Q for Quaker Faith and Practice
For me the best part of the exercise has been reading parts of the book that I have not read before and discovering extracts that speak to me directly. One of the surprises has been that the age of the quotation often bears no relationship to how up to date they feel. Two of my group’s favourite authors turn out to be William Penn and Isaac Penington!
Recognizing African Americans in Abington Friends cemetery
“This is rocking the world of Quakerism, this type of standing up at this time, when black people are being murdered and blood is running up and down the streets,” she said Sunday. “The founding fathers of Quakerism were slave owners. That’s what makes this outstanding and remarkable.”