Lacking catechism or creed, Quakers have always relied upon Friends’ spiritual autobiographies to provide dynamic examples of our faith, from George Fox to John Woolman and beyond. “If you think about it,” Donald W. McCormick says, “some of the most influential books in the history of Quakerism were spiritual autobiographies.”
In this episode of QuakerSpeak from last fall, Don reflected on some of the things he had learned about himself and his spirituality while teaching a workshop on spiritual autobiography—themes that also led him to write a feature for this month’s issue.
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