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September 6, 2002
Issue No. 14 Site News

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The Individual and the Meeting - Martha Paxson (Marty) Grundy writes an extended essay on the subject of the relationship between the individual Friend (Quaker) and their meeting (church). In this individualistic era, it is helpful to have this reflection drawing upon the traditional Quaker understanding of the faith community. Grundy is a well known figure among contemporary Friends, respected for her insights. She currently serves as Clerk of the Traveling Ministries Committee of Friends General Conference and Recording Clerk of Lake Erie Yearly Meeting. This piece was originally a plenary address to the 2001 sessions of Lake Erie Yearly Meeting. The printed version was an article in Quaker Religious Thought, the premier Quaker theological journal.

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The Twinings of Newtown

Feature story on the Twinings family of Newtown, Pennsylvania, an historically Quaker family.
Bucks County Courier Times, August 31, 2002

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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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