Religious beliefs and practices of Quakers, and their attitudes to social issues

Faith Community: Christianity (Religious Society of Friends)

Type of Data: Religious beliefs and practices of Quakers, and their attitudes to social issues

Date: 2001?

Geography: England and Wales

Sample Size: 166 (45% response)

Population: Members of the Religious Society of Friends at meetings with 50 or more members

Subject Keywords: Abortion, baptism, Bible, church attendance, churchgoing, daily life, disputes, divorce, education, extraversion, extrinsic faith, God, homosexuality, intrinsic faith, introversion, meetings for worship, ministry, morality, music, non-violence, orientation, personality, prayer, Quakers, quest, religious beliefs, religious books, religious festivals, sacraments, worship

Collection Method: Self-completion questionnaire

Collection Agency: Rosamund Bourke

Published Source:

  • Rosamund Bourke, 'Quaker Beliefs: Diverse Yet Distinctive', Quaker Studies, Vol. 7, 2002-03, pp. 227-38
  • Leslie John Francis, Rosamund Bourke and Mandy Robbins, 'Quakerism: A Faith for Introverts?', Pastoral Psychology, Vol. 51, 2003, pp. 387-90
  • Rosamund Bourke, 'Religious Orientation Among Quakers', Contact: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Pastoral Studies, No. 140, 2003, pp. 26-32

Source number: 2576. Last updated: December 2012. Contributed by Clive D. Field. Back to search

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