Week 1 - Quaker Earth Care Witness and Laurie Baker (4:56)

The story of the founding of Quaker Earth Care Witness in August of 1987, and subsequent activities of this Quaker group. Next, Laurie Baker, a Quaker architect's thoughts on faith. 

Week 2 - Edward Bonnett Taylor (4:47)

The story of British Friend, Edward Bonnett Taylor, a noted anthropologist. His scholarly work centered on the origins of all religions, and the underlying unities found throughout history. 

Week 3 - Bayard Rustin and Pacific Yearly Meeting (6:44)

The story of Friend Bayard Rustin, and his contributions on the Civil Rights Movement. His role has often been ignored due to his gay identity. Next, A statement from 1972 on the rights of all people to love whom they choose. 

Week 4 - Southland College (4:32)

The story of the founding of Southland College. This school, supported by Indiana Quakers and others, served the black community in Helena Arkansas beginning in 1864 and continuing until the 1920's. 

Week 5 - John Dalton (3:10)

The story of British Friend, John Dalton and his contributions to science: Dalton's Atomic Theory and Dalton's Law of Partial Pressure. 

Week 6 - Francis Hole (3:41)

The story of Francis Hole, Quaker geologist, who encouraged deeper respect for soil and its connection to all of creation, including human existence. 

Week 7 - Quaker Youth Pilgrimage (4:38)

The Story of the Quaker Youth Pilgrimage, which seeks to foster community and spiritual growth among young Friends from all over the world. 

Week 8 - Naked Quakers and Democracy (4:42)

The story of Friends in colonial times in Massachusetts, and their witness for truth. Next, statements on democracy and citizenship from George Walton, former head of George School. 

Week 9 - Friends Association for High Education ( 4:27)

The story of founding of the Friends Association for Higher Education, and its subsequent activities. 

Week 10 - Sojourner Truth (4:32)

The story of the visit to Indiana Yearly Meeting in 1874, by Sojourner Truth, noted anti-slavery and pro-women's suffrage activist. 

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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