Contributions of the Quakers

  • 89 Pages
  • 1.44 MB
  • English
Pendle Hill , Wallingford, Pa
Society of Friends -- His
StatementBy Elizabeth Janet Gray.
The Physical Object
Pagination3-89 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16670999M

Contributions of the Quakers book contributions – notes to help you make an appeal (PDF) * This version of the leaflet is designed for viewing on screen.

If you plan to give the leaflet to Friends in your meeting you can ask for paper copies of the leaflet and the forms by contacting Maisa Monteiro on or at [email protected] small book several of the contributions to human bet­ terment Quakers have made in the nearly years of their history.

In some respects, therefore, it may seem like a litany of praise. Although it is intended to accent the positive, that does not mean that the writer is unaware of the chasm which often separatesFile Size: 2MB.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vining, Elizabeth Gray, Contributions of the Quakers. Wallingford, Pa. ; Pendle Hill, The Quakers pointedly used the words thee, thy and thou when addressing people of all ranks — a highly insulting practice because those words were ordinarily used only when speaking to servants.

Suspicions were also raised by the Quaker practice of men and women playing equal roles in their religious meetings. A Book of Discipline may refer to one of the various books issued by a Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, setting out what it means to be a Quaker in that Yearly common name for this book varies from one Yearly Meeting to another and includes Book of Discipline, Faith and Practice, Christian Faith and Practice, Quaker Faith and Practice, Church Government and.

Contributions Subscriptions Sign out Search Top 10 Quakers in fiction But the book bindery to which the main character, Emmett, is sent is an austere sanctuary that enshrines the Quaker Author: Bridget Collins. Quakers in Great Britain recognised only the Orthodox Quakers and refused to correspond with the Hicksites.

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Isaac Crewdson was a Recorded Minister in Manchester, UK. His book A Beacon to the Society of Friends strongly argued that the inner light was at odds with a religious belief in salvation by the atonement of Classification: Protestant.

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Quakerism emerged around out of the religious turmoil associated with the Puritan revolution in England. Although the sect’s official name is The Society of Friends, they have been called Quakers almost from their beginning.

Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, was founded in England in the 17th century by George Fox and played a key role in abolition and women’s suffrage. Quaker Books By Quakers, for Quakers, about Quakers.

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Faith and Practice: The Book of Discipline of the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of. Nontheist Quakers (also known as nontheist Friends or NtFs) are those who engage in Quaker practices and processes, but who do not necessarily believe in a theistic God or Supreme Being, the divine, the soul or the traditional Quakers, also known as Friends, nontheist Friends are interested in realizing peace, simplicity, integrity, community, equality, love, joy, and social.

Praised for its rich insight and wide-ranging perspective, The Quakers in America is a penetrating account of an influential, vibrant, and often misunderstood religious sect. Known best for their long-standing commitment to social activism, pacifism, fair treatment for Native Americans, and equality for women, the Quakers have influenced.

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This book is one of the many books recently that highlight the cultural traits of America that start in colonial times.

The Quakers are a religious sect which drew adherents from many parts of Northern Europe and contributed greatly to the tolerance of America and the folkways that led to the industrialization of much of the by: 4.

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Quakers believe that people can always change: their focus has been on reforms that make positive change more likely, such as increased opportunities for education, improved prison conditions, help with facing up to violent impulses, and much else. Just published: Volume Quakers, Creation Care and Sustainability.

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In our first volume, Quaker Perspectives in Higher Education edited by Donn Weinholtz, Jeff Dudiak, and Donald Smith, some three-dozen Quaker educators wrote. Get this from a library. Quakers in science and industry: being an account of the Quaker contributions to science and industry during the 17th and 18th centuries.

[Arthur Raistrick]. Quakers believe that God speaks through the contributions made at the meeting.

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Some people say that there is often a feeling that a divine presence has settled over the group. Kenneth and Elise Boulding: The Quaker Foundations of their Contributions to the Social Sciences (Draft) October In book: Quakers, Politics and Economics: Quakers in the Disciplines, V.

The formal name of the Quakers, The Religious Society of Friends, was adopted during this period and has been used ever since. If you have Quaker ancestors, you are in luck, because Quakers are well known for keeping excellent records.

There are detailed records of births, deaths, and marriages of Quakers going back to the early ’s. Tom Hamm's latest book furthers his valuable contributions as a leading Quaker historian. It would be a valuable addition to the library of any meeting unafraid to countenance the wider family of Friends today.

Quaker Life - Doug Gwyn. The Quakers in America is a welcome update Hamm manages impressive breadth, as well as surprising : Columbia University Press. If you would like paper copies to give out in your meeting please contact Maisa Monteiro on or at [email protected] Area meeting contribution reports Area meeting treasurers can request a quarterly report on their giving to Britain Yearly Meeting by emailing [email protected] The report is broken down by.

First Quaker colonists land at Boston Ann Austin and Mary Fisher, two Englishwomen, become the first Quakers to immigrate to the American colonies when. "The book is remarkably transatlantic (in its contributors and its subjects) and will serve to expand and enrich our analyses of the British and American antislavery movement(s)."-- American Studies "A nicely balanced volume in every way, important not only for what it covers but also for how it will inspire future students of Quakers and race.

Many know of Quaker contributions to British and American history. We might even know of George Fox, William Penn, and Elizabeth Fry, and realize that famed poet John Greenleaf Whittier and two US presidents were Quakers (Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon).

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Order Christian History # The Surprising Quakers in print. Personally, I would go with a modern book, as that will tell you more about modern Quaker practices and beliefs than older texts.

As to which would be good, it depends on what religious background you’re coming from. Liberal Quakers are usually th. Friend: The Story of George Fox and the Quakers by Jane Yolen (A biography of George Fox.

Though written for middle school students, the book provides an excellent, readable account of how Quakers emerged against the backdrop of religious turmoil and the. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy is a series of volumes begun by William Wade Hinshaw, with information on members of Quaker meetings in the United States of interest to genealogists.

Each volume covers a different state or region (except Ohio is covered in volumes 4 and 5), and each region's volume(s) can largely stand alone. This is a list of notable people associated with the Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, who have a Wikipedia first part consists of individuals who are known to be or to have been Quakers continually from some point in their lives onward.

The second part consists of individuals whose parents were Quakers or who were Quakers themselves at one time in their lives.Filed under: Quakers -- Persecutions -- New England -- Early works to A Declaration of the Sad and Great Persecution and Martyrdom of the People of God, Called Quakers, in New-England, for the Worshipping of God (), by Edward Burrough, ed.

by Paul Royster (PDF with commentary at ) Filed under: Quakers -- England. Fight! Inner light! Kill, Quakers, Kill!”) and he, I believe, was raised Quaker.

And since the focus of everything in my life is, eventually, children’s literature we started talking about those picture books that Quaker kids love. Because they do, you know. Befriend enough Quakers and they’ll start talking about the books that raised them.