Contemporary Friends and “Types” of Quakerism

This seventh video in the Jewels of Quakerism series looks at the variety of Friends in today’s world and considers the theological and cultural movements that brought about the different types of contemporary Quakers today. We’ll look at the difference in worship, the geographical location of Friends, and broad connections and differences in theology. The video closes by considering some of the place where there is overlap between Friends’ Faith and Practice and that of other traditions, and by encouraging people to enter into dialogue with others.

Online Survey Question Collected  |  7/26/09 – 7/30/09

  1. What does “Continuing Revelation” mean? Answers
  2. How do you think early Friends would feel about the Religious Society of Friends today? Answers
  3. Because Friends have no formal creed or dogma, many people assert that we are free to believe whatever we want. To what degree do you agree with this sentiment? Answers

All Survey Results in a PDF

What is “Liberal Quakerism?”