by Society of Friends. Woodbrooke Extension Committee in Birmingham .
Written in English
This short book, 67 pages of actual text, is an articulate, lyrical, and inspirational guide to the prayer of inward silence and stillness as practiced in the Quaker tradition. It is a practical book rather than theological or argumentative. That is to say it is an actual manual that individuals can use to put this type of prayer into practice/5(11). Quaker worship is based on silent waiting, where we expect to come into the presence of God. In this living silence, we listen for the still, small voice that comes from God through the Inward Light. Worshiping together in silence is a way for a community . A number of Quaker beliefs were considered radical, such as the idea that women and men were spiritual equals, and women could speak out during worship. Quakers didn’t have official ministers or. Quakers, also called Friends, are a historically Christian group whose formal name is the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church. Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one".. Some may profess the priesthood of all believers, a Classification: Protestant.
Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, hold beliefs that range from very liberal to conservative, depending on the branch of the Quaker services consist of silent meditation only, while others resemble Protestant : Jack Zavada. Worship is at the heart of what it means to be a Quaker. Meeting for worship brings Quakers together in stillness so we can quiet our minds and open ourselves to a connection with those around us, with our deepest selves, or perhaps with God. Silent Worship and Quaker Values By Marsha D. Holliday, Friends General Conference, If you have never before attended an unprogrammed Friends (Quaker) meeting for making the ideal attainable. These values follow from our realization that there is that of God in everyone. PLACING AN ORDER- Online through this website. You can search for books by title or subject matter, put them in your cart, and pay for them online using a credit card. - Phone at Monday through Friday, am to pm Eastern - Mail, with a check to QuakerBooks of FCG enclosedSend your mail order to QuakerBooks, c/o PSSC, 46 Development Rd, .
Quakers (known formally as the Religious Society of Friends) are a small denomination founded by George Fox in England in the 17th century. Friends place special emphasis on the direct ongoing access that they believe all people have to God within the heart. Over the past years, Friends have developed some unique ways of attending to this divine voice in worship and in . There is an experimental semi‐programmed worship group in the Boston area, and I hear from many Friends a longing to be part of a programmed or semi‐programmed Quaker worship environment. More and more Friends I meet consider themselves multi‐spiritual or bi‐spiritual and seek to meet some of their spiritual needs in other traditions. Being a Quaker: A Guide for Newcomers includes extracts from the testimony of Quakers of all backgrounds and beliefs, talking about the ways in which they put their religion into practice. It is a warm and incisive first book for all readers interested in Quakers, and an exhilarating read for anyone absorbed by the life of the Spirit/5(27). Quaker Book - is an Amazon affiliate that supports our ministry. Buy books from Amazon through our portal and 15% of the sales goes towards supporting QuakersOnline Ministry. Quaker Heritage Press aims to restore and make available early .