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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

JOURNAL OF GEORGE FOX (NICKALLS)
John L Nickalls (Ed)
London Yearly Meeting, London, 1952, 789pp
English version of the Journal.
$70.00
KEEPING UP WITH THE GOAL POSTS
Christabel Jackson
Christabel Jackson, NZ, 2020, 223pp Illus
Life story of Christabel from NZ who spent 27 years working in Lesotho through the dangerous years of Apartheid
$20.00
KINDER Ground: Creating space for truth
Thomas Penny
Quaker Books, London, 2021, 99pp
2021 Swarthmore Lecture. Recommit to truth & shed prejudice & create kinder ground to help nurture honest discourse
$25.00
KING OF THE SKY
Nicola Davies Illustrated by Laura Carlin
Walker Books, Britain, 2018,56pp, Paperback, Illus.
Children's book. 5- 8 age. Being in a new country. in aid of Amnesty International moving timeless story about "home"
$28.00
KIWI DRAGON
Bill Willmott
New Zealand Yearly Meeting, 2009, 48pp Illus
Quaker Centennial Lecture 2009. The Chinese in Aotearoa New Zealand:History, Culture, Hope
$10.00
LEAF
Sandra Dieckmann
Flying Eye Books, Britain, 2018 ,Illus
Children's book. Heart warming tale of helping others and not fear, and the plight of polar bears"
$24.00
LET'S MAKE YOGA MAGIC
Heather Leah and Sandi Sonke
Familius Com, US, 2019. Illus Hardbound
Primary age children. Pull the levers, turn the wheels, watch thirteen children come to life and learn life skills
$10.00
LIGHT THAT IS SHINING, A
Harvey Gillman
Quaker Home Service, London, 2003 (New Edition) 96pp
A very good general introduction to Quakers for newcomers.
$18.00
LIGHT TO LIVE BY: an exploration in Quaker Spirituality
Rex Ambler
Quaker Books, London, 2002, 60pp
Companion volume to "Truth of the Heart"
$25.00
LISTEN TO THE WIND
Greg Mortenson and Susan Roth
Penguin, US, Illus Large Format
The story of Dr Gregg and three cups of tea- a story for children on positive working in the world
$5.00
LISTENING As Quaker Practice
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
$15.00
LITTLE BOOK OF RESTORATIVE JUSTICE, THE -Revised and Updated
Howard Zehr
Good Books, US, 2015, 106pp
From the founder of Restorative Justice, revised and updated in the advances in the field
$15.00
LITTLE BOOK OF VICTIM OFFENDER CONFERENCING, THE
Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz
Goodbooks, US, 2009, 89pp
Victim offender restorative justice dialogue- practical manual
$15.00
LIVING ELDERSHIP
Jenny Routledge
Quaker Books, Britain, 2014, 120pp
A course on Eldership
$20.00
LIVING FELLOWSHIP NEEDS FRESH FORMS
Daphne Clement
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 471, US, 2021, 30pp
Looks at tension between authority of traditon & continuing relevation. Looks at recent experiment with daily Zoom worship
$22.00
LONG ROAD, A
T Vail Palmer
Barclay Press, US, 2017, 310pp
How Quakers make sense of God and the Bible. A long, rocky, even muddy road which is still debated in Quakers today
$38.00
MAN THAT LOOKS ON GLASS, A
Derek Guiton
FeedAReading Publishing, Britain, 2015, 266pp
Standing up for God in the Religious Society of Friends
$38.00
MEETING JESUS AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME
Marcus J.Borg
Harper SF, US, 1995, 150pp
Inspirational account of historical Jesus, not doctrines but relationship with the Spirit
$30.00
MIND OF CHRIST,THE
Michael Birkel (Ed)
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 406, US, 2010, 34pp
Bill Taber on Meeting for Business
$11.00
MIND THE ONENESS
Rex Ambler
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 463, US, 2020, 44pp
The mystic way of the Quakers. Explores historical and present day mysticism in Quakers
$18.00
MINDING THE FUTURE
Christine Davis
Quaker Books, London, 2008, 98pp
2008 Swarthmore Lecture. Stewardship-insights from the past. What are we passing on to the future?
$17.00
MISFITS, THE
James Howe
Aladdin, US, 2003, 274pp
Names will break our spirit, sensitive tale of adolescence
$2.00
MONEY AND SOUL
Pamela Haines
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 450, US, 2018, 34pp
Our troubled relationship with the economic system, our values and the shift from common welfare to private gain
$26.00
MONEY AND SOUL
Pamela Haines
Quaker Quicks, Christian Alternative, UK, 2018, 68pp
If money troubles your soul, try this down to earth Quaker perspective on economies large and small
$26.00
NEEDLE'S EYE, THE: A Philippine Experience
Carol Reilly Urner
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 275, US, 1987, 28pp
Reflections of involvement with tribal people and war
$2.00
NO ROYAL ROAD TO RECONCILIATION
Gene Knudsen Hoffman
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 321, US, 35pp
Healing through the gift of compassionate listening.PHP 321.
$2.00
NO-NONSCENSE GUIDE TO RELIGION
Symon Hill
New Internationalist, 2010, Britain, 133pp
a modern view of the positives and negatives
$5.00
NOTSO HOTSO
Anne Fine
Farrar Strauss, US, 2001, 92pp Illus Hardbound
Why do bad things happen to good dogs?
$2.00
ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN
Eden Grace
Quaker Books, London, 2019, 143pp
2019 Swarthmore Lecture. Looking at Quaker's contemporary witness to climate change, its spiritual roots & today
$23.00
ONE CAREGIVER'S JOURNEY WITH DEMENTIA
Anne Felton
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 477, US, 2022, 28pp
How a Quaker found deep peace & joy through a spiritual dimension during her journey with her husband who was diagnosed with dementia
$25.00
OPEN FOR TRANSFORMATION Being Quaker
Ben Pink Dandelion
Quaker Books, Britain, 2014, 113pp
2014 Swarthmore Lecture. To be vibrant and useful we need to be clear about what we are and what we are not.
$25.00
OPEN TO NEW LIGHT: Quakers and Other Faiths
Elizabeth Nesbitt
Christian Alternative/Quaker Quicks, UK, 2023, 83pp
Quaker Quicks series. Relates Quaker history & faith to other faiths and the relationships between them
$30.00