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Recent New and Updated Material:
World Distribution of Quakers, 2012
Statistics on Quaker membership by region and country.
Snapshots, Summer 2012
The quarterly newsletter of the School of the Spirit.
Quaker Spirituality and Addiction: A Retreat for Concerned Friends, by Rita M. Willett (PDF)
An outline and description of a retreat for Friends concerned about addiction prepared for the On Being a Spiritual Nurturer program, January 2011.
The Call (PDF)
A play by Charlotte Basham produced as a final project On Being a Spiritual Nurturer program of the School of the Spirit, May 2011.
Class Epistle, May 2011 (PDF)
Class epistle of the 2009-2011 On Being a Spiritual Nurturer program of the School of the Spirit.
Next Steps
Lu Harper reflects on steps to take after completing the On Being a Spiritual Nurturer program of the School of the Spirit.
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Paul A. Lacey
Quaker activist, educator and scholar Paul Lacey dies at 82.
Richmond Palladium-Item, January 29, 2017
Epistle from 2016 Friends World Committee for Consultation World Plenary (International Representatives Meeting)
FWCC World Plenary issues epistle.
Friends World Committee for Consultation, January 27, 2016
53 Years After His Firing, College Professor Gets Apology
Grove City College finally apologizes for the unjust firing of Quaker professor Larry Gara in 1962, after which Gara had a successful career at Wilmington College (where he was your Webservant's faculty advisor).
New York Times, October 28, 2015
Belize Friends School opens night division
The Belize Friends Boys School has begun a new coed program for adults at night.
The Reporter (Belize), September 2015
Friends School in Detroit to close because of money woes
Friends School in Detroit is closing after 50 years, but is hoping to reopen in 2016.
Detroit Free Press, August 28, 2015
Clifford S. Winslow Obituary
Former Friends United Meeting Clerk and North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM) Clerk Clifford Winslow dies at 85.
The News & Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina), June 9, 2015
Scattergood Friends School Celebrates 125 Years of Innovative Education
Iowa's Scattergood Friends School to celebrate its 125th anniversary.
Little Village, June 4, 2015

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A Living Faith: An Historical and Comparative Study of Quaker Beliefs
Cover imageWilmer Cooper, founding Dean of Earlham School of Religion, provides an historical look at the beliefs of Friends (Quakers). Includes study questions.
Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home
Cover imageRichard J. Foster. Describes 21 types of Christian prayer. Harper San Francisco, 1992. 288 pages.
Journal of George Fox
Cover imageThe auto- biography of the founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Celebration of Discipline
Cover image20th Anniversary Edition of Richard J. Foster's million- selling work on Christian spiritual disciplines.
Imagination & Spirit: A Contemporary Quaker Reader
Cover imageA selection of excerpts from 15 contemporary Quaker authors who reached the mainstream market. See review.

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The Peaceable Kingdom
by Edward Hicks
29 in. x 23 in.

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