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Quaker Spirituality: Selected Writings (Classics of Western Spirituality)

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Publisher Comments:

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. The author has assembled a comprehensive collection of Quaker writings.

Synopsis:

The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted!

In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.

The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons". — The Christian Century

Synopsis:

Here are the writings of the major voices of the Quaker movement from the 18th to the 20th centuries, including the Journals of George Fox, The Journal of John Woolman, Thomas Kelly's Testament of Devotion, and selections from Caroline Stephens and Rufus Jones.

Table of Contents

Introduction — Abridgment of the Journal of George Fox — A selection of passages from the epistles of George Fox — Selections from the Letters of Isaac Penington — Abridgment of the Journal of John Woolman — Selections from Quaker strongholds by Caroline Stephen — Selections from the writings of Rufus M. Jones — Selections from the writings of Thomas R. Kelly.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809125104
Editor:
Steere, Douglas V.
Author:
Steere, Douglas Van
Editor:
Steere, Douglas V.
Author:
Steere, Douglas V.
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Religion - Denominations - Religions
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Quakers
Subject:
Society of Friends
Subject:
Society of Friends -- Doctrines.
Subject:
Spirituality -- Society of Friends.
Subject:
Christianity - Quakers
Subject:
Christianity - Quaker
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)
Series Volume:
23
Publication Date:
19840731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
334
Dimensions:
9.16x6.00x.92 in. 1.06 lbs.

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Product details 334 pages Paulist Press - English 9780809125104 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted!

In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.

The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons". — The Christian Century

"Synopsis" by , Here are the writings of the major voices of the Quaker movement from the 18th to the 20th centuries, including the Journals of George Fox, The Journal of John Woolman, Thomas Kelly's Testament of Devotion, and selections from Caroline Stephens and Rufus Jones.
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