2017 Swarthmore Lecture (Video)

Swarthmore Lecture 2017

The Swarthmore Lecture 2017: Faith in politics? A testimony to equality was given by Catherine West at 7:30 pm on Monday 31st July 2017 as part of Yearly Meeting Gathering at Warwick University.

Exploring Priesthood

Exploring Priesthood

John Peirce spent six weeks exploring Quaker understanding of the priesthood of all believers. In August 2017,  John gave a short presentation on his current thinking to an audience of Woodbrooke staff, volunteers and guests.

Quaker Study Series 2013

Ben Pink Dandelion

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

The Future of Quakerism

Ben Pink Dandelion

Where does Quakerism sit in the wider religious landscape today? Where will it be in 25 years’ time?

Quakers and Ecumenism

The Woodbrooke Lake

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.

Quakers, Theology and Language

Listening to a speaker

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.

What Quakers Believe

Listening to a speaker

There are Muslim, Buddhist, Jewish and atheist Quakers today – how do they all co-exist?

Quaker Worship and Witness

Books on a shelf

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.