Quaker Q&A

We sat down with Professor Ben Pink Dandelion, Honorary Professor of Quaker Studies in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham and Director of The Centre for Postgraduate Quaker Studies, to ask some common questions about Quakers and their approach to life, business and religion.

What is a Quaker?

When Did Quakerism begin?

Can Quakers Drink & Dance?

How do Quakers dress?

Are Shakers, Quakers?

Do Quakers Have Dietary Rules?

The role of quaker WOMEN


Why were quakers so successful in business?

What is the SIGNIFICANCE of Quaker hats?  

Why do quakers meet in silence?

Leaving the quaker church

are quaker oats really quaker?

could quakers drink alcohol?