Quaker Talks

Quaker Study Series 2013

At Canadian Yearly Meeting 2013, Ben Pink Dandelion held a series of Quaker Study sessions over five days from 19 to 23 August.

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Early Quaker Travel and the Literature of Pilgrimage

This keynote was delivered by Hilary Hinds at the Borders and Crossings Conference in 2012.

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Deepening the Life of the Spirit – Gerald Hewitson

Gerald Hewitson described his spiritual journey in the Swarthmore Lecture of 2013. Journaling is his primary spiritual practice.

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Deepening the Life of the Spirit – Ginny Wall

Ginny Wall talks about the place of spiritual practice in our lives at the 2012 Quaker Life Representative Council.

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Open for Transformation: being Quaker

Ben Pink Dandelion presents his talk ‘Open for Transformation: being Quaker’, based on the theme of the 2014 Swarthmore Lecture.

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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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