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About Quaker Book Sales 

The Quaker Books Manager selects the books and journals for sale, handles book and subscription sales and will also provide Events or Meetings with ‘sale or return’ book boxes with selections appropriate to their gathering, e.g. books for newcomers. 

If you wish to buy a Quaker publication not in this catalogue, email the details.

This website does not support on-line sales. 

When ordering a book, please pay by direct bank transfer to the Quaker Books bank account 02-0792-0448080-00 (give name to identify the payment).

Sale books incur a postage charge of $9 for one to three books, and $9 for each one to three books thereafter. All other books have postage and handling included in the price.  Books available and prices may change without notice given supply chain issues.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The 2022 Swarthmore (Britain) Lecture has not been printed yet and no available date yet


 

IF YOU WANT QUAKERS 101 THIS IS IT!

COVERS ALL THE BASES, WRITING IN A FRIENDLY AND ACCESSIBLE STYLE. GREAT FOR ENQUIRERS OR NEW COMERS 

                                                                                                Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2020,  73pp, $30                                        

 

 

                                      


 

PROPHET AGAINST SLAVERY: BENJAMIN LAY: A GRAPHIC NOVEL

 David Lester with Marcus Rediker & Paul Buhle

$37.00

Beacon Press, US, 2021,118pp Illus
 
Graphic novel.Lester's raw visual approach perfectly delivers. Using shocking guerrilla theater tactics Lay is a compelling figure against slavery

 

         

THE FEARLESS BENJAMIN LAY 

$29.00

Marcus Rediker

Beacon Press, US, 2017,212pp Illus Hardcover 2017 edition
 
From distinquished historian who brings to life wide ranging activism of this extraordinary Quaker vegatarian dwarf and his fight against slavery

 

           

RADICAL TRANSFORMATION: Long Overdue for the Religious Society of Friends  

 Vanessa Julye

$25.00

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 476, US, 2022, 37pp

The systems of White supremacy, racism, colonisation and capitalism prevent people of colour joining and remaining in Friends. This can change 

 

 

AN INVITATION TO QUAKER ELDERING

     $50.00

Elaine Emily and Mary Kay Glazer

Inner Light Books, US, 2022, 220pp
This book will help guide, enrich & nourish elders both seasoned in the gift & new to it. There is a yearning for a book about ministry & eldering

 

 

 

THE TIME IS NOW

     $6.00

Joan Chittister

Convergent, US, 2019, 239pp Hardback

Invites us all to be a prophet, calling on us to have a visioning greater than the world is now. Powerful and practical activism for today. Sale price (so $9 postage for first three books). First come first served as only one copy at this price!!

 

        

WALKING WITH THE BIBLE

$22.00 

 Carl Magruder et al   

 

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 474, US, 2022,43pp   

2020 American Friends hosted a series of speakers on the role the Bible plays in their lives and resulting queries

                 

                                                   

HILLBILLY QUAKER  

Jennifer Elam 

  $22.00

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 475, US, 2022, 34pp   

Jennifer a rural Appalachian who discovered she was a hillbilly when she left. Calls on Friends to better live testimony of equality

 

         

                                                


LISTENING AS QUAKER PRACTICE  

  $15.00

 James McCarthy    

 

The Kindlers, Britain, 2021, 59pp      

Listening is integral to Quakerism, in Meeting, with each other, making decisions. We are not always good at it and need to improve

             

                                                        

BE PATTERNS reflections on words of George Fox    

John Andrew Gallery       

  $22.00

Pendle Hilll Pamphlet 473, US, 2022, 27pp           

Ideas on contemplation from George Fox, & ideas from Rex Ambler and Edgar Cayce, guidance on being a "spiritual pattern"

 

 

 

QUAKER MEETING AND ME/TAKU NOHO KI TE HUI TUHAUWIRI     

Aotearoa New Zealand Yearly Meeting 

  Free

 

 

Aotearoa New Zealand Yearly Meeting 
2022, Illustrated            

A guide for children to Quaker Meeting for Worship/Maori and English/simple, lovely colour illustrations/all ages/pocket size  Tête-bêche book in English and Māori.

 

 

 

IN SEARCH OF STILLNESS - Using a simple meditation to find inner peace       

Joanna Godfrey Wood    

$23.00  

Christian-Alternative/Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2021, 104pp  

Calls on early Quaker’s advice to go within & wait, adapting it to a modern method for finding stillness & peace.

