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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 

Quaker Shaped Christianity
Mark Russ $30.00

Christian Alternative Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2022

Telling the Jesus story through Quaker eyes, this is rich, readable theology that is both contemporary and rooted in tradition.

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

A SIMPLE FAITH IN A COMPLICATED WORLD 

 

Kate McNally $27.00

Christian Alternative Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2023, 59pp 

Another in the excellent Quaker Quicks series Kate came from mainstream faith, but struggled, tried science and psychology, then at a low point found Quakers and a simple faith of Jesus and love one another 

 

 

 
TRAVELING IN THE DARK: A MEMOIR 
Donna Eder $25.00

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 482, US, 2023, 25pp

Uses metaphors to bring understanding of her own darkness and our spiritual journeys and the importance of being unique rather than just having to conform
 

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, 2923, 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 

"A GREETING OF THE SPIRIT" 

Spiritual Counseling and Creative Encounter

Ben Tousley $25.00
 

The Search for Truth—a Quaker Lecture – Anglican Life

Pendle Hill Pamphlet 484, US, 2023, 26pp

Aotearoa New Zealand Quakers, 2022, 36pp

The "soul frind/counsellor" can foster a relationship with your inner guide, nature, other people and the Spirit, with dreams, fragments and memories

 

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

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
ENOUGH! The Challenge of a post growth economy
Jeanette Fitzsimons
Aotearoa New Zealand Yearly Meeting, 2013, 27pp
2013 Quaker Lecture. "A willingness to say I have enough now, the rest is for others, or Nature?"
$10.00
EVERYDAY GOD
Paula Gooder
Canterbury Press, Britain, 2012, 139pp
The spirit of the ordinary, the riches and power of such time
$19.00
EVERYDAY PROPHETS
Margery Post Abbott
Australia Yearly Meeting, 2016, 43pp
2016 Backhouse Lecture. Interplay of faith and action, from a scholar, activist, sailor and Quaker
$15.00
EXPERIMENT IN FAITH, AN
Margery Post Abbott
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 323, US, 1995, 31pp
Evangelical and liberal women transcending difference
$18.00
EXPLORING ISAAC PENINGTON
Ruth Tod
Christian Alternative Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2023, 69pp
Seventeenth century mystic, teacher & activist Builds a bridge between his time & now with examples to explore the beliefs and habits that shape our lives
$28.00
FACING DEATH
Diana Lampen
Friends Book Centre, London, 1979, 77pp
Meet and listen to people face their own and others' deaths.
$5.00
FAITH IN THE FAITH OF EMPIRE- Sale price to clear
Mitri Raheb
Orbis Books, US, 2014, 166pp Fourth printing
The Bible through Palestinian eyes. Gives us a different challenging perspective on the issues and Jesus
$5.00
FAITHFUL VOICES
Ed Schwartz
Friends General Conference, US, 2006, 98pp Illus
Oral Readings. Exploring beliefs in action. A biography, some quotes and queries on a range of wellknowns
$5.00
FEARLESS BENJAMIN LAY, THE
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
$29.00
FIRE KEEPER'S GIRLS, THE
L P Hansen
Onepoto Press, New Zealand, 2018, 317pp
A novel of the coming of age characters gain courage, hope and insight from real life influential women from history
$26.00
Forgiveness: Freed to Love
Christine Betz Hall
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 480, US, 2023, 30pp
Offers paradigm to set people free of hurt & bitterness Experence forgiveness as release into the Spirit liberates and prepares us to heal & transform
$25.00
FORGIVING JUSTICE (Revised Edition)
Tim Newell
Quaker Home Service, London, 2000, 160pp (Revised 2007)
Swarthmore Lecture. Quaker vision for criminal justice
$10.00
GATHERED MEETING, THE
Steven Davison
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 444, US, 2017, 34pp
