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Religious Society of Friends


How Quakers Got Their Name


Message from The Religious Society of Friends Quakers


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Quaker beliefs


Memorial for the Lost at the Medford Quaker Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

Quakers are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church. Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united in a belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access "the light within", or "that of God in every one".
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  • Beginnings in England 

  • Migration to North America 

  • Splits 

  • Hicksite–Orthodox split 

  • Beaconite controversy 

  • Rise of Gurneyite Quakerism, and the Gurneyite–Conservative split 

  • Richmond Declaration 

  • Missions to Asia and Africa 

  • Theory of evolution 

  • Quaker Renaissance 

  • Conscientious objection 

  • World Committee for Consultation 

  • Evangelical Friends 

  • Role of women 

  • Friends in business 

  • International development 

  • Friends in education 

  • Friends and slavery 

  • Theology 

  • Conservatives 

  • Evangelical 

  • Gurneyites 

  • Holiness 

  • Liberal 

  • Universalist 

  • Non-theists 

  • Practical theology 

  • Calendar and church holidays 

  • Programmed worship 

  • Unprogrammed worship 

  • Organisational government and polity 

  • International organization 

  • Yearly meetings 

  • Membership 

  • Marriage 

  • By country 

  • Africa 

  • Australia and New Zealand 

  • Asia 

  • Europe 

  • Middle East 

  • North and South America 

  • Service organisations 

  • Ecumenical relations 

  • Relations with other faiths 

  • Primary sources 

  • Children's books