Tag: Quakers

  • Her music often emphasize the sacred in the ordinary, and it is rooted in her Quaker faith. “Some of my best language has come out of the silence” of Quaker meetings, she says, “when I’ve taken the time to listen to something beyond myself.” More

    July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

  • “Forty-five years for Kenya is very a short period of time for 45 tribes to have come together and meshed into one,” says Kenyan Quaker minister Oliver Kisaka. More

    June 13, 2008 | Comments (1)

  • In the past century, Quakers have helped start nearly 200 social service, environmental, and relief agencies such as the American Friends Service Committee. Additionally, they are the only religious organization to win the Nobel Peace Prize. In spite of its many achievements, almost 350 years after its founding, the Religious Society of Friends — as Quakers are formally known — remains small in numbers.

    May 25, 2001 | 0 Comments