Arthur O. Roberts illuminates the passion, struggles, and legacy of a man committed to authentic Christian living at a critical time in history. George Fox, desiring a kingdom of truth and love on this side of the flaming sword of Eden, led a 17th-century spiritual awakening that attracted thousands of people people who became known as the Society of Friends (Quakers). Through Flaming Sword is both a spiritual biography of Fox and a closer look at Fox's legacy, particularly his thoughts on Christian holiness and the nature of the church. Today s restless pilgrims, troubled by the world and diligently trying to follow Jesus, will find in Fox a spirited companion for the journey.
This new book is a 50th-anniversary edition with revisions to the original work published in 1959.