Jesus Today: A Quaker perspective

Author: Michael Wright. Review by Peter Jarman.

'As a nontheist Wright has, to paraphrase Meister Eckhart, taken leave of God to know God.' | Photo: 'Jesus today' book cover

Michael Wright served for forty years as an Anglican priest before becoming a Friend. Before training at a theological college, he attended a Quaker Meeting and was attracted by its form and substance, especially Advices & queries. He is clearly stimulated by the life of Jesus and its relationship to a discipleship in the Quaker way. In his book he urges Friends to take heed of Advice 4: ‘The Religious Society of Friends… has always found inspiration in the life and teachings of Jesus… How does Jesus speak to you today?’

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