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What do Christians believe? Show more Show less

Of the world’s population of 7.8 billion, Christianity is the most widely practised religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. Next in popularity are 1.5 billion followers of Islam and 900 million Hindu. There are many beliefs that Christians have in common. There are however, not unsurprisingly, also many differences in the more than 21,000 Christian denominations.

Quakers - points of difference Show more Show less

There are around 210,000 Quakers in the world. Some do and some don’t consider themselves Christian.
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Quakers Miscellaneous beliefs

Quakers do not participate in Christian holidays or have set views on the afterlife.
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Quakers do not celebrate Christian festivals such as Easter and Christmas. Mary does not really figure in Quakerism. Quakers have no collective view on what happens after death. They tend to concentrate on making this world better rather than pondering what happens after leaving it.[1]

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  1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/subdivisions/quakers_1.shtml

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