Book Launch: The Spirit of Freedom, Mark Russ

Tuesday 26 November
19:30-20:30 (UK time)

Front cover of the book The Spirit of Freedom

Join this free event to celebrate the publication of Mark Russ’ second book, ‘The Spirit of Freedom: Quaker-shaped Christian Theology,’ a collection of accessible, useful, and life-affirming reflections rooted in Quaker spirituality and Biblical wisdom.

Collecting together short and inspiring essays on speaking of God, worshiping God, and being God’s witnesses in the world, this book offers a spacious and relevant Quaker theology from a Christian perspective. It’s an excellent companion piece to Mark’s first book, ‘Quaker Shaped Christianity.’ This book launch features Mark in conversation with fellow Quaker author Rhiannon Grant, a reading from the book, and the opportunity to ask Mark questions about his work.

Praise for ‘The Spirit of Freedom’: “Mark Russ’s engaging and idiosyncratic blog has become a book, and it’s a delight to revisit these pieces again. They cohere perfectly into a Quaker handbook that has as much to offer newcomers as it has to seasoned Friends. Original, insightful, and beautifully written, this book has all the hallmarks of an instant classic.” Geoffrey Durham, author of ‘What Do Quakers Believe?’, ‘Being a Quaker’ and ‘The Spirit of the Quakers’.

You can find more information about the book, including how to buy it, from

This course will involve:

DiscussionSpeakerZoom Session

Accessibility info:

On the booking form, there is a chance for you to let us know about any accessibility or communication adjustments that will enable you to participate more fully in the course. Automated Zoom closed captions are available for all live sessions but if you feel you require more accurate closed captioning please email us directly in addition to booking.

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