Author: Jan Arriens. Review by Roger Bartlett
Jan Arriens’ book is a personal account of his experiences around life and death. Jan is a Quaker by convincement: at his first Meeting, as he tells us in his introductory chapter, he found himself ‘swept up in a kind of forcefield’ and his ‘vertical sense of connection with whatever it is beyond ourselves now spread out horizontally into the group’. His consequent experience of Quakerism as ‘essentially mystical’ has accorded with other fundamental life events.
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