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.
Marcelle Martin on the Quaker practice of surrendering the self-will and how this practice will be absolutely crucial if we are going to avoid catastrophe.
Noah Baker Merrill discusses sacramental living, Quaker Voluntary Service, and how our Quaker prophetic witness can transform the world.
The Quaker conviction of equality sometimes caused small changes in behavior that ultimately had radical consequences. Thomas Hamm explains the origins of Quaker plain speech.
What is “the Light,” and why are Quakers so excited about it?
Quakers threw out everything they saw as “empty forms” in the church of their day, including communion and baptism.
Quakers believe that the real way that you understand what the Bible has to say to you is to let the words be illuminated. Paul Buckley explains.
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 talked with George Lakey about Quakers’ call to struggle, the myth that violence works, and how that’s all changing.
We asked a diverse group of Friends what they find most valuable about silence in Meeting for Worship. This is what they said.