Wallingford, Pa. : Pendle Hill, 1991.
LibraryThing member kaulsu
I found this pamphlet a pretty slim offering. Most probably because he was recapping talks he had given elsewhere on the history of the testimony rather than wrestling with it himself.
LibraryThing member QuakerReviews
In this solid clear pamphlet, Cooper maintains that the testimony of integrity undergirds all our other Friends testimonies, since it expresses our concern that our outward lives bear witness to the Truth discerned inwardly. Integrity needs to be both at the center of our consciousness and the center of our outward witness. The testimonies are not just Quaker "values," but derive from spiritual faith and experience, spiritual discernment and commitment. Nor are they outward codes of ethics or rules, but arise from the inward leading of the spirit of Truth and the Light. Cooper cites Quakers extensively to show the roots of integrity in early Quaker practice.
LibraryThing member PJCWLibrary
Any book or pamphlet written by Wilmer Cooper is worth reading.
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