I began my academic work in Quaker studies in the late 1980s, co-founding the Quaker Studies Research Association in 1993. I was assistant Director of…
Essentials of Quakerism
This course, designed particularly for those new to the Quaker way, will introduce the basic and essential elements of Quakerism. At the moment dates for the next course have not been confirmed but if you add yourself to the waiting list below, we will email you when the next course becomes available to book or any other relevant courses are added.
The expectation of a transforming encounter with the Divine (however we describe it), the use of a distinctive form of collective worship to nurture that encounter; discernment; and witness – the life that emerges as an outcome of our faith. There will be plenty of time for discussion and questions and a forum for additional conversation between the sessions. Everyone is very welcome, whether or not you have experienced Quaker worship.
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.