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What is a Quaker? Most people are unfamiliar with the Quaker religion, or they confuse us for the guy on the Quaker Oats box. In this video, we ask 6 Friends what it means to be a practicing Quaker. - 4:57 ▶

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George Lakey, a Swarthmore professor, explaines the origins and rationalism of pacifism in the Quaker religion. He states that the spirit Quaker's believe in is not contradictory or hypocritical, it will not call for peace, love and understanding one moment and then war another. The spirit Quaker’s believe in is consistent. He goes on to give historical groundings for Quaker’s belief in pacifism. Later in his talk he makes the claim that nonviolence movements are more effective.

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In the Quaker religion, adherents believe that a higher power can speak through them. We asked Quakers what it’s actually like to experience this in Quaker M...

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Are Quakers Amish? | "You're a Quaker? You mean, like, Amish?" It's something all Quakers have heard. Max Carter, professor of Quaker religion studies at Guilford College, tells us about the differences between Quakers and the Amish. ▶

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"Religion should be practiced within our hearts every day, and not be confined to houses of worship" ~ Frank Sonnenberg www.FrankSonnenbergOnline.com

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Be a Quaker

Be a Quaker Step 1- Examine your beliefs. Quakers believe that every soul can have direct communion with God. Sacraments such as baptism are not the center of the faith--instead, prayer and personal revelation are vital to the life of a Friend.

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