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Being Salt and Light: Excerpts from the Plenary Speeches from the 2012 World Conference of Friends held in Kenya

Author: Friends World Committee for Consultation
Summary: Excerpts from plenary speeches given at the historic World Conference of Friends that took place at Kabarak University in Kenya in April 2012. Over 850 Friends from 51 countries around the world gathered to worship, sing, dance, hear talks, participate in workshops, and learn from each other.
Country: Kenya, Nepal, Philippines, Cuba, New Zealand, Britain, USA, Rwanda, Burundi
WQF publication year: 2013
Publisher: WQF

Beyond Stewardship of Nature: Friends and the "Great Story"

Author: Doris Ferm
Summary: A Friend in her 80's offers a broad and challenging framework for considering our place in the world.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 2010
Publisher: Wider Quaker Fellowship

God's Earth, Our Choices

Author: Stephen Collett, Keza-Kubi, Silas M.; Yujra Ticona, Bernabé; Smith, Gillian
Summary: A panel presentation by four Friends on 'The Light Of God's Creation," at the 1994 FWCC Triennial held at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico.
Country: Bolivia, Tanzania, UK, USA
WQF publication year: 1994
Publisher: FWCC

Selections from Spirit Rising: Young Quaker Voices

Author: Laurie Picard, Andreas Brand
Summary: Young adult Quakers from a variety of theological backgrounds share ecological concerns
Country: USA, Korea, Sweden, Britain
WQF publication year: 2010
Publisher: QuakerPress of FGC

The Cool Green Hills of Earth

Author: Elizabeth Watson
Summary: "Sermon preached at Mohawk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY." Friend from New England YM pleads for human beings to show respect for God and the planet and to live more ecologically centered lives.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 1990
Publisher: WQF

Trees and the Forest: Story and Trustori in Quaker Faith and Practice

Author: Rpb Pierson
Summary: Friends environmental testimony explored through an examination of spiritually transformative stories, and following the inspiriation of Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

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