Monday Jul 28
Religion News Service
Featured Video: Exploring the legacy of William Penn, Quaker leader and Pennsylvaniaa s founder
This week in 1718, William Penn died. He was the founder of the state of Pennsylvania as well as the a well-known leader of the Religious Society of Friends, whose members are colloquially known as "Quakers."
Hobby Lobby and Quakers
Most of the time when I hear or read about something offensive a Christian group has done, I almost never have to worry that Quakers have somehow been to blame.
Quakers to the Rescue: Underground LGBT Railroad in Uganda
"...According to Buzzfeed , members of the religious group - also known as the The Religious Society of Friends - have formed an organisation called the Friends New Underground Railroad to help smuggle gay people out of Uganda.
Ekklesia Daily News
Armed Forces Day: a diversion from the reality and consequences of war
The rainstorm of almost tropical ferocity which swept across West Suffolk yesterday afternoon was dying down as we assembled for a silent Peace Vigil to mark Armed Forces Day.