Faith and Practice

Third edition



North Pacific Yearly Meeting

of the Religious Society of Friends


3311 NW Polk Avenue Corvallis, Oregon 97330



Art reproduced by permission of the artists: Elizabeth Bonn-Zimmerman, page 214 Kathy Cope, pages 14, 58, 122, 172, 213

Lucy Garnett, cover and title page; pages xii, 192 Mary Lou Goertzen, page 168

Lindsay Mercer, page 24

Kehrnan Shaw, pages vi, 23, 167, 228


Publication history: First edition, 1986

Second edition, 1993

(“Marriage and Committed Relationships” revised) Third edition, 2018


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ISBN: 978-0-9700410-8-1