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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 your name to identify the payment).

POSTAGE IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF BOOKS EXCEPT FOR SALE BOOKS OR DELIVERY TO RURAL DELIVERY ADDRESSES. Rural Delivery is $5.50  extra per parcel due to increased costs. 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.

FOR EMAIL CONTACT please use sales@books.quakers.nz 

On This Page

On this page you will find books on Quaker basics, exciting new books and the full Quaker Books Catalogue.


Quakers 101

Quakers Do What! Why?
Rhiannon Grant $30.00

Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2020, 73pp

Covers all the bases, wriiting in a friendly and accessible style. Great for enquirers or new-comers.

A COLLECTOR’S ITEM OR A BARGAIN OR BOTH!!

QUAKER FAITH AND PRACTICE, Britain Yearly Meeting

printed backwards eg when you lift the front cover you get the last page of the index upside down!!

Usual price $51 this special edition just $30!!

One only, so get in quick!! --email sales@books.quakers.nz 

 

New Books

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR BIGGEST SELLER!! AGING AS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE
Lewis Richmond $45.00

Avery (Penguin) US, 2013, 243pp

 

Contemplative guide to growing older Has science, doctors and psychologists facts plus guided reflections

 

AND CONTINUING ON WITH RELIGION AND SCIENCE TOGETHER

AND A VERY POPULAR BOOK

"HOW GOD CHANGES YOUR BRAIN"

Andrew Newbery and Mark Robert Waldman $40.00

Ballintine Books, US, 2010, 348pp

A magnificent, comprehensive scientific and spiritual explanation of how spiritual beliefs and experience enhance changes in our brains and yield better health and well being 

THE WORLD IN A SENTENCE 
Sue Williams  $25.00

Pendle Hill Pampphlet 486, US, 2024, 29 pp 

" Every once in a while someone says something that stops me in my tracks"  Author gives examples of this in her thirty years peace making around the world

 

Quaker Testimony: What We Witness to the world
Paul Buckley  $25.00

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 481, US, 2023, 34pp

Explores some historic and more recent roles played by Testimonies, how have things changed, and the dangers to Quakerism 

Tending sacred Ground: Respectful parenting
Pamela Haines $29.00

Christian Alternative, Britain and US, 2022, 81pp

Quaker Quicks series. From a Quaker perspective shows how to cultivate respect, resilence, humility, connection, discernment, and joy, with wider inclusion.


 

WAIT AND WATCH 

SPIRITUAL PRACTICE, REHEARSAL, AND PERFORMANCE

 

John Andrew Gallery $25.00
 

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 485, US, 2024, 30pp

Using the analogy found in theatre, music concerts and sports, describes

how Meeting for Worship or Worship for Business can develop seven skills to transform

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

Insights and STORIES FROM MY JOURNEY  

 

Howard Zehr  $40.00

Walnut Street Books, US, 2023, 218pp Illustrated

 

The founder of Restorative Justice?  Interviews with and essays by Howard Zehr, plus, for the first time, details and photos from his personal journey

 

 

 

 
ALL CREATION WAITS
Gayle Boss Illustrated by Sharon Spitz $50.00

Paraclette Press, US, 2023, 64 pp, Illustrated, Hardcover

 

Hear the refrain "The dark is not an end. It's a door. It's the way a new beginning comes" and reinforces the practice of waiting for creation something all ages can benefit from doing

A delightfully illustrated Childrens Edition (5 to 10 year olds) of the story of Advent and the mystery and blessings of new beginnings. Although a Childrens Edition it would appeal to adults even recognising that it features only Northern Hemisphere animals

QUAKERS IN POLITICS 
Carl and Margery Post Abbott $27.00

Christian Alternative, UK, 2023,  82 pp

A Quaker Quick. Establishes the roots of political activisim in Quakerism surveyingthe political involvement of Quakers today

 

DO QUAKERS PRAY? 
Jennifer Kavanagh  $29.00
 

Christian Alternative Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2023, 64 pp

From the very popular Quaker Quick Series. What is prayer and when and how Quakers might pray

 

 

