Friends General Conference

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Quakers Consider

From our earliest days, Quakers have asked one another, "What canst thou say?" In this section, see how Quakers have expressed themselves on a variety of topics close to our hearts.

In a short video, three Quakers express their perspectives on Jesus.

Peterson Toscano speaks about Quakers and God.

In this series of ten short videos, Friends speak from their experience about their faith and Quaker practice.

"Our life is love, and peace, and tenderness; and bearing one with another, and forgiving one another, and not laying accusations one against another . . ."

"Life is meant to be lived from a Center, a divine Center—a life of unhurried peace and power. It is simple. It is serene. It takes no time but occupies all our time."

"We need to have a much deeper concept of peace than the negative assumption that it is simply the absence of war. Peace is an organic concept, living and creative . . ."