Steven Davison leads a program on Quakers and Capitalism, an economic history of Quakers and a history of Quaker contributions to capitalist culture, especially as key innovators in the industrial revolution.
Explore a Quaker perspective on economics and nuances of speaking in Quaker worship. Delve into critical issues such as Quakers, racism, and the blessed community, along with beliefs of Quakers, the kingdom of God as seen by Quakers, and expectations in a Quaker meeting for worship, including insights into a gathered meeting.
Learn about Quaker spiritual disciplines, the Quaker practice of discernment, and Quaker beliefs about God. Reflect on the importance of listening to each other into wholeness and explore the role of Quakers in tuning into the still, small voice.
In 2009, a small group of Quakers from Philadelphia decided to do something about climate change. Calling themselves the “Earth Quaker Action Team,” they took on one of the largest banks in the country. 5 years and 125 actions later, PNC Bank decided to change its policy of funding mountaintop removal coal mining. How did they do it?
A Quakers perspective on economics. Is our economic system blocking the kingdom of God that Quakers seek to build? How do we even begin to address that? It’s a question Pamela Haines has thought a lot about.
Explore the possibilities of a nonviolent response to terrorism, why Quakers are pacifists, and personal reflections on why some have decided to become a Quaker.
Reflect on the importance of listening to each other into wholeness and explore the role of Quakers in tuning into the still, small voice.
In Quaker meeting for worship, anyone can stand and speak out of the silence. But how do you know?
“Monthly Meeting”, “Clerk”, “Convincement”, “Clearness”, “Minutes” – What do all these words have in common? They all mean something specific to Quakers! In this video we teamed up with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting to define 12 common Quaker terms.
Arthur Larrabee teaches a popular workshop on Quaker clerking and how to facilitate Quaker decision making. In this week’s video, we asked him what advice he has for future clerks.
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