(in Quakerism) the light of Christ in the soul of every person, considered as a guiding force.
Origin of Inner Light
First recorded in 1855–60
Also called Inner Word, Inward Light, Christ Within.
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British Dictionary definitions for christ within
Quakerism the presence and inner working of God in the soul acting as a guiding spirit that is superior even to Scripture and unites man to Christ
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