Finding the taproot of simplicity : a movement between inner knowledge and outer action

by Frances Irene Taber

Pamphlet, 2009



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CP 400


Pendle Hill Pubns 

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LibraryThing member kaulsu
Originally published in 1987, Taber updated the pamphlet in some small respects. It continues to speak to Friends' condition, as Quakers strive to live in the world in such a way as to take away the occasion for war. Quoting John Woolman and Thomas Kelly among others, we are called to find a way to integrate our inner and outer selves.… (more)
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This is a lovely wise pamphlet on the relationship between spiritual life and outward life. Simplicity is the result of our faithfulness, based on the realization that for the inward life to continue to grow, the outward life must respond to it, and that spiritual knowledge comes from an open relationship between the two.
She quotes Quakers from the 17th to the 20th centuries who wrote of their experience of the mutuality of spiritual growth and simple living. She also cites the extension of concern to the entire environment in our contemporary understanding of the implications of simplicity.
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