Quaker spirituality : selected writings

by Douglas V. Steere (Editor)

Other authorsGeorge Fox (Author), Elizabeth Gray Vining (Preface), John Woolman (Author), Thomas R. Kelly (Author), Isaac Penington (Author), Rufus M. Jones (Author), Caroline Emelia Stephen (Author), Alfred Turner (Cover artist)
Paperback, 1984



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C STE c1


New York : Paulist Press, c1984.


0809103354 / 9780809103355


Simplicity in forms of worship, opposition to violence, and the importance of compassionate living and thoughtful listening are hallmarks of the spirituality of the Quakers. From their beginnings in seventeenth-century England to today, the Friends have attempted to live out their belief in the presence of God's spirit within their hearts. This book features the writings of some of the most influential and inspirational Quaker thinkers -- George Fox, John Woolman, Caroline Stephen, Thomas Kelly, and others -- providing a vivid portrait of the beautiful, simple spirituality of the Quakers.

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In this book, Douglas V. Steere, the distinguished T. Wistar Brown Professor Emeritus from Haverford College, has assembled a comprehensive collection of Quaker writings. Included are selections from the journals of George Fox and John Woolman, Thomas Kelly's 'Testament of Devotion', and the works
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of Caroline Stephen and Rufus Jones.
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A concise introduction to six members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) who wrote about their faith. Their unabridged work is widely available; accessible, easy-to-understand selections from their writings have been anthologized by the editor.

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