‘QUAKER UNDERSTANDINGS OF TRUTH – In religion, in a Quaker meeting for worship, in the media’.
With the kind permission of the Friend and Jill Marshall, we have published the report by Jill Marshal of the QUG 2017 conference ‘The Mystery of Mysticism’. This is now available on the QUG website
For those who missed our recent conference or who don’t get the QUG newsletter let me recommend a wonderful book on mysticism: The Silent Cry – Mysticism and Resistance by Dorothee Soelle (2001, translated from the German, 1997). To quote from its back cover: ‘Dorothee Soelle is an activist who is also a mystic. She refuses to separate prayer and politics and stresses the redemptive possibilities in every human situation’.
Delegates to the 2017 Conference ‘Exploring the mystery of mysticism’ raised many questions some of which were discussed during the conference. However lack of time meant many questions could not be tackled. Some of those questions are posted here with the hope that readers might be inspired to add their perspectives: