‘Ben’ Pink Dandelion is Woodbrooke’s Programme Leader for Research. Ben began his academic work in Quaker studies in the late 1980s, co-founding the Quaker Studies…
The Start of the Quaker Way: Fox 400
25 January - 8 February 2024
The live Zoom sessions are every Thursday at 19:00-20:30 (UK time)
‘Ben’ Pink Dandelion,
Explore the beginnings of the Quaker movement and how the summer of 1652 proved pivotal for the start of the Quaker movement. Each week will take you step by step through some of the key figures and texts to better understand the foundation of Quakerism.
We visit, virtually, the key sites of the Quaker consolidation in the North West of England and explore the importance of the north to Quaker success.
The course is based around a series of films and discussion topics with the option of live discussion with the tutor each week. What you do when within the three weeks is up to you.
This course coincides with the run-up to the FWCC world plenary gathering in 2024 and will be an excellent preparation for Friends attending, whether in person or online.
The course is part of the celebrations of Fox 400.
This course will involve:
On the booking form, there is a chance for you to let us know about any accessibility or communication adjustments that will enable you to participate more fully in the course. Automated Zoom closed captions are available for all live sessions but if you feel you require more accurate closed captioning please email us directly in addition to booking.