Category: Quaker History

Early Quaker History

This information was originally presented to the meeting for a “Quakerism 101” course by Eva Hersh on 4/13/2003. It was later revised by other members of Homewood Meeting. Why is it important to know this stuff? From my point of…

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Nine Questions About Friends

Who are the Quakers? Quakers are members of the Religious Society of Friends, a community which began in England over three hundred and fifty years ago. Friends were probably first called “Quakers” by a seventeenth-century judge who wanted to insult them;…

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