Talk:Quakers

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Former good article Quakers was one of the Philosophy and religion good articles, but it has been removed from the list. There are suggestions below for improving the article to meet the good article criteria. Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.
Article milestones
Date Process Result
November 21, 2005 Peer review Reviewed
December 11, 2005 Good article nominee Listed
July 21, 2008 Good article reassessment Delisted
Current status: Delisted good article

Quaker shunning or being read out of meeting[edit]

The article on Excommunication discusses the general concept of banning or shunning and has sections for the variety of this exclusionary practice among various religions including Quaker excommunication which it identifies as being "read out of meeting". However the Quaker article does not, and this seems like an oversight. In fact, there is nothing about this at all with the exception of one comment about "Quakers gone bad" being "branded a heretic" and "read out of meeting" in Talk/Archive 4.

If there is such a thing, can someone knowledgeable about this add a subsection or paragraph about this somewhere? Mathglot (talk) 22:23, 2 December 2014‎ Hmm, that's interesting, my tilde-sig to the left seems to have had its timestamp omitted. I've edited it back in.Mathglot (talk) 01:55, 5 December 2014 (UTC)

Merger proposal[edit]

I found Quaker music while new page feed patrolling, and decide to see if there was any consensus in merging that article here. --I dream of horses (T) @ 06:54, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

This page is pretty long already, and the Quaker music page is not small. So, I think no. Darx9url (talk) 09:01, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

Percentage of Quakers who consider themselves Christian[edit]

The lead says "Many Friends view themselves as members of a Christian denomination." I would think that most Friends view themselves as members of a Christian denomination. Any objection to changing this? Anyone have a good source on what percentage of Friends do not consider themselves members of a Christian denomination? Darx9url (talk) 14:47, 28 April 2015 (UTC)

I agree. The word should be "most" and is common knowledge. Marteau (talk) 15:00, 28 April 2015 (UTC)