George Richardson Lectures

George Richardson Lecture 2018

This lecture, “William Penn after 300 Years: Paradoxes and Legacies of a Boundary-Spanner” was given by Andrew Murphy at Woodbrooke on June 21 2018. 2018 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of William Penn,…

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George Richardson Lecture 2017

Christine Trevett delivers the 2017 George Richardson Lecture and questions the age of Quaker membership.

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George Richardson Lecture 2013

Roger Homan delivers the 2013 George Richardson Lecture and talks to us about the rehabilitation of art in Quaker faith.

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George Richardson Lecture 2014

Stephen W. Angell delivers the 2014 George Richardson Lecture and looks at Samuel Fisher’s writings as they relate to the authority of Scripture and their effects on the ways other Quakers have understood the authority of Scripture throughout the Second Period and beyond.

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George Richardson Lecture 2016

Robynne Rogers Healey delivers the 2016 George Richardson Lecture and surveys some of the changes in Quaker history over the past twenty years

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George Richardson Lecture 2012

Carole Dale Spencer delivers the 2012 George Richardson Lecture and will explore the relationship between Hannah Whitall Smith and J. Rendel Harris, the first Director of Woodbrooke.

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George Richardson Lecture 2011

Rosemary Moore delivers the 2011 George Richardson Lecture and looks at how an update to ‘The Second Period of Quakerism’ might look.

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George Richardson Lecture 2015

Brycchan Carey delivers the 2015 George Richardson Lecture and examines two key moments in the development of a wider literature of antislavery.

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