The Quaker Testimony for Peace:
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Alexander, Horace Gundry. 1938. The Growth of the Peace Testimony of the Society of Friends. London England: Friends Peace Committee;† Leeds, England: Northern Friends Peace Board.

________. 1939. The Growth of the Peace Testimony of the Society of Friends. London: Friends Peace Committee.

________. 1956. The Growth of the Peace Testimony of the Society of Friends. London: Friends Peace Committee.

________. 1982. The Growth of the Peace Testimony of the Society of Friends. London: Quaker Peace & Service.

Australian General Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace Board. Our Peace Testimony : An Appeal to the Thoughtful People of Australia. [Adelaide: Hassell].

Baily, Jennifer Edwards. 1983. World War II : A Challenge to the Peace Testimony of Quakers in America.

Bartlett, Jarvis Henry. 1918. The Ground of Our Testimony.

Beebe, Ralph, Robert J. Rumsey, and Norval Hadley. 1976. New Call to Peacemaking : A Challenge to All Friends. Philadelphia: distributed by Friends World Committee for Faith and Life Movement.

Braithwaite, Joseph Bevan. 1918. The Society of Friends and the Limitations of Its Peace Testimony. [London].

Brearley, Margery C. 1941. A Consideration of the Quaker Peace Testimony. [Swarthmore, Pa.].

Brinton, Howard Haines. 1941. Sources of the Quaker Peace Testimony. Pendle Hill Pamphlet, 27. Wallingford, Pa.: Pendle Hill.

________. 1950, 1958, 1966. The Peace Testimony of the Society of Friends. [Philadelphia]: American Friends Service Committee.

Brock, Peter. 1965. The Peace Testimony in "a Garden Enclosed."

________. 1970. Pioneers of the Peaceable Kingdom. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

________. 1990. The Quaker Peace Testimony : 1660 to 1914. York, England

Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press.

________. 1992. A Brief History of Pacifism : From Jesus to Tolstoy. Toronto

Syracuse, N.Y.: P. Brock ; distributed by Syracuse University.

________. 1998. Varieties of Pacifism : A Survey from Antiquity to the Outset of the Twentieth Century. [Toronto? Syracuse, N.Y.: P. Brock?] ; distributed by Syracuse University Press.

Cadbury, Henry Joel. 1915. The Basis of a Peace Conviction. Philadelphia.

Ceadel, Martin. 1996.† The Origins of War Prevention : the British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1730-1854. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press.

________. Thinking About Peace and War. 1987. Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press.

Challenge to Mars : Essays on Pacifism From 1918 to 1945.† 1999.† Edited by Peter Brock and Thomas P. Socknat.† Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press.

Chance, Harold. 1951. Tradition and Challenge : The Historic Peace Testimony of the Religious Society of Friends. [Philadelphia]: Larchwood Press.

________. 1952. Tradition and Challenge : The Historical Peace Testimony of the Religious Society of Friends. [Philadelphia: The Larchwood Press.

________. 1956. Brief Discussion Outline of the Historic Peace Testimony of the Religious Society of Friend (Related to but Not Entirely Based on Tradition and Challenge). [Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee.

Cronk, Sandra Lee. 1984. Peace Be with You : A Study of the Spiritual Basis of the Friends Peace Testimony. Philadelphia: Tract Association of Friends.

Davis, Robert and Friends Home Service Committee. 1940. Quaker Witness for Peace. London: Friends' home service committee.

________. 1941. Quaker Witness for Peace. London and Birmingham: Friends Home Service Committee and Woodbrooke Extension Committee.

Dymond, Jonathan.† 1823. Enquiry Into the Accordancy of War With the Principles of Christianity. London : Longman, Hurst.

Evanston Monthly Meeting. 1942. The Quaker Peace Testimony : Condensed from Original Statements. Evanston, Ill.: Evanston Meeting of Friends Peace Committee.

Fager, Charles. 1980. Four Meditations on Quaker Witness. Falls Church, Va.: Kimo Press.

Farrar, Stanley C. 1942. Our Peace Testimony in Total War. [London: Friends Peace Committee].

