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A Prophetic Vision of the Peaceable Kingdom

Autor: New England Yearly Meeting
Resumen: "[This] prophetic vision of the Peaceable Kingdom came out of the 1980 New England Y.M. 'Peaceable Kingdom Workshop'…"
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1982
Editor: New England YM

A Quaker Declaration of War

Autor: Chuck Fager
Resumen: Adaptation of talk given at Illinois YM in July, 2003; Quaker peace worker urges Friends to speak out more strongly for justice and peace in the world.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2003
Editor: WQF

An Ocean of Darkness, An Ocean of Light, y un Barquito Grande: Friends Ministry of Hope in a Troubled World

Autor: Bridget Moix
Resumen: Plenary address published first in Western Friend magazine. Author has worked on peace and conflict issues for many years, including with Friends Committee on National Legislation, the Quaker United Nations Office and Mexico City's Casa de los Amigos
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2011
Editor: Wider Quaker Fellowship

Answering the Love of God: Living Our Testimonies

Autor: Joan Wena
Resumen: Keynote speech by a Kenyan Friend at 1997 FWCC Triennial in Birmingham, England. If we truly accept God's love, then we must use the spirit of love to help our fellow human beings.
País: Kenya
Año de publicación WQF: 1997
Editor: FWCC

Being Faithful Witnesses to our Friends Peace Testimony: Serving God in a Changing World

Autor: Marian Hobbs, Mouana, Bakamana; Valentine, Lonnie
Resumen: Panel presentation from 21st Triennial of FWCC in New Zealand in 2004: Friends from three different countries talk about working for peace and justice in their countries and the world.
País: Aotearoa-New Zealand, DR-Congo, USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2004
Editor: WQF

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

Autor: Friends World Committee for Consultation
Resumen: 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.
País: Kenya, Nepal, Philippines, Cuba, New Zealand, Britain, USA, Rwanda, Burundi
Año de publicación WQF: 2013
Editor: WQF

Being Truthful

Autor: Heather C. Moir
Resumen: Michener Lecture, Southeastern YM, 2003. Lifelong Friend active in FWCC gives observations on the Friends testimony of integrity, with references to the Bible and Friends history.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2003
Editor: Southeastern Yearly Meeting Publications

Belief Into Action

Autor: Margaret Hope Bacon
Resumen: Historian from Philadelphia YM tells about Quakers witnessing for peace through the centuries, describing both spiritual and political aspects.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1985
Editor: WQF

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

Autor: Doris Ferm
Resumen: A Friend in her 80's offers a broad and challenging framework for considering our place in the world.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2010
Editor: Wider Quaker Fellowship

Border Crossings/Cruzando Fronteras

Autor: Arturo Carranza
Resumen: The author suggests aspects of Quakerism he feels are relevant to Hispanics living in the U.S.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1996
Editor: World Gathering of Young Friends (1985)

Bringing Business into the Light

Autor: Richard Holden
Resumen: Author sets forth real-life examples of challenges faced and choices made in the workplace.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2009
Editor: The Earlhamite

Can Love Really Overcome Violence and Hate?

Autor: Mary Lord
Resumen: Speech given at the Annual Meeting of FWCC, Section of the Americas, Philadelphia, 2002. As the USA entered a new period of warmaking, a Friend from Baltimore YM offered a vision of how we could work for peace, with quotes from the Bible and Quaker history.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2002
Editor: FCNL, WQF

Conversations from the Heartland

Autor: Kat Griffith
Resumen: Friends Journal article: Midwestern "liberal-type" Friend who home schools her children describes her communication with other home-schooling mothers who are fundamentalist Christians, and efforts to find common spiritual ground.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2006
Editor: Friends Journal, WQF

Drawing on Sources Eternal

Autor: Margaret Backhouse, Cadbury, Henry; Jahn, Gordon (Irwin Abrams, ed.)
Resumen: Lectures given on the occasion of the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Religious Society of Friends in 1947
País: USA, UK
Año de publicación WQF: 1997
Editor: The Nobel Foundation & University of Toronto Press; WQF/AFSC

Emily Greene Balch: The Holy Fire

Autor: Mercedes M. Randall
Resumen: Excerpts from Randall's biography of Balch, "The Uncommon Bostonian." Balch was a peace activist, founder of Women's Int'l League for Peace & Freedom, and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1986
Editor: Twayne Publishers, Inc.

