With all the talk of “witch hunts” lately, we’ve noticed that people confuse Quakers with the Puritans. Clearly they haven’t heard the story of Mary Dyer.
Valerie Brown was a high powered lawyer. Then she had an experience that changed everything.
Quakers make decisions together in such a way that ideally, everyone’s voice is heard. For Gil George, it’s a revolutionary process.
Greg Williams brings a spiritual presence into activist circles. We talked with him about Black Lives Matter and the Quaker legacy of nonviolent activism.
What is Quaker Meeting like when you’re deaf? For Jane Fernandes, it is profound. And, she says, it’s a rare experience to find a group of hearing people who value silence.
Ever wondered who is behind the camera when you watch a QuakerSpeak video? We convinced director Jon Watts to switch places with the Friends Journal editors and answer some questions about his approach to the project.
Quaker Pastor Gregg Koskela came to Friends from various Evangelical Christian denominations. Here are the top 10 things that attracted him to Quakerism.
Quaker Ben Pink Dandelion joined Friends because they were working for peace and shared values with anarchists. Then he had a spiritual awakening.
For Anthony Smith, discovering the Religious Society of Friends was an opportunity to develop his spiritual understanding and personal theology.
Not every Quaker meeting has a paid pastor, but some have found it helpful. Margaret Webb, pastor of New Garden Meeting in North Carolina, explains her role.