The Nature and Authority of Conscience


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Rufus Matthew Jones (January 25, 1863 ā€“ June 16, 1948) was an American religious leader, writer, magazine editor, philosopher, and college professor. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Haverford Emergency Unit (a precursor to the American Friends Service Committee). One of the most influential Quakers of the 20th century, he was a Quaker historian and theologian as well as a philosopher. In 1917 he helped found the American Friends Service Committee. This work was delivered as a Swarthmore Lecture in August 1920 and was printed by the Swarthmore Press Ltd. (Summary by Wikipedia & John Greenman) (1 hr 47 min)

Chapters

Preface 1:50 Read by John Greenman
Chapter I - Introductory Considerations 10:34 Read by John Greenman
Chapter II - The Moral Universe and the Individual 10:04 Read by John Greenman
Chapter III - The Nature and Scope of Conscience - Part One 41:25 Read by John Greenman
Chapter III - The Nature and Scope of Conscience - Part Two 43:48 Read by John Greenman