In the mid-1600s, the medieval world was giving way to modern views on science, commerce and government. The Quaker movement was born during this period of transition. In fact, Quakers have often been at the forefront of societal change. For three and a half centuries, we Quakers have rejected war, welcomed the leadership of women and opposed the mistreatment of people at the margins of society.
Here are some resources for further exploration. "A Quaker's View" was written for our first newsletter. "Micro'pology" is a paraphrase of Robert Barclay's 17th Century treatise on Quaker theology. Still have questions? Please ask!