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Islam from a Quaker Perspective

Author: Anthony Manousos
Summary: 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.
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 2003
Publisher: Friends Bulletin, WQF

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

Author: Rosemary M. Elliott
Summary: 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.
Country: South Africa
WQF publication year: 1979
Publisher: WQF

Tranforming Hearts, Minds, and Souls: Two Quaker Perspectives

Author: John Edminster, Terri Johns
Summary: 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
Country: USA
WQF publication year: 2012
Publisher: Wider Quaker Fellowship

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