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Quaker Spirituality: Selected Writings (Paulist Press)

Edited by Douglas V. Steere

Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Paulist Press (January 1, 1983)
Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.2 x 1.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds

Price: $9.95

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Simplicity in forms of worship, opposition to violence, concern for social injustice, and, above all, a faith in the personal and corporate guidance of the Holy Spirit are characteristics of the spirituality of the people called Quakers. From their beginnings in the seventeenth-century England until today, the Quakers have attempted to radically live out their belief in the presence of God’s spirit within their hearts.

In this book, Douglas Steere, the distinguished T. Wistar Brown Professor Emeritus from Haverford College, has assembled a comprehensive collection of Quaker writings. Included are selections from the journals of George Fox and John Woolman, Thomas Kelly’s Testament of Devotion, and the works of Caroline Stephen and Rufus Jones.