The essence of the Quaker way. Historical and current state of this and how to foster it today
$18.00
GETTING ROOTED
Brian Drayton
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 391, US, 2007, 35pp
Living in the Cross, looking at our Quaker roots, a path to joy and liberation
$11.00
GOD'S INVITATION TO CREATIVE PLAY
Jesse White
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 468. US, 2021, 34pp
By reconnecting with the ease of creativity we know as children we connect with the ease of knowing God
$20.00
GOD, WORDS AND US
Helen Rowlands (Ed)
Quaker Books, London, 2017, 98pp
Britain Yearly Meeting publication. Quakers in conversations about religious differences
$22.00
GRIEF, FORGIVENESS, & REEMPTION AS A WAY OF TRANSFORMATION
Elaine Pryce
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 416, US, 2012, 35pp
Traumatic loss of a loved one, spiritual aspects of grief and blessings of acceptance
$14.00
GROUP SPIRITUAL NURTURE: The Wisdom of Spiritual Listening
Dalphne Clement
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 373, US, 2004, 32pp
Intimacy develops over time in Spiritual Nurture Group members connect to the Spirit
$18.00
GUIDED LIFE, THE
Craig Barnett
Quaker Quicks, Christian Alternative, UK, 2019, 69pp
Quaker wisdom for finding an inward source of purpose in everyday life in a time of complex challenges
$26.00
HEARING THE LIGHT- the Core Of Quaker Theology
Rhiannon Grant
Christian-Alternative/Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2021, 80pp
Gathering to wait & listen is at the heart of Quakerism & essential to understanding Quaker theology & a distinctive practice
$23.00
HEART OF ONENESS
Jennifer Kavanagh
Christian Alternative, Britain, 2017, 71pp
We find it hard to live together in the world. Oneness the heart of existence and how we can act in the world
$21.00
HILLBILLY QUAKER
Jennifer Elam
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
$22.00
HONOURING THE OTHER
Kevin Clements
New Zealand Yearly Meeting, 2010, 32pp Illus
2010 Quaker Lecture: Quest for respect, equality and small goodness's in Aotearoa New Zealand
$8.00
HOPE AND WITNESS IN DANGEROUS TIMES
J Brent Bill
Christian-Alternative/Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2021, 72pp
Invites us to consider how personal & communal faith practices should bring us to a fresh engagement with today's world
$20.00
HOW GOD CHANGES YOUR BRAIN
Andrew Newberg and Mark Robert Waldman
Ballintine Books, US, 2010, 348pp
A magnificent comprehensive scientific explanation of how spiritual beliefs & experiences enhance changes in our brains & yield better health & well being
$40.00
IN SEARCH OF STILLNESS-Using a simple meditation to find inner peace
Joanna Godfrey Wood
Christian-Alternative/Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2021, 104pp
Calls on early Quakers advice to go within & wait, adapting it to a modern method for finding stillness & peace.
$23.00
IN STEP with Quaker Testimony
Joanna Godfrey Wood
Christian-Alternative/Quaker Quicks, Britain, 2021, 74pp
Using a modern adaption of Margaret Fell writing on Simplicity, Truth, Equality & Peace with author's personal response
$21.00
INNER HEALING, INNER PEACE
John and Diana Lampen
Christian Alternative/Quaker Quicks, UK, 2023, 78pp
Quaker Quicks series. What do Quakers have to offer when there is pain & distress, in body, mind and Spirit? Includes practices readers can do themselves
$30.00
INVENTING HEAVEN
Amber Carroll & Chris Skidmore (Eds)
Sowle Press & Bedfordshire General Meeting, UK, 1999, 122pp
Quakers confront the challenges of genetic engineering
$5.00
INVESTING IN PEOPLE AND THE PLANET
Robert Howell
Robert Howell, NZ, 2017, 68pp
In a world of ecological disaster & inequality, how can we make a difference? Our investments influence others
$29.00
JAMES NAYLOR SPEAKING
Brian Drayton
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 413, US, 2011, 36pp
Speaks to the turmoil of our times, central themes of Naylor's Ministry are explored
$18.00