What are Quakers trying to achieve when sitting together in silence? A Gathered Quaker Meeting is a particularly powerful experience.
In the Quaker religion, adherents believe that a higher power can speak through them. We asked Quakers what it’s actually like to experience this.
What happens when you try to sit in silence for an hour? These seven Quakers discuss the challenge of being alone with one’s thoughts in Quaker worship, and the opportunity for grace and true communion on the other side.
Most people are unfamiliar with the Quaker religion, or they confuse us for the guy on the Quaker Oats box. In this video, we ask 6 Quakers what it means to be a practicing Quaker.
When these four Earlham College students were standing in line for hot dogs, one of them cracked a joke about something being a “Quaker Problem”. Little did they know it would become a full-on international Quaker meme within the course of weeks.
What is “the Light,” and why are Quakers so excited about it?
The Quaker testimony on equality began in worship, and it began with the experience that women were called by the Spirit of God to speak in the ministry.
We asked a diverse group of Friends what they find most valuable about silence in Meeting for Worship. This is what they said.