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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.

 OUR NEW AND EXTENDED VERSION OF READINGS!!

ON THESE ISLANDS I runga i nga motu nei

QUAKER FAITH & PRACTICE IN AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND
 

The newly updated and extended QUAKER FAITH AND PRACTICE from Quakers

in Aotearoa New Zealand, 2024, 256pp Illustrated $25  

 

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 

A QUEER GIFT 

StePPING BEYOND THE MINDSET

Rainbow Quakers $15.00

Rainbow Quakers Group, The Regious Society of Friends in Aotearoa New Zealand,

2024 71pp 

The authors of this, the Quaker Lecture 2024, are all part of the Rainbow Group, a network of LGBTQIA+Quakers in Aotearoa New Zealand. These writings represent the lived experience and individual understandings of the authors


 

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 

IN SEARCH OF HOPE 
Joanna Godrey Wood  $26.00

          

Christian Alternative/Quaker Quicks, London, 2024, 84 pp

From the very popular Quaker Quicks series. 

A vibrant practical book which draws on the roots of Quaker tradition

to provide immediate and useful spiritual help in these challenging times 

 

 

 

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

TRANSCENDING NEOLIBERALISM
Jane Kelsey
Aotearoa New Zealand Yearly Meeting, 2017,32pp
2017 Quaker Lecture. Moving from a state of denial to progressive transformation
$14.00
TRAVELING IN THE DARK: A MEMOIR
Donna Eder
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 482, 2023, US, 25pp
Uses metaphors to bring understanding of her own darkness and our spiritual journeys and the importance of being unique rather than having to conform
$25.00
TRUTH OF THE HEART
Rex Ambler
Quaker Books, London, 2007, Revised Edition 202pp
examines writings of George Fox& puts them into day's context and develops our spirituality- very popular
$40.00
TUNING IN
Irene McHenry and Richard Brady (Eds)
Friends Council on Education, US, 2009, 144pp
Mindfulness in teaching and learning, a collection of essays for teachers by teachers
$5.00
TWELVE QUAKERS AND DEATH
Quaker Quest
Quaker Quest, Britain,2017, 40pp
Latest in series. Quakers and eternal life, attitude to death and coping with loss
$13.00
TWELVE QUAKERS AND EQUALITY
Quaker Quest
Quaker Quest, Hampstead Meeting, Britain, 2007, 40pp
Twelve Quakers reflect on their experience of Equality
$10.00
TWELVE QUAKERS AND EVIL
Quaker Quest
Quaker Quest, Hampstead Meeting, Britain, 2006, 36pp
Twelve Quakers reflect on their experience of Evil
$10.00
TWELVE QUAKERS AND JESUS
Quaker Quest
Quaker Quest, Hampstead Meeting, Britain, 2007, 35pp
Twelve Quakers reflect on their experience of Jesus
$10.00
TWELVE QUAKERS AND PACIFISM
Quaker Quest
Quaker Quest, Hampstead Meeting, Britain, 2005, 36pp
Twelve Quakers reflect on their experience of Pacifism
$10.00
TWELVE QUAKERS AND PRAYER
Quaker Quest
Quaker Quest, Britain,2015, 40pp
The latest in this popular series. Short focussed discussions on various Quaker beliefs and practices
$10.00
TWELVE QUAKERS AND SIMPLICITY
Quaker Quest
Quaker Quest, Hampstead Meeting, Britain, 2006 35pp
Twelve Quakers reflect on their experience of Simplicity
$10.00
TWELVE QUAKERS AND TRUTH
Quaker Quest
Quaker Quest, Britain, 2013, 40pp
From a great series. Short and to the point about Quaker beliefs
$10.00
TWELVE QUAKERS AND WORSHIP
Quaker Quest
Quaker Quest, Hampstead Meeting, Britain, 2004 32pp
Twelve Quakers reflect on their experience of Worship
$10.00
UNAPOLOGETIC; why despite everything Christianity can still make emotional sense
Francis Spufford
Faber and Faber, London 2012, 224pp
Muscular counter attack against Richard Dawkins showing that belief need not mean abandoning intelligence
$19.00
UNEXPECTED HERO, AN
Linda P Hansen
Createbooks, NZ, 2014, 145p (online teachers resource available)
A 12 year old in rural NZ district has to make a speech in public, on WW1 pacifist Archibald Baxter, good idea?
$16.00
WAIT AND WATCH Spiritual Practice, Rehearsal, and Performance
John Andrew Gallery
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 485, 2024, US, 30pp
Using the analogy found in theatre, music concerts & sports, describes how Meeting for Worship or Worship for Business can develop seven skills to transform
$25.00
WALK HUMBLY, SERVE BOLDLY
Margery Post Abbott
Inner Light Books, US, 2018, 466pp
Modern Quakers as everyday prophets. As did early Quakers we have choice to move from focus on us to The Light
$60.00
WALKING WITH THE BIBLE
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
$22.00
WHAT CANST THOU SAY?
Janet Scott
Quaker Books, London, 1980 (republished 2007), 88pp
Swarthmore Lecture 1980. Towards a Quaker Theology
$20.00
WHAT DO QUAKERS BELIEVE?
Geoffrey Durham
Quaker Quicks, Christian Alternative, UK, 2019, 70pp
Crucial questions answered clearly, straightforwardly and without jargon; Good Introduction
$25.00
WHAT WE KNOW, WHAT WE SAY AND WHAT WE DO
Bryan Bruce
Yearly Meeting, New Zealand, 2015, 31pp
2015 Quaker Lecture. Economic decisions are moral decisions. Poverty in New Zealand
$10.00
WHAT WE STAND ON
Paul Christiansen
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 429, US, 2014, 29pp
Calls Quakers to account for how well we face the seeds of war within our own lives
$14.00
WHY I AM A PACIFIST
Tim Gee
Quaker Quicks, Christian Alternative, UK, 2018, 74pp
Short clear comprehensive explanation of pacifism that covers all the bases & doesn't shy away from difficult questions
$26.00
WITH A TENDER HAND: a resource book for eldership and oversight
Zelie Gross
Quaker Books, Britain, 2015, 432pp
Quaker Life commissioned this comprehensive handbook to provide confident Eldership and Oversight
$42.00
WORDS OUT OF SILENCE
Jill Segger
Ekklesia, Britain, 2019, 155pp
A Quaker writer using poetry and prose on a journey of how to respond to turmoil in today's world
$32.00
YOU DON'T HAVE TO SIT ON THE FLOOR
Jim Pym
Seastone, US, 2002, 181pp
Making Buddhism part of your everyday life
$5.00