 

 

 

 

LIVING FELLOWSHIP NEEDS FRESH FORMS         

 $22.00

       Daphne Clement 

 

 

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 471, US, 2021, 30pp   

At tension between authority of traditon & continuing revelation. Looks at recent experiment with daily Zoom worship

 

 

THAT CLEAR AND CERTAIN SOUND: Finding Solid Ground in Perilous Times 

Pamela Haines  

  $24.00   

Christian Alternative/Quaker Quicks, US, 2021, 80pp          

On being alive in these wonderful & perilous times encourages us to stay alert to truth even in unlikely places

 

 

 

 

KINDER Ground: Creating space for truth       

  $25.00

Thomas Penny          

 

Quaker Books, London, 2021, 99pp  2021 Swarthmore Lecture. 

Recommit to truth & shed prejudice & create kinder ground to help nurture honest discourse

 

     

ATHEIST'S GUIDE TO QUAKER PROCESS, THE Selden W Smith           

 Selden W Smith 

   $25.00

 

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 472, US, 2021, 32pp   

Can nontheist participate in religiously rooted "sense of Meeting" Quaker process?  Here is a practical guide. A model for all?

 

       

SEEDS OF SILENCE 

 $40.00

 R Melvin Keiser            

Seeds of Silence: Essays in Quaker Spirituality and Philosophical Theology  by R Melvin Keiser

 
 

Christian Alternative, US and Britain, 2021, 306pp   

Questions modern world addiction to instant gratification & leads us back to contemplative thinking.  A Quaker classic

 

        

THE SEARCH FOR TRUTH 

$10.00 plus $5 postage and packing

Verica Ruper   

Aotearoa New Zealand Quakers, 2022, 36pp 

The 2022 Aotearoa Quaker Lecture 

Information, disinformation, and the algorithms of social media 

The Search for Truth—a Quaker Lecture – Anglican Life

 

 

 

             

CREATING HOPE: WORKING FOR JUSTICE IN CATASTROPHIC TIMES  

    Yarrow Goodley   

$19.00

Creating hope: Working for justice in catastrophic times: Working for  justice in catastrophic times by Yarrow Goodley, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®

 

The 2022 Backhouse Lecture

 Australia Yearly Meeting, 2022, 32pp  

 As well as the rapidly warming planet we need to address the injustice of the rich polluting and the poor suffering  

 

