‘Spirituality is a response, not a groping in the dark.’

Look who’s talking: Neil Morgan on Quaker seeking

'Spiritual reality is "prevenient" – it was there before I came along, waiting to be found.' | Photo: Matt Howard on Unsplash.

Quakers have always been Seekers. Seeking has deep roots in the religious and political ferment described in Christopher Hill’s The World Turned Upside Down. In allegorical form it appears in Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress. Quaker searching is for something personal, and profound – indeed ‘Ways of Seeking’ has its own section in Quaker faith & practice (26.16) It is a search beyond time, and beyond frozen images.

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