Consider the Rock

Stuart Masters welcomes a pamphlet that ‘begins where people are’

Stone carver at work. | Photo: Steven Lilley / flickr CC.

Terry Hobday has written a short but challenging pamphlet, which both tells a personal story and poses a number of important questions about the way Quakers in Britain view their worship practice and conduct their outreach work: Consider the Rock: Some reflections on the founding and development of an experimental Quaker Meeting.

The title of the pamphlet indicates that one of Terry’s overriding concerns is that Friends should continue to value and draw on their rich Quaker heritage: ‘Look to the rock from which you are hewn’ (Isaiah 51:1)

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