Fox, George. 1660. A Declaration from the Harmles & Innocent People of God Called Quakers : Against All Plotters and Fighters in the World. For the Removing of the Ground of Jealousie and Suspition from Both Magistrates and People in the Kingdoms, Concerning Wars and Fightings. And Also Something in Answer †to That Clause of the Kings Late Proclamation, Which Mentions the Quakers, to Clear Them from the Plot and Fighting, Which Therein Is Mentioned, and for the Clearing Their Innocency. [London: Printed for Robert Wilson at the sign of the Black-Spread-Eagle and Wind-Mill in Martins l'Grand.

________. 1684. A Declaration from the Harmless & Innocent People of God : Called Quakers against All Sedition Plotters & Fighters in the World ... Presented Unto the King Upon the 21th Day of the 11th Moneth, 1660. [London?]

Fox, George and Max Skinner. 1983. Selected Passages from George Fox's Writings Illustrating the Early Quaker Christian Peace Testimony. [Toronto, Canada?]: Yonge Street Meeting Study Group.

Friends & War : A New Statement of the Quaker Position. 1931. London: Friends' Book Centre.

Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.). 1967. The Peace Testimony of Friends in the 20th Century. [Philadelphia]: Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace.

Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) and Society of Friends. Friends Meeting of Washington. 1975. Quakers on Peace : Some Testimonies by Friends, 1650-1975. Washington, D.C.: Friends Meeting of Washington.

Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia Pa.) and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Peace Committee. 1942. Peace, a Positive Testimony : Statements on the Peace Testimony of the Religious Society of Friends from 1651 to 1942. Philadelphia: Friends' Peace Committee.

Friends World Committee for Consultation. 1968. Notes on the Quaker Peace Testimony [and] the Friends Peace Testimony - a Challenge of Our Time. [Birmingham, Eng.]: Friends World Committee for Consultation.

Gara, Larry. [1971?]. Peace Testimony: Root and Branch. [manuscript].

Gastil, John W. 1988. Quakers & Violence : A Descriptive Study of the Peace Testimony of the Religious Society of Friends from 1900-1980.

Graham, John W. 1929. The Quaker Testimony against War. London: Friends' Peace Committee.

Gregory, Edward. The Society of Friends and War. [Bristol, Eng.: Edmund J. Gregory].

Groom, Donald G. and London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Friends Peace and International Relations Committee. 1966. The Peace Testimony Today : a Study Outline. [London].

Hess, Dale. 1992. A Brief Background to the Quaker Peace Testimony. Victoria, Australia: Victoria Regional Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.

Hirst, Margaret E. 1923. The Quakers in Peace and War : An Account of Their Peace Principles and Practice. London: Swarthmore.

Hirst, Margaret E., Kathleen Elizabeth Royds Innes, and London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Friends Peace Committee. The Peace Testimony of the Society of Friends : Historical Survey. London: Friends' Peace Committee.

Hodgson, Marshall G. S. 1970. The Peace Testimony : "Christ Is the Root". [Philadelphia: Tract Association of Friends].

Hutchinson, Dorothy H. and American Friends Service Committee. 1943. A Call to Peace Now : (a Message to the Society of Friends). Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee.

________. 1943. A Call to Peace Now : a Message to the Society of Friends. [Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee.

Jones, Rufus Matthew. 1919. Report of American Commissions of the Conference of All Friends: The Fundamental Basis of the Peace Testimony; Being Report of Commission I. Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee.

Jones, Rufus Matthew and Peace Association of Friends in America. 1915. The Quaker Peace Position. Richmond, Ind.: Peace Association of Friends in America.

Jones, T. Canby. 1972. George Fox's Attitude toward War : A Documentary Study. Annapolis: Academic Fellowship.

________. 1972. George Fox's Attitude toward War : A Documentary Study. Annapolis, Md.: Academic Fellowship.

________. 1984. George Fox's Attitude toward War. Richmond, IN: Friends United Press.

Kenworthy, Leonard Stout. 1977. The Friends Peace Testimony. Richmond,Ind.: Friends United Press.

London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Our Testimony for Peace : Issued by London Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends Held at Manchester, Fifth Month, 1912. [London: West Newman and co.] n.d.

________. 1841. The Unlawfulness of All Wars and Fightings under the Gospel. Given Forth by the Religious Society of Friends at Their Yearly Meeting Held in London in 1841. London: printed by Harvey and Darton.

