Resources

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Resources Index

Resources of 57th Street Meeting

Additional Information on the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Quaker Documents, Books and Pamphlets

Faith & Practice

Quaker Serials

 


Resources of 57th Street Meeting

Library: Online searchable catalog of the Meeting's library.

Publications of the Meeting: A collection of PDF files containing histories of 57th Street Meeting of Friends and publications of Progresiv Press.

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 Additional information on the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Quakerinfo.org: Quaker Information Center hosted by the Friends Center in Philadelphia.

Quaker.org: A list of links to a wide spectrum of Quaker-related sites.

Quakerpedia: Quaker encyclopedia in wiki format started in fall of 2006 by Zach A, a young adult Friend from New England Yearly Meeting.

Friends World Committee for Consultation: A source for information about Quakers around the world.

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Quaker Documents, Books and Pamphlets

Catalog of Old Quaker Writings from Quaker Heritage press. Currently in Print or Online books, pamphlets, letters, and other documents written by members of the Society of Friends in the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries.

Quaker Digital Collection of Earlham School of Religion.  Full text and page images of over 500 individual Quaker works from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Internet Archive: Open-Access text archive of over 1,000,000 texts.  Contains scans of various Quaker texts.  Enter title or author name into search box.  Quality and accuracy of scans varies.

Peace resources online: Regularly updated listings of resources compiled by Illinois Yearly Meeting Peace Resources Committee.

Street Corner Society: A common space where the historical experience of Friends and other groups connects with issues of our day, and where we as modern-day Friends and fellow-travellers may discover ourselves more clearly in a broader, historical context.

Quaker Electronic Archive: Contains Quaker writings as well as documents such as minutes and resource guides and basic information about Quakerism.

Introducing Chicago Area Quakers: Remarks to Friends World Committee for Consultation, Section of the Americas Annual meeting, by David H. Finke.  Posted on Street Corner Society. 

QuakerPages: A Christian Quaker Web Site.

Quaker Web Documents and Sites from Quaker.org and maintained by Quaker Ecumenical Seminars in Theology. 

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Faith & Practice

Faith & Practice of Illinois Yearly Meeting (in process).

Faith & Practice of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting: HTML, plain text and PDF versions.

Faith & Practice of Western Yearly Meeting: HTML or printable/downloadable PDF (747K).

Faith & Practice, Various Yearly Meetings' Online: List compiled by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

 

Quaker Serials

Among Friends: A forum about activities within the various meetings and worship groups which make up Illinois Yearly Meeting.

Friends Journal (limited access): An independent, international monthly magazine of current Quaker thought and life.

Pendle Hill Pamphlets  (select pamphlets): Pamphlets on spiritual life, faith and social witness from Pendle Hill, a Quaker center for spiritual growth, study and service.

Plummer Lectures: Keynote addresses from annual sessions of Illinois Yearly Meeting.

Quaker History from Friends Historical Association, information & subscriber login.  Chicago residents with Chicago Public Library card can access through CPL website. Directions: In Learn section under Online Research click "A-Z Research Databases." Scroll to end of page and click "WorldCat." A login page will open. Login by entering library card number and zip code. A WorldCat Basic Search page will open. In title search box enter “Quaker History” and click search button. On results page click “Serials” tab. Click “Quaker History” entry. Click Access link to open up Project Muse page.

Quaker Life (limited access): Published by Friends United Meeting.

Quaker Theology: A Progressive Journal and Forum for Discussion and Study from Quaker Ecumenical Seminars in Theology.

Universalist Friends from Quaker Universalist Fellowship.

 
Western Work: Newsletter of Western Yearly Meeting.