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May 1, 2003
Issue No. 20 Site News

At the Site

Once again it has been quite a while since I've published a Newsletter. Welcome to the many new subscribers. Here is some of the new or updated content:

School of the Spirit - This is a mini-site with information on this unique Quaker ministry of prayer and learning which offers a Spiritual Nurture Program and silent retreats. Completely updated.

Chemical Sensitivity Among Quakers: My Experience and My Leading, by Alicia Adams - A Friend with chemical sensitivity describes working with her Quaker meeting to make it "fragrance free", and the leading that developed within her. This article is completely different from the one she recently had in Friends Journal.

More Quaker News

Friends' Peace Witness in Time of Crisis

Three attenders report in some depth on this important conference called by the Friends World Committee for Consultation, Section of the Americas, and held in January. Published at as a public service, to the best of my knowledge it is the only such report available on-line, or readily available.

Peace Teams News

Latest newsletter from Friends Peace Teams, including work in the Balkans, Colombia, Rwanda and Burundi.

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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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