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Bill Samuel, August 4, 2002
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Lee Hang-woo, quiet Quaker and active peacemaker
Memories of the late Lee Hang-woo, co-founder of Seoul Friends Meeting and tireless worker for peace and reunification in Korea.
The Korea Times, February 17, 2024
Wilmington College Emeritus Professor of History and longtime peace activist Larry Gara dies.
Wilmington College, November 25, 2019

For Genealogical Researchers:
The Quaker Corner
The premier online source of Quaker geneaological information. Because this excellent source existed when was founded, we leave the Quaker genealogical field to them.

Other Sites Served by the Webservant:
Friends in Christ
Local ministry in the Washington-Baltimore corridor, which also reaches out to the wider world through the Internet.
Supports seamless garment/consistent life ethic affirming life from conception to natural death, opposing war, abortion, the death penalty and social injustice.
Consistent Life
Network of groups and individuals committed to the protection of life, which is threatened in today's world by war, abortion, poverty, racism, capital punishment and euthanasia.
Bill Samuel's Home Page
Contains personal information and material that doesn't fit into my other sites, including some writings related to my spiritual life.
Bill Samuel's Reflections
My blog, with comments and reflections on various matters.

Big Selection
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Quaker and general books,
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Recommended Books: see all items
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.

Recommended Art Print: see all prints

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

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