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An Inner Strength: Quakers and Leadership
by Kathy Hyzy
"The Society of Friends has never had many members, scarcely more than 200,000 in the entire world.... But it is not the number that matters. What counts more is their inner strength and their deeds." -Gunnar Jahn, chairman of the Nobel Committee in 1947, upon awarding the Religious Society of Friends with the Nobel Peace Prize What is this inner strength? How does it help ...more
Paperback, 162 pages
Published June 1st 2013 by Friends Bulletin Corporation
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Finishing this up after a year--it took me so long since I re-read several essays over the course of a year. I'm not sure how the book has affected me, as many of the entries are about being led-to-leadership if not more than how-to-lead, which is what I was hoping for more of. I appreciated the variety of Quaker experiences and perspectives, the breadth brought a complexity to a complex topic.