A vibrant exchange

A vibrant exchange

A vibrant exchange Young Israel Izere, Kwibuka Yearly Meeting, Burundi We rarely include items from overseas, but we thought this article provided a good insight into different Quaker traditions in different parts of the world,     A vibrant exchange of ideas and...
Revisiting the “Journal of George Fox”

Revisiting the “Journal of George Fox”

Revisiting the “Journal of George Fox” Rae Litting, New South Wales Regional Meeting Although Quakers are the spiritual heirs of George Fox, very few seem to have read his Journal. I counted 19 quotes from the Journal in Quaker Faith and Practice, but many...

The Journal of Sydney Parkinson

Rae Litting, New South Wales Regional Meeting Many Quakers will know of Sydney Parkinson as the first Quaker to set foot in Australia.  He was the botanical illustrator for Joseph Banks, and you can see many of his illustrations on-line.  He was the subject of one of...

Book Review: The Essential Elias Hicks

In the first decades of the 19th Century, the Society of Friends was “blessed” with three great theologians; Elias Hicks (1748-1830), Joseph John Gurney (1788-1847) and Isaac Crewdson (1780-1844). The differences between the theologies of these three men (and their...