Library Accessions 2016
As always, the Library Committee welcomes donations and suggestions from the Meeting for new acquisitions.
A Man that looks on Glass: Standing up for God in the Religious Society of Friends, by Derek Guiton.
A Sustainable Life – Quaker Faith and Practice in the Renewal of Creation, by Douglas Gwyn.
Encounters with mental distress, Quaker stories, by Quaker Books
How to think about religious freedom, by Nick Spencer.
Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence, by Jonathan Sacks.
The Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier, Edited by William Jolliff.
Trespass and Trust: Quaker Meetings and Sex Offenders, by Daphne Glazer.
Confessions of a Prison Chaplain, by Mary Brown
Environmental Politics, by Andrew Dobson
The Book of Forgiving, by Desmond Tutu
Readings for Funerals, by Mark Oakley
Inequality and the 1%, by Danny Dorling
The Quest for a Moral Compass, by Kenan Malik
God and the Gay Christian, by Matthew Vines
Words, by Harvey Gillman
From Christian to Quaker, by Tony Philpott
Changing the Prison System, by Tony Taylor
Twelve Prisoners and Quakers, by Northumbria Area Meeting
Freeing the Spirit, by Roy Stephenson
Faith in Action, by Jonathan Dale
Falling Upward, Roar R
Quakers and Other Faiths, OCCIR
Mending Broken Hearts, Rebuilding Shattered Lives (2x copies), Mombo E & Nyiramana C
Our Wonderful World, Edmunds M
A Story of the Peoples of Granada, Challis B
Quaker Faith & Practice, 5th edition (2x copies), Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Living our Beliefs, Ralph G
Missions by the Spirit, Stansell R
Our Life is Love, Martin M
Philosophy and Theology, Caputo J
Truth about Trident (The), Wallis T
Adam Curle. Radical Peacemaker, by Tom Woodhouse and John Paul Lederach.
Through a Glass Darkly. A defence of Quaker nontheism by David Boulton.
Reform Proposals – For a Democratic United Nations and the Rule of Law, Compiled by Hanne Christensen.
Holding Faith. Creating Peace in a violent world by David Gee.
A Quaker Family in Wartime Shanghai 1940 -1946 by Marion Hope Lee.
A Language for the Inward Landscape. Spiritual wisdom from the Quaker movement by Brian Drayton and William P. Taber, Jr.
Spiritual Direction, a practical introduction by Sue Pickering.
The Library contains a number of rare and valuable books which are kept securely and not freely available on the shelves. Anyone wishing to see and consult these books can do so by asking a member of the Library Committee. However, these books can only be read in the Library, they cannot be made available on loan.
A Collection of Testimonies concerning Public Friends Deceased
Barclay’s Apology, Harrison G, 1815
Christian Doctrine, Practice and Discipline, Society of Friends, 1861
Early Friends in Surrey and Sussex (The), Marsh T, 1886
English Bible (The), Grierson H, 1942
Essays on the Evidence, Doctrine and Practical Operations of Christianity., Gurney J, 1825
Essays on the Principles of Morality, Dymond J, 1830
George Fox’s Journal Volume I, Fox G, 1836
George Fox’s Journal Volume II, Fox G, 1836
Inner Light, 1932
Journal of George Fox Volume I, Fox G, 1709
Journal of George Fox Volume II, Fox G, 1709
Journal of the Life, Labours and Travels of Thomas Shillitoe Volume II, Shillitoe T, 1839
Life of William Dewsbury (The), Smith E, 1836
Memoirs of the Life and Gospel Labours of the late Daniel Wheeler, Wheeler D, 1852
Observations on the Distinguishing Views and Practices of the Society of Friends.Gurney J, 1842
Observations on the Religious Peculiarities of the Society of Friends., Gurney J, 1824,
Penns and Peningtons (The), Webb M, 1867
Six Generations of Friends in Ireland, Richardson J, 1893
William Penn’s Journal of His Travels, Penn W, 1835