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Quakers By K. B. Napier
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Because of their peace initiatives, Quakers have been included under the 'Christian' banner. But, their beliefs preclude such an honour. The most evangelical sect is Arminian and therefore heretical.... More > The most extreme is simply a meeting of unbelievers.< Less
Quakers By K. B. Napier
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Because of their peace initiatives, Quakers have been included under the 'Christian' banner. But, their beliefs preclude such an honour. The most evangelical sect is Arminian and therefore heretical.... More > The most extreme is simply a meeting of unbelievers.< Less
Towards a Vision of a Peaceful and Sustainable Australia By Australian Quaker Peace and Legislation Committee Australian Quaker Earthcare Committee
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'Towards a Vision of a Peaceful and Sustainable Australia: Some Quaker Voices' offers an inspired picture of a future ethical and sustainable society. From a compilation of the views of many Quakers... More > around Australia, the writers envisage a better world for our descendents, one in which Quaker values flourish. The booklet examines the values and ethics that caring individuals can bring to bear on this process, what is wrong with Planet Earth and its inhabitants, and what will have to be considered in the period of transition to a better world. The core of the booklet describes a vision of a future peaceful and sustainable Australia, written from the perspective of people who are already there. To achieve a peaceful and sustainable society human behaviour needs radical transformation, and this booklet provides a beacon of light, pointing towards an achievable goal. It is a call to urgent discussion and action by all Australians.< Less
Quaker Peace Stories By Northamptonshire Area Quaker Meeting
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This book records the peace stories of nine Northamptonshire Quakers. Their lives illustrate some different ways in which peace testimonies have been upheld: through conscientious objection, through... More > peace campaigning, through bridge-building within divided communities and through international development work. Written accounts and recorded interviews combine to present a vivid record of faith in action.< 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 Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt... More > and James Dean were raised Quakers? 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!) Quaker Artists is an entertaining and celebratory read in itself but it has other uses, too: as a resource for study groups, a reference for libraries and a curriculum for First Day Schools.< 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
Traditional Quaker Christianity By Ohio Yearly Meeting
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Do Quakers really worship in silence? Why don’t they plan their worship services beforehand? Why do Friends make decisions on church business without voting? Can I know Jesus, guiding and... More > teaching me? Where does true peace come from? Traditional Quaker Christianity offers the reader a means to explore the time-honored faith of Friends (Quakers), describes how modern-day Conservative Friends put that faith into everyday practice, and outlines the reasons for many of Friends’ distinctive ways. The book’s purpose is to assist people seeking a living faith in Christ Jesus, Who is present and powerful in the midst of all His people. Traditional Quaker Christianity can be useful not only to the individual seeker, but also as a study guide for small groups of new Friends and long-time Quakers seeking to go deeper in their spiritual pilgrimage. Several questions at the end of each section help readers relate the material to their own lives and provide a starting point for discussion.< 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
Making Peace, Not War By Abdul Kamara
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“Between the paranoid suspicion of all things war-mongering and the unconditional acceptance of all things in-the-name-of-freedom-fighting, there is a fragile fine line describing the confusing... More > distance of separation between national stability and nation self-destruction. For their mutual benefits, the Sierra Leonean rebels and military coup plotters waged an extensive senseless war on their one time peaceful, thriving and natural-resource-worthy nation, plummeting the country deeply into a state of anarchy and subsequently into a failed state. You don’t need to analyse this. In Making Peace, Not War: an autobiography, Abdul Rahman Kamara recounts his graphic personal experience during the Sierra Leonean civil war. This is a must-have and must-read,” — Michael Flowers, CEO, Flowers School of Technology and Management, Germany.< Less
A Call To Peace: A Guide to Christian Pacifism and Peacemaking By Brendan Joseph O'Dea
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This book looks at the role of pacifism, non-violence and peacemaking within Christianity since its foundation including: • The history and development of Christian pacifism and... More > peacemaking • The importance of interfaith dialogue in improving relations with other religions • Different methods used to promote justice, peace and non-violence • Profiles of individual Christian peacemakers including Francis of Assisi, George Fox and Leo Tolstoy, right up to Nobel Peace Prize winners Martin Luther King and Desmond Tutu • Profiles of Christian groups that have promoted peace and justice including Quakers, Mennonites, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, Christian CND, Pax Christi, the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship, including website details where relevant. It emphasises the need for churches to present a peaceful face to the world at all times. It should be highly relevant to peace groups, church groups concerned with peace issues and interested members of the public.< Less

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