Happy birthday, Emilia Fogelklou (July 20, 1878 – Sept. 26, 1972)! ‪#‎Quaker‬. ‪#‎Feminist‬. ‪#‎Pacifist‬. Theologian. Peace activist. Teacher of the history of religion. She joined the Society of Friends in 1932, becoming one of the first Quakers in Sweden. Early member of the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF). Author of a controversial book on James Nayler (published in Swedish in 1929), as well as a book on the Swedish saint Birgitta (published 1919), among many other works. Born in Simrishamn, Sweden. Died in Uppsala, Sweden.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

foto di Marginal Mennonite Society.
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