________. 1842. The Unlawfulness of All Wars and Fightings under the Gospel. Dublin: Webb and Chapman.

________. 1845. Incompatiblilitť de la Guerre et de Toute EspŤce de Combat : avec la Dispensation …vangťlique. London.

London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Communications and Fundraising Dept. and Quaker Peace & Service. Peace Committee. 1993. The Quaker Peace Testimony : A Workbook for Individuals and Groups. London: Published by the Communications and Fundraising Department of the Religious Society of Friends for the Peace Committee of Quaker Peace & Service.

London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Friends Peace Committee. Peace Among the Nations : Being the Testimony of the Society of Friends on War. London: Friends' Peace Committee.

________. 1928. Friends & War : A New Statement of the Quaker Position : Adopted by the Conference of All Friends, 1920. London: Friends' Book Centre.

London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Meeting for Sufferings. and John Russell Russell. 1848. At a Meeting for Sufferings, Held the 4th of 2d Month, 1848 : This Meeting Has Thought It Right, in Upholding Our Christian Testimony against All Wars and Fightings, to Prepare, on Behalf of the Society, a Memorial on the Subject of the Military Defenses of the Country, to Lord John Russell. London.

Lord, Mary E., Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.), and Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia Pa.). 2002. Can Love Really Overcome Violence and Hate? : Reflections on Friends Peace Testimony. Washington, D.C.: Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Mendl, Wolf. 1974. Prophets and Reconcilers : Reflections on the Quaker Peace Testimony. Swarthmore Lecture ; 1974. London: Friends Home Service Committee.

Michener, Ezra. 1862. A Brief Exposition of the Testimony to Peace : as Exemplified by the Life and Precepts of Jesus Christ, and the Early Christians, and Held by the Religious Society of Friends. Philadelphia: T.Ellwood Zell for the Book Association of Friends.

The New Pacifism : Essays. 1936. ††By Gerald Heard, Aldous Huxley, A.A. Milne, Beverly Nichols, Horace Alexander, Carl Heath, H.R.L. Sheppard.†† London : Allenson and Co. Ltd., [1936].

New Zealand Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends. and Edward Henry Dowsett. 1940. Peace Statement of the Society of Friends in New Zealand. Henderson, N.Z.: Falcon Press.

North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ). Representative Meeting. 1868. An Account of the Sufferings of Friends of North Carolina Yearly Meeting, in Support of Their Testimony against War, from 1861 to 1865. Baltimore,: Press of W. K. Boyle.

Northern Friends Peace Board. 1980. The Quaker Peace Testimony Today : Some Present Day Interpretations. [England]: Northern Friends Peace Board.

Of the Quaker Testimony Against War. 1949.

Ogle, Peter Kemper. 1966. Student Characteristics and the Friends Peace Testimony at Three Friends Schools. [Philadelphia]

On the Trail of the Friends Peace Testimony : Activities and Resources for All Ages ; a Packet for First Day Schools, Forums and Other Friends Gatherings. 1985. Philadelphia: Religious Education Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Orr, E.W. 1974.† The Quakers in Peace and War, 1920-1967.† Sussex [England] : W.J. Offord and Son.

The Peace Testimony of the Society of Friends : Reports of the Commissions. 1920. London.

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Representative Committee. 1862. Address to the Members of the Religious Society of Friends ... Upon Their Testimony against War. Philadelphia: T. Ellwood Chapman.

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Representative Meeting. 1896. An Appeal to Professing Christians Respecting the Attitude of the Church in Regard to War. Philadelphia: Friends' Book Store.

________. 1942. A Letter from the Representative Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Fourth and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, Pa. : To Our Fellow Members in the Society of Friends. [Philadelphia,.

________. 1942. The Peace Testimony of the Religious Society of Friends : A Statement Issued ... Third Month 20th, 1942. [Philadelphia,.

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. 1776. The Ancient Testimony and Principles of the People Called Quakers, Renewed, with Respect to the King and Government : And Touching the Commotions Now Prevailing in These and Other Parts of America; Addressed to the People in General. [Philadelphia].

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends., Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955), and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). 1922. Christendom for a Warless World : To the Churches of Christ in All Countries. An Appeal from the Philadelphia Yearly Meetings of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). [Philadelphia].

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings. 1775. The Testimony of the People Called Quakers, Given Forth by a Meeting of the Representatives of Said People, in Pennsylvania and New-Jersey, Held at Philadelphia the Twenty-Fourth Day of the First Month, 1775. [Philadelphia].

