Resources for use by Bible study groups

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May the Road Rise Up to Greet You - celtic lament - artist unknown  3894k v. 2 12 May 2012, 10:35 Alastair Reid
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George Fox writes on the difference between the formal communion of mainstream churches and the spiritual communion with Christ that Quaker Meetings practice   74k v. 1 24 Mar 2013, 12:51 Alastair Reid
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Frederick Martin's notes on Apocalypse of the Word and George Fox's views on the imminent change in society. Also has discussion points for modern Friends on whether questions of End Times might be more relevant with the ecological crisis etc   75k v. 2 9 Sep 2013, 03:32 Alastair Reid
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Doug Gwyn's notes for study groups using his key text 'Apocalype of the Word'  2303k v. 1 30 Oct 2009, 15:25 Alastair Reid
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Early Christians - notes from talk by Margaret Roy  476k v. 1 26 Sep 2009, 00:28 Alastair Reid
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Early Friends and the Bible - notes from a talk by Alastair Reid  38k v. 1 26 Sep 2009, 00:29 Alastair Reid
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Revised version of earlier talk taking account of Marcelle Martin's A Whole Hart blog: Ten Elements of the Quaker Spiritual Journey (awholeheart.com) and more examples of embedding Biblical metaphors  45k v. 1 23 Feb 2013, 15:06 Alastair Reid
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Friendly Bible Study Method developed by Joanne and Larry Spears  70k v. 1 4 Jan 2011, 23:27 Alastair Reid
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Friends, God and the Bible - extracts from work in progress by T Vail Palmer from http://tvailpjr.net/FriendsandtheBible.aspx   223k v. 3 13 May 2011, 10:31 Alastair Reid
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George Fox and the Bible - Arthur Berk (New Foundation Fellowship)  4476k v. 1 26 Sep 2009, 00:36 Alastair Reid
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Analysis of George Fox and Dorothy White texts - drawn from Michael Birkel's work.  34k v. 2 26 Sep 2009, 00:37 Alastair Reid
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A list of Quaker approaches to reading the Bible, Quaker books on the Bible, other approaches to reading the Bible, list of items on this website, DVDs that are recommended for use in Bible study groups. This list will be regularly updated  157k v. 1 25 Nov 2012, 09:58 Alastair Reid
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Keith Ward's description how liberal Christians can read the Bible. Hope in the Scriptures from Together in Hope, Proclaiming God’s Justice, Living God’s Love. Edited by Adrian Alker. Available from the Progressive Christian Network UK: http://www.pcnbritain.org.uk   249k v. 2 4 Nov 2009, 04:52 Alastair Reid
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How Early Friends understood the Bible - Martha Paxton Grundy - extract from 'Reclaiming a Resource'- Papers from the Friends Bible Conference  739k v. 1 26 Sep 2009, 00:48 Alastair Reid
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Into that which cannot be shaken - pamphlet by Doug Gwyn which gives a useful summary of George Fox's teachings especially relating to Revelation and 'realised eschatology'.  1663k v. 2 30 Oct 2009, 15:28 Alastair Reid
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Note on the Gospel of John drawing on the main areas of interest to Quakers  47k v. 1 9 Feb 2010, 13:43 Alastair Reid
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100 most quoted phrases from the Bible as per the Quaker Bible Index. Useful for reading early Friends writings.  353k v. 1 23 Feb 2013, 13:51 Alastair Reid
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Notes on the Nativity  43k v. 1 4 Jan 2011, 23:17 Alastair Reid
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Opening the Scriptures, Then and Now By Stephen W. Angell From Quaker Theology 14 http://www.quaker.org/quest/issue14-angell-01.htm   75k v. 1 26 Sep 2009, 00:51 Alastair Reid
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Introduction to the development of Jewish and Christian forms of worship - useful for comparison to Quaker practices by Bob Williams  150k v. 1 24 Mar 2013, 12:43 Alastair Reid
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Comparison of NT with other ancient works; Origins of books of the NT; Origins of Synoptic Gospels; Literary Classification of NT; List of OT; Laws of OT; OT textual Development - from Zondervan's Chart Series  537k v. 1 26 Sep 2009, 01:01 Alastair Reid
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Passion Week charts from the Zondervan series  1432k v. 1 5 Jan 2011, 00:05 Alastair Reid
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The Patience o' Job by W D Cocker (New Poems 1981) The Story of Job in Scots  26k v. 2 12 May 2012, 11:04 Alastair Reid
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Margaret Roy's notes on Paul's Necessary Sin by Tim Peat Ashworth  45k v. 1 4 Jan 2011, 23:41 Alastair Reid
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Unattributed article on Fox and other Quakers and the Book of Revelation - sourced from the Friend website  3142k v. 1 18 Sep 2013, 08:24 Alastair Reid
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Paper by Rachel Muers from August 2009: "British Quakers and same-sex marriage; some possible areas of discussion/starting-points for explanation". Contains analysis of key Bible passages on marriage, homosexuality and references to other sources of information.  141k v. 1 4 Nov 2009, 04:51 Alastair Reid
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Reading the Bible with Friends - opening notes  31k v. 1 26 Sep 2009, 00:39 Alastair Reid
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The Resurrection and Friends - a look at how Friends throughout the ages have experienced the Resurrection. Notes from Alastair Reid   38k v. 3 4 Jan 2011, 23:41 Alastair Reid
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Charts on the Resurrection, Historical Jesus and Jesus Seminar from Zondervan series  2324k v. 2 5 Jan 2011, 00:10 Alastair Reid
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Timeline of Revelation  12k v. 1 18 Sep 2013, 08:35 Alastair Reid
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Useful sources on the Sermon on the Mount by Alastair Reid  29k v. 1 4 Jan 2011, 23:55 Alastair Reid
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Outline of Revelation showing the spiral format of the stories in the book.From Dale B Martin's Yale Course on the New Testament -see iTunes U  121k v. 1 18 Sep 2013, 08:28 Alastair Reid
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Peter Blood-Pattersons analysis of the key Biblical texts underpinning Quaker worship, also covers Barclay's writings on this as well as contributions by pastoral Friends  166k v. 1 24 Feb 2013, 01:18 Alastair Reid
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Christ Files - useful and non dogmatic DVD produced by Australian Anglicans on origins of New Testament. Features many well known scholars and writers.  111k v. 1 26 Sep 2009, 00:42 Alastair Reid
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The importance of apocalypse – Simon St. Laurent - blog entries and comments on Doug Gwyn's book Apocalypse of the Word and also draws on other writers.  127k v. 1 18 Sep 2013, 08:27 Alastair Reid
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Conservative Quaker view on Revelation contrasting with liberal Quaker view of progress.  133k v. 1 18 Sep 2013, 08:30 Alastair Reid
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Theological Systems and Guide to interpretation of Biblical Texts - from Zondervan's Chart Series  552k v. 1 26 Sep 2009, 01:04 Alastair Reid
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A Distinction between the two baptisms by George Fox with a foreword by Joseph Pickvance. Covers the difference between baptism by water and baptism in the Holy Spirit - main arguments against water baptism  39k v. 1 24 Mar 2013, 12:48 Alastair Reid
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Walking Cheerfully - analysis of well known George Fox quote by Max Hansen.  79k v. 2 5 Dec 2009, 14:07 Alastair Reid
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Wess Daniels' (Quaker Pastor) sermons on Revelation  2068k v. 1 18 Sep 2013, 08:32 Alastair Reid
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