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Liturgies of Quakerism - preview

C Wess Daniels of Ohio Yearly Meeting on the silent liturgy which links all Quakers

Liturgies of Quakerism by Pink Dandelion, ISBN 0 7546 21329 X (pbk) £16
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  • If you haven't had the chance to read 'Ben' Pink Dandelion's book The Liturgies of Quakerism, you're missing out on one of the Friend's sharpest and most creative contemporary thinkers
  • The theme that runs through Liturgies is that silence in the Quaker tradition is best understood in terms of a 'silent liturgy', or that which orders the very reality of the Quaker faith (see chapter 2, esp
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  • 30-32)
  • While onlookers perceive Quaker worship as the presence of absolutely nothing, Dandelion sets out to show just how silence is for Friends the sine qua non of the tradition

  • C Wess Daniels

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