‘I remain of the view that Quakers are at their most eloquent when they are silent.’

Closed book: Novelist Mike Brooks on Quaker faith & practice

‘I don’t want to go back to Christianity.’ | Photo: Quaker faith & practice with candle

I’ve been a faithful attender for twelve years but I’ve yet to read Quaker faith & practice. I bought a copy of our famous red book a long time ago, but I can’t remember dipping into it. Despite this I don’t feel ignorant about Quakerism, it’s just that whatever I’ve learned has been absorbed only through the practice and presence of Quaker worship and community.

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