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.