Sheila Semple considers experience and evidence

'I have grown "from" and "through" those earlier experiences, not "out of them".' | Photo: David Botwinik, 2018.

‘It is not true, as theism asserted, that there is a personal being above and beyond the world that literally created the world and intervenes in its affairs as an external agent. There is no evidence for such a being in experience or science.’

God, words and us

The quotation above, by Rex Ambler and an Open Space working group, is from a section headed A distinctive Quaker approach to God in the book God, words and us: Quakers in conversation about religious difference, edited by Helen Rowlands. Seeing this statement has prompted this article.

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