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“I don’t want to be an anti, against anybody. I simply want to be the builder of a great affirmation: the affirmation of God, who loves us and who wants to save us.”

– Saint Óscar Romero

From writing about the Book of Revelation from a liberatory perspective to renewal in the Quaker tradition, Wess has authored numerous books and chapters that have been well-received by readers and those in his community.

Image from 2019 “Food and Faith” class co-taught with Bronwyn Tucker at Guilford College – Photo Credit Maia Dery

Wess Daniels is the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College. His background is in Quaker Studies, contextual theology, Biblical studies, and anti-poverty theology rooted in the work of the Poor People’s Campaign and has been teaching in Higher Education since 2012. He has taught classes and given sessions at Portland Seminary, Earlham School of Religion, Haverford College, and Guilford College.


With over two decades of leadership experience, preaching, teaching, and leading groups, Wess brings excitement and passion to groups he is invited to speak to and lead. Click the button below to learn more and invite Wess to your community.

Advising Communities

Wess has led congregations, non-profits, and educational organizations in rethinking systems design, cultural transformation, and renewal.

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Wess has been interviewed on a number of podcasts and websites about renewal in faith communities and reading the book of Revelation from a liberation perspective.

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About Wess

Wess grew up in Ohio and became a Quaker while attending Malone College. Since that time he has become a voice in the Quaker world for convergence; bridge-building, remix, and renewal among all Friends.

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