Quaker Resources: Leadership

Leadership Among Friends

Print resources available from the FGC Quaker bookstore, quakerbooks.org, organized by topic.

Philadellphia Yearly Meeting:

See also several articles on Leadership in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's newsletter PYM Today, available online at http://www.pym.org/publications/pym-today/summer-2011/

Earlham School of Religion:

Earlham School of Religion has a leadership program and a website dedicated to Quaker leadership. Check out: http://www.ldr.esr.earlham.edu/home

Books & pamphlets (available from quakerbooks.org):

  • An Inner Strength: Quakers and Leadership, Kathy Hyzy, ed.; $15.
  • Abraham Lincoln: Lessons in Spiritual Leadership, Elton Trueblood; $14.99.
  • Authority, Leadership and Concern: A Study in Motive and Administration in Quaker Relief Work, Roger Wilson; Swarthmore Lecture 1949; $15.
  • An Inner Strength: Quakers and Leadership, Kathy Hyzy, ed.; $15.
  • Leadership Among Friends, Ron McDonald; Pendle Hill Pamphlet #320; $6.50.
  • Leadership and Authority in the Religious Society of Friends, Arthur Larrabee;2007 Walton Lecture; $5.
  • Leading Quakers: Discipleship as a Friends Model, Jennifer Isbell; $7.95.
  • Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the 21st Century, George Lakey; downloadable ePub; $4.
  • Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness, Robert Greenleaf; $22.95.
  • Soul at Work: Spiritual Leadership in Organizations, Margaret Benefiel; $21.
  • The Spirit-led Organization: Toward an Agapeic and Virtuous Corporate Ethic, Sandi Smith; $14.99.
  • Sustaining Our Spirits: Women Leaders Thriving for Today and Tomorrow, Darlyne Bailey, Kelly McNally Koney, Mary Ellen McNish, Ruthmary Powers, and Katrina Uhly; $15.
  • Fellowships, Conferences and Associations: The Limits of the Liberal Quaker Reinvention of Meeting Polity, Elizabeth Cazden; $4.