Where does Quakerism sit in the wider religious landscape today? Where will it be in 25 years’ time?
This talk will look at how ecumenism first became possible in the nineteenth century and how Friends can relate to other Christians and other faiths today.
The different attitudes to theology and language within the Society of Friends. The very particular British Quaker understanding of belief will be a focus for this talk.
There are Muslim, Buddhist, Jewish and atheist Quakers today – how do they all co-exist?
The radical mysticism of Quakerism, which is based on the idea that God can be experienced without the mediation of priest or text at any time, in any place.
An accessible account of the history of Quakerism from the time when it was a movement setting out to change the world, abolish slavery and promote women’s rights.
A basic overview of the founding story and ideas of Quakerism and how the movement has grown into a worldwide religion of six traditions.