A Quaker Theology Of Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The roots of the traditional Quaker theology of worship are found in George Fox's experience of the Inner Light-that sense of the divine and direct working of Christ in the soul. He came to believe and subsequently taught that the same experience is available to all. The purpose of worship, therefore, is to wait in silence and then respond to the presence and power of God.

The development of the Quaker theology of worship was driven by a deep dissatisfaction with the mainstream of the...


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