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Misunderstanding Quaker Faith and Practice

You’ve probably heard a conversation like this between members and attenders of the modern, unprogrammed Religious Society of Friends: “What do Friends believe? Or, basically, what do I have to believe to join Friends?” “Oh, don’t worry. Friends have no creed. You can believe anything you want in our meeting. All religions are saying the same thing, only in different words. There are many ways to Truth and all religions lead to God. That’s why we see the Bible as just one great book among many. We see that of God in every person, that Divine Spark, that little🔒

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Terry Wallace is a member of Warrington Meeting in Wellsville, Pa. He served as general editor for the reprint of George Fox's eight-volume Works.


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