Telling the Truth About God by Rhiannon Grant

Abigail Maxwell reviews 'Telling the Truth About God' by Rhiannon Grant

A close up of the book cover. | Photo: Courtesy of John Hunt Publishing.

Everyone does theology. Each of us has an understanding of what God is or is not, and for Quakers that begins with our experience. We value our meetings and the experiences we have there, which we might call ‘spiritual’. This is a direct experience, without a priest, and traditions may guide but not bind us. It is shared in community, and we make decisions as a community. Balancing the individual and community is complex.

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