Reproclaiming the Everlasting Gospel
I have agreed to try to help organise a reading group in the U.K.
anyone who may be interested please get in touch; either on this forum (add me as a friend) or my email.
As a Christian, Christian in the sense of early Friends I have found few people who acknowledge Jesus as their God. Most Quakers of my acquaintance actually deny Christ and use scripture only when it suits their purpose. They bask in the reputation earned by previous…Continue
An exchange on a recent blog post brought to mind Lewis Benson's first published work, titled "Prophetic Quakerism." Written in 1943, the piece diagnoses the state of modern Quakerism as a deviation from the original prophetic faith into a philosophical idealism, which has so beleaguered our Society in the past century. In an excerpt from "Prophetic Quakerism," Benson describes the difference between the two doctrines of the Inner Light: prophetic and philosophical (italics…Continue
Ode to a Quaker
I met him in the silence, before I knew his face
A mystic? No, not I, said he
But his God…Continue
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