Wallingford, PA : Pendle Hill Publications, c1992.
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Very philosophical and scholarly, this is an abstruse consideration of God and Being and/or Doing, of Silence and Words, of the Word, of divinity and reality. For the reader who is interested in this kind of discourse, there is value here. Fox and the early Quakers devised the silent meeting for worship to reconcile the spiritual need for silence with the human necessity for speaking. In meeting, the silent Word gives meaning to the messages, as the messages paradoxically give meaning to the silence. He illustrates his consideration of these things with literary examples.
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Pendle Hill Pamphlet 303
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