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Representative Meeting. 1776. The Ancient Testimony and Principles of the People Called Quakers, Renewed, with Respect to the King and Government; and Touching the Commotions Now Prevailing in These and Other Parts of America : Addressed to the People in General. [Philadelphia].

Pickard, Bertram, Irene Pickard, Frederick Barnes Tolles, and Friends World Committee for Consultation. American Section. 1946. The Quaker Peace Testimony Today : A Report on the State of the World Society of Friends with Respect to Its Peace Testimony. Philadelphia: American Section Friends World Committee for Consultation.

Quaker Peace & Social Witness. 2002. Affirming the Light : Ten Stories of Quaker Peace Witness. London: Quaker Books.

________. 2002. Faithful Deeds : A Rough Guide to the Quaker Peace Testimony. London: Quaker Books.

Quaker Peace Testimony: a Workbook for Individuals and Groups. 1993. London: Communications and Fundraising Dept. of the Religious Society of Friends.

The Quaker Peace Testimony : Condensed from Original Statements. 1942.† [Evanston, Ill.]: Peace Committee, Evanston Meeting of Friends.

Quaker Peace Testimony in the World Today. 1979. London: Quaker Peace and Service, Swanwick Conference. [Not held at Swarthmore College].

Quaker Studies, vol. 7, no. 1 (Sept. 2002) is devoted entirely to the history of the Quaker peace testimony

Die Qušker und der Krieg : eine Neue Darlegung des Quškerstandpunktes. 1920. Berlin: Quškerverlag.

Rowntree, Jos S. 1933. The Quaker Peace Testimony : An Anthology. London: Friends Book Centre.

Rowntree, Jos S. and Helen Byles Ford. 1949. The Quaker Peace Testimony : an Anthology. London: Friends' Peace Committee.

Rowntree, Jos S., Helen Byles Ford, Robert Davis, and London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Friends Peace Committee. 1956. The Quaker Peace Testimony : An Anthology. London: Friends' Peace Committee.

Seed, Philip, Marvis Seed, and London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Meeting for Sufferings. Peace Committee. 1957. The Quaker Testimony for Peace. London: Friends Home Service Committee.

Smith, Reginald A. No Man Is an Iland [Sic] : a Re-Statement of an Historic Testimony against War. London: Friends Peace Committee.

Some Particular Advices for Friends & a Statement of Loyalty for Others : Being the Views of Some Members of the Society of Friends Regarding Its Attitude toward the Present Crisis. 1918. Philadelphia ; Baltimore,.

Syracuse Monthly Meeting. 1940. A Quaker Witness in Time of Crisis. [Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse Monthly Meeting.

Tract Association of the Society of Friends (London England). 1822. The Unlawfulness of War to the Disciples of Christ in Several Extracts from Authors of the Society of Friends, Commonly Called Quakers. London: printed by William and Samuel Graves for the Tract Association of the Society of Friends.

Ullmann, Richard Karl and London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Friends Peace Committee. 1958. The Quaker Peace Testimony Restated. London: Friends Peace Committee.

Ulster Quarterly Meeting (Society of Friends). Peace Committee. 1970. The Quaker Peace Testimony - Its Basis : Ulster Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). [Belfast, Ireland]

Way, Marjorie. 1943. Positive Quaker Pacifism.

Weddle, Meredith Baldwin. 2001. Walking in the Way of Peace : Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press.

Wellenreuther, Hermann. 1972. Glaube und Politik in Pennsylvania 1681-1776 : die Wandlungen der Obrigkeitsdoktrin und des Peace Testimony der Qušker. KŲln: BŲhlau.

Wells, John I. 1812. An Essay on War : Shewing That the Spirit of War Existing in the Rational Mind Is Ever Inimical to the Spirit of the Gospel, and Wholly Prohibited under the Christian Dispensation. Edited by Adna Heaton. War and Christianity Contrasted. Pt. 2. New York: Samuel Wood.

________. 1815. An Essay on War : Shewing That the Spirit of War Existing in the Rational Mind, Is Ever Inimical to the Spirit of the Gospel; and Wholly Prohibited under the Christian Dispensation. St. Clairsville: J. Berry.

Wood, Margaret Ellis. 1942. A Critical Examination of the Peace Testimony of the Society of Friends. [Swarthmore, Pa].

Yearly Meeting of Friends for New England (1845-1945). 1854. An Address on Peace: Issued by the Yearly Meeting of Friends for New England. [s.l.: s.n.].

 

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