We are not for Names, nor Men, nor Titles of Government, nor are we for this Party, nor against the other, because of its Name and Pretense; but we are for Justice and Mercy, and Truth and Peace, and true Freedom, that these may be exalted in our Nation.
During the current coronavirus outbreak, when Quakers around the world are seeking to minister to those in need, it is inspiring to recall the extraordinary work done by Friends in Ireland, Britain, and the United States to relieve the suffering of the Irish poor during the Great Famine of the
Back in my college days, I got into an unexpectedly lively discussion with my then-fiancee about, of all things, whether we would tell our future children that there was a Santa Claus. Like most people, he was all for it. I had reservations. For one thing, I didn’t feel comfortable
Earlham College Professor of History and author Tom Hamm spent a day with us in October for a seminar on on Quakers in America, focusing largely on the tremendous changes that took place in the Religious Society of Friends during the nineteenth century. Those changes began in the late 1820s,