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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 store, 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 (1934-2016) sorted numerically, by author, by title, or by subject.  When you are on campus for an event, please be sure to visit the QuakerBooks bookstore, located in the Barn (their toll-free number is 800-966-4556 – click the following link for QuakerBooks hours of operation). In addition to Pendle Hill publications, QuakerBooks carries an increasingly diverse collection of books, pamphlets, e-books, 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.

Pendle Hill Pamphlets

a selection of 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.

our latest pamphletPendle Hill is now publishing six (6) pamphlets a year, each about 36 pages in length. Every pamphlet ever printed is available from our online store. Receive each pamphlet as it is published by ordering a subscription. We offer a 20% discount when you buy 10 or more Pendle Hill pamphlets. Mixed titles are fine, but special pamphlet sets are NOT included (since they are already discounted). Wholesale orders and other inquiries should be made via e-mail to

Pamphlet Submissions
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, and please be sure to follow our style sheet when preparing your manuscript. May your writing go well!

ePubs – get Pamphlets for your Kindle or Nook!

More than 50% of our pamphlets are available in electronic (eBook) form for Kindle (Amazon) and Nook (Barnes & Noble) e-readers. Visit the Amazon or B&N websites to see a complete list of available titles.

Pendle Hill Books

Pendle Hill has published some 50 books over the years, the majority of which are still in print and available through our online store (we try to offer pre-owned copies of the out-of-print titles whenever possible). Several Pendle Hill books are currently on sale, including The Quaker ReaderFriends for 350 Years, and The Intrepid Quaker: One Man’s Quest for Peace. As with our pamphlets, wholesale book orders and other inquiries should be made via e-mail to