Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Book Review

Book Review/Conflict Resolution/Roberts, Arthur O./What’s wrong with a moment of silence?/Anderson Independent Mail/Anderson/SC/USA/10-Feb-07//“Be still, and know that I am God,” is probably the most famous verse in Psalms.

Quakers make silence an integral part of their worship service, sitting quietly in a circle as they wait to be filled with the Holy Spirit. In his book, “Devotions on Silence,” modern Quaker writer Arthur O. Roberts says that the first three purposes of silence in a Quaker meeting are: “1. Fosters awe before the Almighty; 2. Indicates submission to God; 3. Provides a posture for worship.”. ...


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