About the Guide
WHAT COMES TO MIND WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD “QUAKER?”
Most people are at least vaguely familiar with the Quaker religion and have an idea of its guiding principles such as pacifism and equality.
BUT WHAT IS QUAKERISM REALLY ABOUT, AND WHAT MAKES IT SO UNIQUE?
Today, Quaker schools like Friends Academy still teach the timeless values of equality, service, simplicity, and integrity that have guided Quakerism since its founding. It’s part of what sets us apart and what makes earning a Quaker education so unique.
IN THIS GUIDE, WE’LL EXPLORE:
The history of Quakerism and its founding principles
What’s important to understand about Quaker values and beliefs
How Quakers have always been progressive and forward-thinking leaders
The benefits of an inquiry-based Quaker education