In this issue we have been gifted with three credible, nay expert, expositors of three interpretations of Quakerism in historical perspective: Penn’s interpretation of Quakerism as “primitive Christianity revived,” Barclay’s evolving interpretation of Quakerism’s “inward Light” as vehiculum dei, and his speculation on a corresponding spiritual sense, and the twentieth century development of Quaker understandings of Christianity and universalism—mutually excluding or complementary?—traced across the prestigious Swarthmore Lectures.
"Response to Anderson, Ward, and Randazzo,"
Quaker Religious Thought: Vol. 131, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.georgefox.edu/qrt/vol131/iss1/5