Friends Initiatives for Peace in the Great Lakes Region of Africa

Autor: Stephen Collett
Resumen: Observations on how African Friends and Friends from outside Africa have worked together to bring peace to the Great Lakes Region.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2001
Editor: Friends Publishing Corporation

Friends' Peace Witness in a Time of Crisis: A Report from the FWCC Conference…

Autor: Rolene Walker
Resumen: Summary of the final panel discussion from the Friends World Committee for Consultation Peace Conference of 2003.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2003
Editor: WQF

Friends' Struggles Through the Years

Autor: Ron Mock
Resumen: Part of panel at 2003 Friends World Committee for Consultation Peace Conference, about the spiritual basis of the Friends' peace testimony.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2003
Editor: WQF

God's Earth, Our Choices

Autor: Stephen Collett, Keza-Kubi, Silas M.; Yujra Ticona, Bernabé; Smith, Gillian
Resumen: A panel presentation by four Friends on 'The Light Of God's Creation," at the 1994 FWCC Triennial held at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico.
País: Bolivia, Tanzania, UK, USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1994
Editor: FWCC

God's Presence in Trauma

Autor: Pam Ferguson
Resumen: Article from Quaker Life. Friends pastor from Indiana YM who works with prisoners describes when her home was invaded by an escaped prisoner and how she stayed spiritually centered.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2005
Editor: WQF, FWCC

Islam from a Quaker Perspective

Autor: Anthony Manousos
Resumen: Friend from Pacific YM describes how he reached out a hand of peace to Muslims in his community after the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2003
Editor: Friends Bulletin, WQF

Journey to Sakartvelo

Autor: Greta Mickey
Resumen: Chronicle of a visit to the Republic of Georgia, or Sakartvelo, by two Friends who led Alternatives to Violence training there
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2012
Editor: Wider Quaker Fellowship

Learning to Go in Peace

Autor: Colin Saxton
Resumen: Keynote talk at sessions of Philadelphia YM in 2008, by pastor from Northwest YM, exploring the peace testimony and its Biblical basis and how we can live it in the 21st century.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2009
Editor: WQF

Let Us Then Try What Love Can Do...at the UN?

Autor: Gordon M. Browne, Jr.
Resumen: Description of the work of QUNO, mostly from a New York office perspective.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1996
Editor: WQF

Light from the Darkness

Autor: Jan Arriens
Resumen: Dutch Friend in the UK writes about involvement in prison ministry in the UK and the USA, including befriending men who were later executed.
País: UK
Año de publicación WQF: 2002
Editor: Friends Quarterly

Military Service and Conscientious Objection

Autor: J.E. McNeil
Resumen: Friend from Baltimore YM and the Center on Conscience and War in Washington describes what conscientious objection to war is and gives a historical perspective extending into the 21st century.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2003
Editor: WQF

Mysticism and Activism: Learning from John Woolman

Autor: Michael Birkel
Resumen: Michener Lecture to Southeastern YM.Earlham professor describes John Woolman's prophetic ministry in the 1700s.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2002
Editor: Southeastern Yearly Meeting Publications

Nonviolent Resistance: The Third Way

Autor: Walter Wink
Resumen: Article originally in Yes! Magazine with title, "Can Love Save the World?" Thoughts on pacifism after Sept. 11, 2001, from a Christian perspective.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2002
Editor: Yes! Magazine

Nourishing the Spiritual Life: Finding Companionship

Autor: Paul Lacey
Resumen: Friend from Ohio Valley YM offers insights into the meaning of community, including respecting difference while we look for commonalities between people.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2006
Editor: Quaker Home Service, London

One Body with Many Parts

Autor: Joyce (Dududzile) Mtshazo
Resumen: Talk given at FWCC 50th Anniversary. A South African Friend describes Quakerism in her country and what it was like for Black South Africans living under apartheid.
País: South Africa
Año de publicación WQF: 1988
Editor: WQF

Peacemaking: Public & Private

Autor: Adam Curle
Resumen: British Friend speaking at a university in Canada in 1978, about working for peace and justice in the world at large and in our own lives, families, and so on.
País: UK
Año de publicación WQF: 1984
Editor: WQF

Practicing the Gospel of Hope in the Nuclear Age

Autor: Daniel A. Seeger
Resumen: A Friend from New York YM sees the film "Gandhi" and makes observations about efforts to transform the world using violent and nonviolent means; he includes examples from the Bible, Quaker history, and other sources.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1983
Editor: WQF

Proclaiming Peace: Lives That Speak

Autor: Linda Joffee, Deming, Vinton
Resumen: Joffee: British writer summarizes the life of a man imprisoned for violent IRA activities who later had a change of heart and became a Christian pacifist; Deming: interview with mixed-race Catholic man in South Africa who was working for peace and justice in the 1980s.
País: UK, USA, South Africa
Año de publicación WQF: 1990
Editor: Christian Science Monitor, Friends Journal

Quakers Working Together for Peace and Reconciliation in the Africa Great Lakes Region

Autor: Laura Chico, Nyiramana, Cecile; Parsons, Peggy Senger
Resumen: Writings by three Quaker women on peace & reconciliations efforts in Burundi & Rwanda following the 1990s genocides.
País: Burundi, Rwanda, USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2005
Editor: Various: AGLI Newsletter and unction.org

Remembering Agnes: A lesson in Nonviolence

Autor: Margaret Hope Bacon
Resumen: Quaker historian and author recounts a remarkable experience she had while working in a mental hospital with her husband, who was a conscientious objector during the Second World War.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2006
Editor: Friends Journal

