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When Quakers Charles and Rhoda Coffin ministered in prisons and workhouses across the United States in the 1860s, the couple witnessed the deplorable conditions that inmates, in particular, women faced.
Quakers weren’t welcome at Harvard in the 1660s, and vaccination was a medical and theological no-no at Yale over a century later.
Not all of us are bent on changing people’s beliefs; in fact, atheist Quakers attend services with theists regularly and happily.
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