AGING AS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE
Lewis Richmond
Avery (Penguin), US, 2013, 243pp
Contemplative guide to growing older & wiser. Has science, doctors, psychologists facts plus guided reflections too
$36.00
ANIMATING FREEDOM: Accompanying Indigenous struggles for self determination
Jason MacLeod
Australia Yearly Meeting, 2019, 62pp Illus
Learning about accompanying Aboriginal people in struggle for self determination & how this might speak to Quakers
$20.00
ANSWERING THAT OF GOD: discovering Spirit Within
Peter Parr
The Kindlers, Britain, 2012, 43pp
What do we mean when we say "that of God" and what if we lived that way every minute?
$20.00
APPROACHING THE GOSPELS
Mary C Morrison
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 219, US, 1978, 32pp
Intended for use in studying the life of Jesus
$2.00
ATHEIST'S GUIDE TO QUAKER PROCESS, THE
Selden W Smith
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 472, US, 2021, 32pp
Can nontheist participate in religiously rooted "sens of Meeting" Quaker process? Here is a practical guide. A model for all?
$22.00
AWAKEN YOUR SENSES
J Brent Bill and Beth A Booram
IVP Books, US, 2012, 208pp
We have been missing out. Our brain has two sides, not just the logical left brain process from Quaker author
$5.00
BAD OIL AND ANIMALS
Linda Hansen
Onepoto Press, NZ, 2016, 127pp
16 year old Heidi, dreamed of the rich & famous but becomes a teenage protester about animals & environment
$22.50
BARCLAY'S APOLOGY IN MODERN ENGLISH
Dean Frieday (Ed)
Sessions, Britain, 1967, 464pp
Journey from Calvinism to Roman Catholicism and then Quakerism.
$65.00
BAREFOOT BOOK OF EARTH TALES, THE
Dawn Casey and Anne Wilson
Barefoot Books, Britain, 2009, Large Format, Illus
Colourful children's book about protecting the earth. Different cultures presented. Includes fun activities
$5.00
BE PATTERNS reflections on words of George Fox
John Andrew Gallery
Pendle Hilll Pamphlet 473, US, 2022, 27pp
Ideas on contemplation from George Fox, & ideas from Rex Ambler and Edgar Cayce, guidance on being a "spiritual pattern"
$22.00
BEING A QUAKER
Geoffrey Durham
Quaker Quest, Britain, 2013,134pp
A guide for new comers
$30.00
BEYOND CONSENSUS
Barry Morley
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 307, US, 1993, 32pp
Salvaging the sense of the Meeting
$20.00
BEYOND WITHIN, THE
Derek Guiton
FeadaRead Publishing, Woodbrooke, Britain, 2017, 86pp
Commentary on Through A Glass Darkly, David Boulton's response to A Man Looks on Glass
$25.50
BOSNIAN STUDENT PROJECT A RESPONSE TO GENOCIDE, THE
Doug Hostetter
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 334, US, 1997, 40pp
A response to the evil of genocide in Bosnia
$2.00
BRIGHT ACOUSTIC, A
Philip Gross
Bloodaxe Books, Britain, 2017, 94pp
Quaker poet Philip Gross's latest collection contemplates space and sound. Even silence reveals itself
$20.00
CAN RELIGION SPEAK TRUTH?
Elizabeth Duke
Aotearoa New Zealand Yearly Meeting, 2018, 35pp
2018 Quaker Lecture
$13.00
CARE FOR THE PLANET: Toward A Quaker story
Murray Short
Aotearoa New Zealand Yearly Meeting, 2021, 36pp
" Without spiritual conviction clearly articulated, the question is does Quakerism has anything particular to offer or relevance"
$7.80
CELEBRATING THE QUAKER WAY
Ben Pink Dandelion
Quaker Books, London, 2009, 28pp
Pocketbook devotional book for Quakers - hard to get now
$15.00
CERTAIN GRACE, A
Anthony Maturin
Anthony Maturin, NZ, 2006, Hardcover Sepia photos and text
Not about Cambodia, it is about the spirit of people, about poverty from the inside, heavy book so includes extra postage
$20.00
CHANGING OURSELVES,CHANGING THE WORLD- 2018 Swarthmore Lecture
Chris Alton
Quaker Books, Britain, 2018, 30pp Illus A4 size
Radically different than its predecessors. By young artist, create change through art, make protest fun & with hope
$27.00
CHRISTIANITY AND THE INNER LIFE
Margery Post Abbott
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 402, US, 2009, 36pp
21st Century Reflections on the words of Early Friends
$18.00
COMING INTO FRIENDSHIP AS A GIFT
Christina Van Regenmorter
Quaker Press (FGC), US, 2008, 28pp
The Journey of a young adult Friend into Quakerism
$2.00
COMING TO LIGHT
Valerie Brown
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 446, US, 2017,34pp
Cultivating Spiritual Discernment through the Quaker Clearness Committee
$18.00
CONCHIE: What my father didn't do in the war
Gethin Russell-Jones
Lion, Britain, 2016, 235pp
A son finds out why his father did what he did and a different kind of courage
$23.00
CONFIDENT QUAKERISM
Ben Pink Dandelion
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 410, 2010, US, 35pp
Personally driven reflections on early Friends spirituality applied today with discussion questions
$18.00
CONFLICT IN MEETINGS
Quaker Home Service
Quaker Home Service, London, 2005, Second Edition, 82pp
Eldership handbook on this important real topic
$16.00
CONSCIENCE: A World War 1 Critical Thinking Project
Britain Yearly Meeting
Britain Yearly Meeting, 2014, 33p A4 size, Illus
A primary school focused teacher resource
$14.00
COVENANT CRUCIFIED, THE
Douglas Gwyn
Quaker Books, Britain, 1995, 403pp
Quakers and the rise of capitalism- provocative and controversial.
$30.00
CREATING HOPE: WORKING FOR JUSTICE IN CATASTROPHIC TIMES
Yarrow Goodley
Auustralia Yearly Meeting, 2022, 32pp
2022 Backhouse Lecture. As well as the rapidly warming planet we need to address the injustice of the rich polluting and the poor suffer
$19.00
CULTURE OF FAITHFULNESS,A
Marcelle Martin
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 462, US, 2020, 32pp
Becoming more open again to the Spirit for the impetus for major changes and healing in this world today
$18.00
ELBERT'S BAD WORD
Audrey and Don Wood
Voyager Books, US, 1996, Illus Hardback
Humour and insight tells a tale for anyone shocked to hear a child utter a bad word; & Elbert’s ingenious solution.
$5.00
ENCOUNTER BETWEEN QUAKER MYSTICISM AND TAOISM IN EVERYDAY LIFE, AN
Cho-Nyon, Kim
Australia Yearly Meeting, 2018, 30pp
2018 Backhouse Lecture. Bringing different aspects together. Influenced by Ham Sok Hon, Korean Quaker activist
$17.50