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Scholarly works, interviews, and personal reflections by Universalist Quakers and others.

Revelation and the Religions

  … Quaker Universalist Fellowship …   …   … eBook … Pamphlet … Printer Friendly … Revelation and the Religions … Avery Dulles S.J.   … Editors Introduction … Since the days of George Fox, one of the most fundamental characteristics of Quakerism has been a belief in continuing…


Friends and Other Faiths

  … Quaker Universalist Fellowship …   …   … eBook … Pamphlet … Printer Friendly … Friends and Other Faiths … by Otto B. van der Sprenkel …   … ABOUT THIS PAMPHLET:This document began as an address to Australia Yearly Meeting in 1971. It was published that year, and reprinted…


Readings For Universalists

  … Quaker Universalist Fellowship …   …   … Printer Friendly … Readings For Universalists … edited by Ralph Hetherington …   … I The Universality of Revelation … The central theme of Universalism is that spiritual enlightenment may be achieved by everyone everywhere. It may…


Waiting And Resting In The True Silence

  … Quaker Universalist Fellowship …   …   … eBook … Pamphlet … Printer Friendly … Waiting And Resting In The True Silence … Three Essays From Friends Bulletin … EDITORS PREFACE … Strangers or newcomers to Quaker worship repeatedly ask: What do you do in silent…


Why Not Join the Unitarians?

  … Quaker Universalist Fellowship …   …   … Printer Friendly … Why Not Join the Unitarians? by Robin Alpern …   … That is one of the questions most frequently asked when I tell people about beinga nontheist Friend. The answer that comes to mind first has nothing to do with…


On Silent Worship

  … Quaker Universalist Fellowship …   …   … Printer Friendly … On Silent Worship … by George Amoss Jr. Martin Cobin, in his important Pendle Hill Pamphlet entitled "From Convincement to Conversion," relates an anecdote concerning Rufus Jones and another Friend. It seems that…


Reforming Christianity

  … Quaker Universalist Fellowship …   …   … Printer Friendly … Reforming Christianity … by George Amoss, Jr. Copyright 1998, George Amoss Jr. Because he was homosexual, Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and left crucified on a fence through the cold Wyoming night. Because he…


Quaker in Iran

It is a tremendous pity that so few Americans get an opportunity to travel in Iran. Its mosques and its ancient monuments are incalculable treasures, but the opportunity to visit with Iranian peoples is a treasure even more to be cherished.


Militant Seedbeds Of Early Quakerism

Was Gerrard Winstanley a Quaker? Did he have any direct connection with Quakers? Did George Fox read his books and pamphlets, and was he influenced by them? These questions — the first two, at least — were asked in the seventeenth century, and have been asked again by historians and scholars in the twentieth.


A Quaker Approach to the Bible

  … Quaker Universalist Fellowship …   …   … Printer Friendly … A Quaker Approach to the Bible … by Henry Joel Cadbury … 1953, Guilford College. Reprinted by permission.   … INTRODUCTION … A long generation has passed since Henry Joel Cadbury, then Hollis Professor of Divinity…