Selections from Spirit Rising: Young Quaker Voices

Autor: Laurie Picard, Andreas Brand
Resumen: Young adult Quakers from a variety of theological backgrounds share ecological concerns
País: USA, Korea, Sweden, Britain
Año de publicación WQF: 2010
Editor: QuakerPress of FGC

Self-Giving Love

Autor: Susumu Ishitani
Resumen: Talk given at World Conference of Friends in The Netherlands in 1991. Japanese Friend gives example of how we can live in Christian-type "self-giving love."
País: Japan
Año de publicación WQF: 1992
Editor: WQF

Shalom, Much More Than Peace

Autor: Anthony Prete
Resumen: Analysis of the Biblical concept of "shalom" and how it includes not just peace (absence of violence) but also other concepts such as justice and the equality of all people.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2008
Editor: Friends Journal

Simple Riches: Reflections on the Work of the Quaker Parent

Autor: Denis Nicholson Asselin, Asselin, Judy
Resumen: 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.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2000
Editor: WQF

The Cool Green Hills of Earth

Autor: Elizabeth Watson
Resumen: "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.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1990
Editor: WQF

The Quaker Discovery; Room for the Infinite

Autor: Thomas R. Kelly
Resumen: 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.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1977
Editor: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.

The Roots of Peace in Conflict

Autor: Elise Boulding
Resumen: Conflict provides opportuntity for learning. Friends might think of themselves as being in a lifelong training process for creative conflict management.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1995
Editor: WQF

The Simplification of Life

Autor: Thomas R. Kelly
Resumen: 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.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 1985
Editor: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.,

The Work of QUNO in New York

Autor: Jack Patterson, Heninger, Lori
Resumen: Story of QUNO New York work with the United Nations, with accompanying article about Quaker House at the U.N.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2003
Editor: Friends Publishing Corporation

The Workings of Jesus Christ in the Life of R.M.E.

Autor: Rosemary M. Elliott
Resumen: A British Friend who moved to South Africa and married there describes her spiritual journey to live according to Christ's teachings and oppose racism and apartheid.
País: South Africa
Año de publicación WQF: 1979
Editor: WQF

Through My Enemy's Eyes

Autor: Troy Chapman
Resumen: Reprinted from Yes! Magazine, Winter 2001-02; a man serving 60-90 years for murder describes his process of healing and religious conversion and trying to stay spiritually centered in prison.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2002
Editor: Yes! Magazine

To do Nothing

Autor: Tina Coffin
Resumen:
País:
Año de publicación WQF: 2010
Editor: WQF

Tranforming Hearts, Minds, and Souls: Two Quaker Perspectives

Autor: John Edminster, Terri Johns
Resumen: Two authors from Friends United Meeting write of their personal experiences on transformation, renewal, love and unity – themes close to the hearts of all members of the Religious Society of Friends
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2012
Editor: Wider Quaker Fellowship

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

Autor: Rpb Pierson
Resumen: Friends environmental testimony explored through an examination of spiritually transformative stories, and following the inspiriation of Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2013
Editor: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Tribute to a Peacemaker/WaitingintheLight.blogspot.com: Selected entries from Tom Fox's Blog

Autor: Tom Fox, Fullerton, Florence (ed.)
Resumen: Selections from the web log of Tom Fox, who was killed in Iraq while serving with Christian Peacemaker Teams. Introduced by Florence Fullerton.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2006
Editor: WQF

What Can Love Do?

Autor: Amanda Hoffman
Resumen: Story of Hector and Susie Black's decision to speak against the death penalty for the murderer of their daughter.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2002
Editor: Friends Journal

What Jesus Means to Me: Jesus the Liberator

Autor: Roger C. Wilson
Resumen: Backhouse Lecture to Australia YM in 1981. British Friend describes how the life and message of Jesus has influenced his work for peace and justice, mainly through work with the UN.
País: Australia
Año de publicación WQF: 1983
Editor: The Religious Society of Friends in Australia Inc.

Workplace as Spiritual Classroom

Autor: Katherine Coon
Resumen: Lessons learned in the workplace.
País: USA
Año de publicación WQF: 2009
Editor: What Canst Thou Say?

Wrestling with the Peace Testimony: In Spirit and in Truth

Autor: Jane Orion Smith
Resumen: Talk given at FWCC Peace Conference in NC, 2003; Canadian Friend offers insights on the so-called "War on Terror" from one of the neighbors of the USA.
País: Canada
Año de publicación WQF: 2003
Editor: WQF

You Are Your Brother's Keeper---The Divine Imperative

Autor: Simeon Shitemi
Resumen: Keynote talk given at FUM Triennial sometime in the early 1980s. Pastor from Kenya urges us to live with integrity and peace, rather than becoming enmeshed in materialistic things.
País: Kenya
Año de publicación WQF: 1984
Editor: Friends United Meeting

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