Responses to Frequent Questions about Friends
What do Quakers Believe (and do)?
Some links to ways Friends have described their beliefs and practices.
What is meant by different "branches" of Quakerism?
Not all Quakers are alike. The links posted here will provide you with a chance to see the differences in Quakerism as described by Quakers.
What are some of the best books to read about Quakers?
See a recommended list of books about Quakerism, including recent publications and old favorites.
What is the Quaker peace testimony? Some expressions by Quakers on peace -- historic and present day .
How do I find a Quaker meeting in my area? Use the links posted here to help you look for a Meeting of Friends anywhere in the world.
I am attending an unprogrammed Quaker meeting for the first time. What should I expect?
I am looking for a Friends school, college, retirement home, bookstore, periodical, publisher, library, camp or accommodations--list of directories.
- An overview of Friends published by a non-Quaker website. (There are a few errors in this description, but it is worth reading because it is sometimes easier for outsiders to describe a group, than for members of the group to describe themselves.)
If you are looking for a more scholarly answer. Check out our resources page http://www.quakerinfo.org/resources/index.html
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