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Quaker reflections to light the future.

Quaker reflections to light the future.

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Published by Religious Education Committee, Friends General Conference in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends -- History -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementForeword by Henry J. Cadbury. Notes by Frederick B. Tolles.
    ContributionsTolles, Frederick Barnes., Friends General Conference (U.S.). Religious Education Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX7631.2 .Q3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. (chiefly illus.)
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5048405M
    LC Control Number74009140

    If you have never before attended an unprogrammed Friends (Quaker) meeting for worship, your first meeting may surprise all Quakers meet in worship to hear more clearly God's "still small voice" (1 Kings ), Friends in the unprogrammed Quaker tradition base our worship entirely on expectant waiting. We take the Psalmist's advice literally: "Be still and know that. The third thing I think we must do to carry the Light of Quakerism into the future is to confront head on the question of the relationship of the Society of Friends to Jesus. Recently, I gave a talk at one of our Quaker related retirement communities. My topic was “Leadership and Authority in .

      Amid the gloom of winter and appalling headlines in the news, it is hard not to feel that hopes for the future of the human race are darkening as well. Perhaps it is time for an antidote! Herewith, a warming blast of hope and light delivered to you by The Quaker Economist, just in time to join the season's festivals of lights and song. It is a fact that several attempts have been made by the reputed authors of the history of Indian philosophy to make its contribution understanding to the readers.

    A Quaker Approach to Research: Collaborative Practice and Communal Discernment grows out of a decade of experiments by Quaker Institute for the Future (QIF) employing Quaker processes of communal discernment in research in the context of public policy, academic study, and community-based research. This pamphlet is. The Quaker Institute for the Future has been established as a kind of Quaker think tank “to help generate systematic insight, knowledge, and wisdom that can inform public policy in ways that will enable us all to live more fully in ‘the virtue of that life and power’ which leads us to treat all humans, all communities of life, and the whole Earth as manifestations of the Divine.”.


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Rex Ambler in this forty-four page Quaker Books essay (with an additional appendix) intends to present his rediscovery of the process used by the original Quakers referred to nowadays as "Quaker Worship" or as "living in the light." I first read this pamphlet five or so years ago and quickly decided that he had missed the mark and returned it Reviews: 5.

The Light in Scripture and Quaker writings is clearly named. Jesus Christ said, "I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life," (John ). John the Baptist "came to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe," (John ).

Now he has. Reflections from the Inner Light is a literary song, one beautiful verse after another."" --Philip Gulley, Quaker pastor and author of Living the Quaker Way ""Reflections from the Inner Light is no mere journal. Jim offers the community a deeply intimate and personal confession, and a life's worth of reflections of a Quaker s: 2.

[full context of this Quaker Quote] Keep close to the Light and own it alone to be your teacher, guide, and counselor in all the way through which you are to pass, and in all things that you are to do. Stand in the denial of self and all its goals; and own the Light, which leads into singleness of mind unto God away from selfish ends.

In the future, people will forget everything both of them did. So the two are really the same. 17 This made me hate life. It was depressing to think that everything in this life is useless, like trying to catch the wind.

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Light to Live By: An Exploration in Quaker SpiritualityRex Ambler describes "a personal practice of meditation which I discovered in early Friends and tells the story of my attempts to use the practice and develop it in my own personal life." Ambler sees Fox, in a tract of.

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