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Mysticism and Activism: Learning from John Woolman

Author: Michael Birkel
Summary: Michener Lecture to Southeastern YM.Earlham professor describes John Woolman's prophetic ministry in the 1700s.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 2002
Publisher: Southeastern Yearly Meeting Publications

Simple Riches: Reflections on the Work of the Quaker Parent

Author: Denis Nicholson Asselin, Asselin, Judy
Summary: Michener Lecture to Southeastern YM, 1995; A married couple from Philadelphia YM share about their family's life living the testimony of simplicity. The husband grew up Roman Catholic and used to be a monk.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 2000
Publisher: WQF

The Quaker Discovery; Room for the Infinite

Author: Thomas R. Kelly
Summary: Chapter from Kelly's book "The Eternal Promise," about early Friends, particularly George Fox, and the vision they had about spiritual insights coming directly from God.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 1977
Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.

The Simplification of Life

Author: Thomas R. Kelly
Summary: Chapter from "A Testament of Devotion," about the busyness of modern life in North America and Europe, with suggestions for how to simplify our lives and be more centered spiritually.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 1985
Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.,

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