American Quakers Today

Edwin B. Bronner
A stimulating and provocative summation of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), which points up the variety among Friends, and at the same time indicates many unifying elements. Five Friends describe distinct groups withing the Society today: Friends United Meeting- Friends General Conference- Evangelical Friends Alliance- Conservative Friends- Unaffiliated Friends Meetings. A diagram, a map, and a membership statistics contribute to better understanding of American Quakers. The Editor, in a comprehensive introductory chapter, explains the background of various facets of Quakerism. In a concluding section he describes several pervasive aspects of America Quakers Today.

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