George Amoss, Jr. is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore. He edits the Journal of the Quaker Universalist Fellowship, and established the Quaker Electronic Archive and Meeting place website, at: http://www.qis.net/~daruma/index.html
Melvin Endy, who is currently a member of the Division of Human development in St. Mary's College, St. Mary's, Maryland, is the author of William Penn and Early Quakerism, (Princeton, 1973). The essay reprinted here was originally presented in a symposium on the World of William Penn.
Chuck Fager is a member of State College, Pennsylvania Meeting. He writes frequently on Quakerism, and teaches English at Penn State University.
Ann K. Riggs is a staff member of the Ecumenical Secretariat of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops. She is a member of Chapel Hill Meeting in North Carolina, and a sojourner at Annapolis, Maryland Meeting.