QUAKERS AND SCIENCE 
 
Helen Holt $28.00

Christian Alternative, UK, 2023, 87pp

From the Quaker Quick series. Strikingly orginal contribution to the science and religion debate and the distinctive approaches that Quaker Scientists have brought including social justice 

 

Quaker Meeting and Me /
Taku Noho Ki Te Hui Tūhauwiri
Aotearoa New Zealand Yearly Meeting Free

Aotearoa New Zealand Yearly Meeting
2022, Illustrated

  • A guide for children to Quaker Meeting for Worship
  • Māori and English
  • simple, lovely colour illustrations
  • all ages
  • pocket size Tête-bêche book in English and Māori.
InNER HEALING, INNER PEACE
a QUAKER PERSPECTIVE 
John and Diana Lampen $30.00
 

                                                         Christian-Alternative/Quaker Quicks Britain, 2023, 78pp

From the popular Quaker Quicks Series. What do Quakers have to offer when there 

is pain and distress, in body, mind and Spirit? Includes practice exercises readers can do for themselves 

 

EXPLORING ISAAC PENINGTON 
Ruth Tod  $28.00

Christian Alternative Quaker Quicks, Britain,  2023,  69pp

Another in the excellent Quaker Quicks series. Seventeenth Century Quaker mystic, teacher and activist. Builds a bridge between his time and now with examples to explore the beliefs and habits that shape our lives

ThE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE OF QUAKER SPIRITUALITY:

LIGHT IN THE CONSCIENCE 

David Johnson $25.00

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 483. US, 2023, 27pp

 

First Quakers rediscovered the early Christian experience that we can access divine guidance through our conscience 

OPEN TO NEW LIGHT
Quakers and Other FAITHS
Eleanor Nesbitt $30.00

Christian Alternative/Quaker Quicks, London, 2023, 83pp 

From the popular Quaker quicks series. Relates Quaker history and faith to other faiths, and the relationship between them 

RUFUS JONES and THE PRESENCE OF GOD
Helen Holt $50.00

          

Christian Alternative/Quaker Quicks, London, 2023, 79pp

From the very popular Quaker Quicks series. Rufus Jones was a Quaker who controversally reshaped the way of thinking about God and humans. He talks also about his spiritual practices 

QUAKERs, THE INTERNET, AND WHAT'S NEXT

Jon Watts $25.00
 

2023 Backhouse Lecture from Australia Friends, 35pp 

Considers and challenge Friends to use the Internet and Social Media to act and communicate in faith

THE PROMISE OF RIGHT RELATIONSHIP
 
Pamela Haines  $30.00

Christian Alernative/Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2024, 79pp

Challenges us to reach for right relationships, in all aspects of our lives. 

Do we nourish ourselves and others, strive for equality, simplicity, peaceful? as our pathway forward

 

The Quaker Books Catalogue

"A GREETING OF THE SPIRIT" Spiritual Counseling and Creative Encounter
Ben Tousley
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 484, 2023, US, 26pp
The "soul friend"/counsellor can foster a relationship with your inner guide, nature, other people & the Spirit, with dreams, fragments & memories
$25.00
ABRAHAM, SARAH, HAGAR, AND US
Janaki Spickard Keeler
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 478, US 2022,29pp
Using Family Systems Therapy to understand and dismantle oppression. Viewing and using as a Quaker Abraham's near sacrifice of Isaac
$25.00
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
$45.00
ALL CREATION WAITS: Advent Mystery of New Beginnings
Gayle Boss Illustrated by Sharon Spitz
Childrens Edition, Paraclette Press, US, 2023, 64pp, Illus, Hard cover
Hear the refrain: "The dark is not an end. It’s a door. It’s the way a new beginning comes". For 5-10 year olds + Reinfoces practice of reflective waiting-with-creation
$50.00
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
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
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
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
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
DARK QUEST OF COUNTESS X
L P Hansen
Onepoto Press, New Zealand, 2021, 276pp
The tensions, cheats, romance when a billionaire invites the world's youth to present their plans to challenge abuse
$28.00
DO QUAKERS PRAY?
Jennifer Kavanagh
Christian Alternative/Quaker Quicks, UK, 2023, 64pp
From very popular Quaker Quicks series. What is prayer and when and how Quakers might pray
$29.00
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