MYSTICISM: The Quaker Conception Of Man by Rufus M. Jones

June 2, 2016

From Friends Intelligencer It is of all things important for us as members of the Society of Friends to have a vivid and vital conviction of the reality of the living God. It is difficult to see how we as God’s people can be spiritually effective if we are halting and stumbling between two opinions: (1) that the universe is a blind-chance mechanism which has fortuitously come into being with no guiding, creative mind at the helm, and (2) that there is before, above, and within the processes of the universe one Eternal Creator Spirit, the living God, who has revealed himself, and is still revealing himself, to those who have ears to hear his word. But hardly less important for our spiritual mission in the world of today is [...]