Rufus Jones: pioneer of Liberal Quakerism

15 February 2022 - 15 February 2022
19:00 - 20:30

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Rufus Jones (1863-1948) had a profound influence on Quakers on both sides of the Atlantic. This session provides a brief introduction to his life and thought.

This session will explore why Jones was so influential, and take a critical look at his innovative approach to Quaker history and theology. By providing an insight into the roots of contemporary Quakerism, this session will give you a better understanding of Liberal Quakerism today.

This 90-minute session will combine talks, discussion and time for questions.

All times are given as UK time. Make sure to check your own timezone at

This course will involve:

DiscussionSpeakerZoom Session

Accessibility info:

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.

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