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Mystical Experience, the Bedrock of Quaker Faith

We are not passive, empty vessels hoping to be filled; we have to move toward God.

Robert Atchley is a member of Boulder (Colo.) Meeting. He is author of Spirituality and Aging, which won the Innovative Publication Award from the Gerontological Society of America in 2010. This article is based on a program hour presented to Boulder Meeting in November 2015.

Posted in: Features, February 2017
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Of Martyrs, Monks, and Mystics: A Yearly Meditational Reader of Ancient Spiritual Wisdom

Edited by Charles Ringma and Irene Alexander. Cascade Books, 2015. 440 pages. $48/paperback or eBook. Since this book offers a one-page quote for each day of the year, the editors could have with equal justice called it โ€œa daily meditational reader.โ€ Each dayโ€™s page starts with a Bible reference (the greatest number of them from [โ€ฆ]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting.

Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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