The peculiar mission of a Quaker school

by Douglas H. Heath

Pamphlet, 1979



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CP 225


[Wallingford, Pa. : Pendle Hill Publications ; 1979]

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LibraryThing member kaulsu
After reading this Pendle Hill pamphlet, I've come to the conclusion there is no true Friends School in existence in 2009. But as an ideal to strive for! Well! This is a must read for all teachers, Heads, and Trustees of a Friends School.
LibraryThing member QuakerReviews
Heath wrote this pamphlet to express the challenge of what "many may feel should be the values of a Friends' school." After visiting many Quaker schools and colleges, and finding many ideas and questions about the mission of a Friends' school, he concludes that its "peculiar mission" is to empower its members to live more fully in the Truth. Heath lays out seven principles for Friends' schools that arise from this mission, with queries for some of them. This is a useful pamphlet for those interesting in Friends' education.… (more)

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Pendle Hill Pamphlet 225

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