Wallingford, PA : Pendle Hill, c1992.
087574303X / 9780875743035
Pendle Hill Pamphlet 303
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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
Show Moreworship 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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