Your source for inspiring Quaker insights
For over 80 years, Pendle Hill has expanded understanding of Quaker life and witness through pamphlets and books. Each publication arises from the writer’s spiritual experience, religious concern, or special knowledge of an important contemporary theme.
Browse our online bookstore, which includes every Pendle Hill pamphlet ever published and every Pendle Hill book still in print, or click the following link to view or search an index of pamphlets (1934-2015) sorted numerically, by author, by title, or by subject (in Microsoft Word format). When you are on campus for an event, please be sure to visit the QuakerBooks bookstore, located in the Barn. In addition to Pendle Hill publications, QuakerBooks carries an increasingly diverse collection of books, pamphlets, ebooks, CDs, and other materials that help Friends and other interested individuals live our lives as expressions of our faith, serve our values, and learn about the Quaker way past and present.
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Pendle Hill Pamphlets
Where can you find brief, substantial writings by authors including Parker Palmer, Howard Thurman, Simone Weil, John Yungblut, Sandra Cronk, Fritz Eichenberg, Thomas Kelly, and Paul Lacey? In the Pendle Hill Pamphlet series. Each of these authors has written at least one of the 400+ Pendle Hill pamphlets.
Since its founding in 1930, Pendle Hill has been a center where Quaker faith is expressed in education – the education of adults for spiritually motivated service. Because spiritual experience is essential to Quakerism, Pendle Hill’s education is experiential at its core. The Pendle Hill pamphlets have been an integral part of this educational vision since 1934. The pamphlets are written from the personal experience, study, and insights of the authors, concerning spiritual life, faith, and witness.
Pendle Hill is now publishing six (6) pamphlets a year, each about 36 pages in length. Our most recent pamphlet (June 2015, #433) is Recovering Sacred Presence in a Disenchanted World by Mary Conrow Coelho. Every pamphlet ever printed is available from our online bookstore. Receive each pamphlet as it is published by ordering a subscription. Many older Pendle Hill pamphlets are available as e-pubs for your Kindle or Nook e-reader. We plan to continue to add more popular titles to our collection of e-pamphlets.
We offer a 20% discount when you buy 10 or more Pendle Hill pamphlets. Mixed titles are fine. Any wholesale orders should be made via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Several books are currently on sale, including The Intrepid Quaker, Dark Night Journey, Friends for 350 Years, and Quaker Strongholds.
Are you interested in submitting a manuscript for consideration as a possible Pendle Hill pamphlet? We welcome submissions from both new and longtime authors. Check our pamphlet submission guidelines to see if your manuscript meets our criteria. Please follow our style sheet when preparing your manuscript. May your writing go well!