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Bill Samuel, August 4, 2002
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Edited by Bill Samuel, Webservant,
September 26, 2002
Issue No. 15 Site News

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What Is Doctrine? - Friends in Christ (Plain Quakers), a group based in the United Kingdom, explores what doctrine traditionally means to Friends and provides a Biblical exposition of the use of th term.

Three Levels of "vocal ministry" - Michael Fondanova writes an extended essay about vocal ministry. This is a thorough Biblical exposition, in the context of the scriptural treatment of prophetic gifts.

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Friends Respond to the Threat of War

Given our historic peace testimony, Friends always seek to encourage nations not to resort to war. With the current threat of the United States leading a large-scale military effort against Iraq, Quaker groups are making statements urging a different approach. Below I list three such recent statements. Also look elsewhere on these sites for more on the current crisis and how people can respond.

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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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