The truth about Children’s Meeting

Children and young people from Glasgow spill the beans about their experience of Quakers

Robin You know the hardest and yet the simplest question anyone has ever asked me was ‘what exactly is a Qwacker?’ After correcting him I discovered that I really had no idea. I guessed some would call it a religion, but a religion that welcomes atheism, isn’t that a bit contradictory? Also most religions have some sort of rules or a restriction to only one inherent belief. Quakerism doesn’t, it welcomes people of all majorities, minorities, cultures and beliefs. The quote stating: ‘Tolerance is part of the Quaker approach to life, so Quakers are willing to learn from all other faiths and churches’ (BBC website) is proof of this.

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