter By Rob Wilson
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A friendly conversation about the basic principles of Quaker beliefs. Journal pages included provide the means to incorporate readers thoughts into the book.
HAVE SALT IN YOURSELVES: A Book of QuakerPsalms By George Fox & T.H.S. Wallace
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This small book, Have Salt in Yourself, provides both new and veteran Christians great good counsel, so that they may grow strong in grace. Its advice comes from George Fox, whose spirit directed... More > ministry from 1640 and 1691 led to the founding of Religious Society of Friends [of Christ], better known as Quakers. The book’s subtitle, A Book of QuakerPsalms for Those Called to Holiness and Chastity, emphasizes that our work as followers of Jesus Christ, is not only to be born into New Life, but to grow in holiness and chaste love, in purity of mind, body, and soul.< Less
Seeking the Light By Emma Hohenstein
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Homewood Friends Meeting was built in Charles Village in Baltimore in 1925. Emma Hohenstein joined Quakerism as a 6 year old in 2000. In those 75 years Quakers have been through numerous triumphs and... More > struggles. And in the past twenty years the world and culture of Quakerism has gone through major changes. This book is full of oral histories from Homewood Friends Meeting, theory on Quaker practice and history, and one young woman's spiritual journey.< Less
Dear God. or whatever you call yourself now By Steven Cleaver
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The late night mystical and humorous questions and musings of a soul as it follows its journey to be a spiritual being on a human journey in search of God.

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