Definition of Inner light

1. Noun. A divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul.

Exact synonyms: Christ Within, Light, Light Within
Generic synonyms: Ethical Motive, Ethics, Morality, Morals



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inner Light

Ingrid Bergman
Ingush
Ingush Autonomous Oblast
Ingushes
Ingushetia
Ingvaeonic
Inigo Jones
Initialwörter
Injun
Inka
Inklings
Inland Revenue
Inland Sea
Inna
Inner Hebrides
Inner Light
Inner Manchuria
Inner Mongolia
Inner Tibet
Innocent III
Innocents' Day
Innsbruck
Innu
Innu-aimun
Innuit
Innuits
Ino
Inocor
Inocybe
Inquisition

Literary usage of Inner light

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1. American Poets and Their Theology by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1916)
"the importance of their personal experience as to make the inner light modify ... The inner light, so far as it is trustworthy, has its source outside of ..."

2. History of English Nonconformity from Wiclif to the Close of the Nineteenth by Henry William Clark (1911)
"The conception of the " inner light"—one of the phrases in which Fox frequently expressed the new possession of his soull—was too apt to be taken as if it ..."

3. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"We hear much nowadays in this connection the words " The inner light," and so great an authority as the historian Bancroft has said, ..."

4. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"We hear much nowadays in this connection the words " The inner light," and so great an authority as the historian Bancroft has said, " the Quaker has but ..."

5. Compendium of Church History by Andrew Constantinides Zenos (1896)
"by inner Light, the Friends, and the great evangelical revival of the latter half of the eighteenth ... This work of the Spirit he called The inner light. ..."

6. History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the Continent by George Bancroft (1895)
"The Quaker has but one word, THE inner light, the voice of God in the soul. That light is a reality, ... Quakerism rests on the reality of the inner light. ..."

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