Quakerbooks is closed this week
It's almost here! We plan to launch a new Quakerbooks.org website next week. We will be closing Monday 9/15 for inventory and so that we can migrate data into the new website. We will reopen early next week on the new website.
New from Doug Gwyn
What are the qualities of Quaker faith and practice that contribute to living sustainably in the world today? How have Quakers learned to create the kind of individual and community life that can prepare us to live fully and responsibly into a time of social and planetary change? Retail price is $14.95 - preorder for $12.50.
Having trouble finding a book?
We expect to improve our webpage soon, with easier search tools. But in the meantime, here are some tips:
Searching by name or title? The brown “search” link is in the upper left corner, under the blue FGC logo. It leads to two search options (Google-based and our own). If you don’t find the book you are looking for, try using fewer words. It is often most effective when using just one or two words.
Searching by category? The gray “browsing” box in the left hand column includes a “category” link. Click it and you will get a drop down menu of categories. Click on any one of them, and you will get another drop down menu of subcategories, as well as a display of two or three featured titles in that category. When you click on the subcategory, you will get a full list of our stock in that particular subcategory.
The gray “browsing box” in the left column also lets you go through book titles alphabetically. It does not work as well in searching for authors. Only authors with multiple titles are included, and if books are published under different variations of the author’s name, the list may not be complete. We recommend using the “search” link when looking for a particular author.
We regret that our search functions are so complicated as to need instructions. We cannot fix the problems on our current website, but are working to introduce improvements that will make searching easier. Meanwhile, please call us is you can’t find the book you want. We are open 10–4 Eastern time, Monday–Thursday: 800-966-4556.
Posted by QuakerBooks on March 25, 2013
by Joe Paluck
We received J. Brent Bill’s newest publication, Awaken Your Senses, at QuakerBooks a few months ago and were impressed by the engaging yet simple sensory-oriented exercises within. As the book goes into a second printing to meet continuing reader demand, we jumped at the chance to interview Brent about the process behind creating this spiritual guide with co-author Beth Booram and about his own personal methods for keeping in touch with the Divine.
Brent, a recorded minister in the Religious Society of Friends, lives in Mooresville, Indiana, where he is the executive vice president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations in Indiana. He has been a local church pastor in Indiana and Ohio, as well as an adjunct professor at Earlham School of Religion in Indiana. He has written numerous books, short stories, and magazine articles. You can check out some of our other favorite publications by J. Brent Bill here:
Posted by QuakerBooks on May 8, 2012
from Graham Garner with Chel Avery You may be wondering why we've altered the name of this newsletter. This is because Chel is putting her monthly newsletter, Book Musings, on hiatus for the time being, and is collaborating with... Read more
Posted by QuakerBooks on September 11, 2013
New policy for billing meetings For some time, it has been our practice at QuakerBooks to require prepayment for individual orders, but we have invoiced monthly and yearly meetings, if they so request. Our oversight committee has considered... Read more
Posted by QuakerBooks on August 25, 2013
These are a few books we stock that Friends haven’t seemed to notice yet... Read more
Looking for language to illuminate the "inner light" and for the encouragement to live it. Read more
Roots Run Deep
Open For Transformation
Blessing Love, A Widows Story
A Sustainable Life
Timeless Quaker Wisdom In Plain Song