[Epub] ↠ Silence and Witness Author Michael L. Birkel – Writerscompany.co.uk
An inviting, accessible, and honest introduction to Quaker spirituality The author brings out the value and diversity of the tradition without over idealizing or over simplifying Generous quotations from a range of Friends appear throughout, a multi voiced style that seems appropriate for a book on Quakerism I think I especially appreciated the way he draws on a close reading of John Woolman to offer 8 observations about spiritual discernment This is a book I suspect I ll return to often Bu An inviting, accessib A clear, concise, well written introduction to Quakerism The sometimes confusing theology and American schisms are presented in an forth right non judgmental way Enough information and sense of the breadth of Friends that the interested reader can go on toin depth study Really good stuff. A brief introduction to Quaker spirituality including both insight to spiritual practices and history of chief figures. Silence and Witness is one of the books in the primary bibliography of my free ebook on comparative mysticism The greatest achievement in life at suprarational.org gail2012.pdf has been reviewed on Goodreads.Members of the Society of Friends Quakers should seek the Inner Light, follo I m still wrestling with the Christian aspects of Quaker philosophy, but I appreciated the way in which this simple book laid out both the foundations and practical implications that philosophy. Shares An Introduction To Quaker Spirituality Covering Its History, Significant Voices, And Its Characteristic Themes, Including Silent Worship, The Way Of Simplicity, Prayer, Discernment, And An Emphasis On Inner Growth.