Exploring Quakerism

The Bible in 90 Minutes: A Select Introduction

12th January 2021 - 12th January 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Timothy Ashworth writes: ‘In this very short introduction I will seek to identify the most significant factors involved when encountering this extraordinary volume – both those within the Bible itself, those that have shaped it as a collection of texts and those things in us, the readers, that affect how we approach it. Such is…

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How Do Quakers Talk About God?

19th January 2021 - 19th January 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

God, the Light, the Spirit, or whatever you call it – what do Quakers call it, and why? This session will introduce central ideas in liberal Quaker theology by looking at the ways in which British Quakers talk about God. We will explore the idea that it is possible to make lists of synonyms, and…

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Women in the Early Quaker Movement

26th January 2021 - 26th January 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

One of the most striking features of the early Quaker movement was the active contribution of women as writers and preachers within a rigidly patriarchal society. In this live session, we will consider what it was about the Quaker way that made this possible, and how the role of women changed over time    

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