Recounting experiences of the Spirit through beauty, love, and worship, the author explores the transcendent and immanent qualities of the Spirit, the relation of the Spirit to suffering and evil, and the significance of the creation as the incarnation of the Spirit.
About the Author(s)
Bruce Birchard joined the Religious Society of Friends in 1967 while attending Wesleyan College in Middletown, Connecticut. He went from Wesleyan to work on the National Study of American Indian Education during the late 1960s and early 1970s. He took a Masters Degree in Anthropology in 1974 from the University of Chicago, and moved to Philadelphia, where he worked with the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Peace Committee on disarmament and peacetime conversion issues. He continued this work between 1984 and 1992 with the American Friends Service Committee, where he was the national coordinator for the disarmament program. In 1992, he became General Secretary of Friends General Conference.
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