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Edited by Bill Samuel, Webservant,
January 7, 2008
Issue No. 29 Site News

Welcome to our many new subscribers. Please note that this newsletter is published on an occasional basis rather than a regular schedule. It has been many months since the last newsletter.

Quaker News - This is a new service of providing news of interest to Friends compiled from various sources. We expect to update this fairly frequently.

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Unrest in Kenya Concerns Friends

Country with largest numbers of Friends faces unrest after disputed election. We tell you where to find frequent updates of interest to Friends., January 7, 2008

Gwinnett Friends Meeting Splits

Georgia preparative meeting splits into Conservative and FGC worship groups., January 6, 2008

FWCC Unveils Online Directory of North American Friends' Meetings and Churches

First comprehensive online directory of Friends meetings and churches in U.S. and Canada made available., January 4, 2008

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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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