This spiritual autobiography integrates perspectives of early Quakers, Zen Buddhists, and contemporary Christian thinkers. Smith draws from these sources as he tells a personal tale of his Quaker childhood, his years of spiritual crisis, and his ultimate return to Quakerism by way of Zen Buddhism. Along the way, Smith explores and explains the Quaker peace testimony and liberal Quaker views of gender, power, education, and care for the natural world.
Southeastern Yearly Meeting’s Faith And Practice includes sections on faith and practice, Quaker values, present-day organization and structure explaining the bottoms-up practice of discerning decisions by sense-of-the-meeting, common worship and business meeting practices, references including an extensive Reading List, Glossary, and a short history of SEYM.
A guide to interfaith peacemaking from a Quaker perspective, edited by Anthony Manousos. This handbook consists of writings by Quakers who have played significant roles in the interfaith movement and have helpful advice and insights to offer. While this book will be useful for all who are concerned about interfaith peacemaking and dialogue.
A collection of essays and articles: 1 – God as Metaphor; 2 – What God?; 3 – Spiritual Experiences; 4 – Spiritual Journeys; 5 – Spirituality & Mysticism; 6 – Spirituality & Science
A collection of essays & articles: 1 – What is Universalism?; 2 – What is Universal?; 3 – Universalism & Quakerism; 4 – Universalism & Christianity; 5 – Universalism & Non-Christian Religions
This book inspires Christian worship through song. Originally assembled by British Quakers, ‘Sing in the Spirit’ includes both general Christian and Quaker-inspired songs of high quality.