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.

Quaker Historical Corpus

Old Books

The Quaker Historical Corpus (QHC) consists of 173 texts written by Quakers between 1650 and 1690. All the texts are derived from copies held in the Library of Friends House, London.

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.