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A short vindication of the religious society called Quakers

A short vindication of the religious society called Quakers

against the aspersions of a nameless writer in the Pennsylvania packet ...

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Published by Printed by Joseph Crukshank in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pennsylvania packet.,
  • Conscientious objectors.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Religious aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 16780.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17693712M

    An apology for the true Christian divinity, being an explanation and vindication of the principles and doctrines of the people called Quakers by Barclay, Robert, at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free An apology for the true Christian divinity, being an explanation and vindication of the principles and doctrines of the people called Quakers /5(1).   “A Personal Testimony Concerning the Contemporary Society of Friends by Wayne J Sturgeon (Ex-Quaker)” “I was born-again at age 19 and have been a Christian for ten years. For most of that time I was actively involved in the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), both as an 'attender' and, until very recently, as a 'member'.

    The Religious Society of Friends is near the opposite end of the religious spectrum. They rely heavily upon spiritual searching by individual members, individual congregations and meetings (regional assemblies). This makes the Quakers difficult to describe in a short essay. We attempt here to portray mainstream Quaker practice. Readers of early Quaker literature cannot fail to be aware of the history of religious persecution of the Quakers in the seventeenth century. Although the Act of Toleration of marked the end of its most extreme forms, Quakers continued to be subject to confiscation of goods, fines and imprisonment for refusing to pay church tithes or take oaths, and to be excluded from public office.

    Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Established in Ireland by , the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is remembered for its unprecedented relief during the Great Famine of to Never numbering more than about 3,, Irish Quakers had an impact on social policies and the relief of distress far greater than their proportion in the population. Barclay, R. and Keith, G. Quakerism confirmed, or, a vindication of the chief doctrines and principles of the people called Quakers (n.p., ). Bathurst, C., A serious exhortation to the people of England to mind their present visitation, it being the day of the Lord's love unto them (n.p., ).


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Get this from a library. A short vindication of the religious society called Quakers: against the aspersions of a nameless writer in the Pennsylvania packet. [Philadelphia Yearly. Quakers, also called Friends, are a historically Christian denomination whose formal name is the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church.

Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one".Classification: Protestant. Get this from a library. A short vindication of the religious society called Quakers: against the aspersions of a nameless writer in the Pennsylvania Packet of the 12th instant.

[Joseph Crukshank; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Representative Meeting.]. Britain Yearly Meeting's current book of discipline is called Quaker Faith and Practice: The book of Christian discipline of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in text of the first edition was originally approved by the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in Britain inand it has had four revisions since then, mainly because of.

Christianity: Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) FOUNDED: c.e. RELIGION AS A PERCENTAGE OF WORLD POPULATION: percent OVERVIEW. The Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, emerged in the s in England and soon expanded to the American colonies and term "Friend" derives from Johnwhere Jesus says, "Ye are my.

The Religious Society of Free Quakers, originally called "The Religious Society of Friends, by some styled the Free Quakers," was established on Febru in Philadelphia, commonly known as Free Quakers, the Society was founded by members of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers, who had been expelled for failure to adhere to the Peace Testimony during the.

People in the Society of Friends are called "Friends" or Quakers - both mean the same thing. Most Quakers are Christian but the group today includes a few other people. They live all over the world, but the largest groups are in Kenya, the United States of America, Bolivia, Guatemala, the United Kingdom (England), and Burundi.

Introduction Quakers - the Religious Society of Friends Quaker meeting at Gracechurch Street ©. Quakers are members of a group with Christian roots that began in England in the s. No theology or non-fiction books here, just Quakers represented in historical fiction, sci-fi, romance, etc.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The Ancient Testimony of the Religious Society of Friends: Commonly Called Quakers, Respecting Some of Their Christian Doctrines and Practices - Kindle edition by For sale at Friends' Book Store, Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Ancient Testimony of the Religious Society Author: For sale at Friends' Book Store.

Friends or Quakers--either name will do as they have the same meaning--are most easily described as those persons who belong to Friends meetings and Friends churches. These make up the religious bodies that as a group are known as the Society of Friends--called by some the Religious Society of Friends, by others the Friends Church.

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High Quality FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION:Evans, Thomas, An Exposition Of The Faith Of The Religious Society Of Friends: Commonly. Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of the People Called Quakers.

London: J. Phillips, (From the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College) Barclay, Robert. An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, Being an Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of the People Called Quakers.

An apology for the true Christian divinity: being an explanation and vindication of the principles and doctrines of the people called Quakers by Barclay, Robert, Pages: The Religious Society of Friends, a Christian Church, was founded in the midth century.

The founder, George Fox, believed that each person could experience communion with God for themselves, without a need for mediation by clergy or others. The Christian Bible is the key holy book of the movement, which shares the principal.

The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) emerged in England in the late 's among those who challenged the standard doctrine of the Church of England. Quakerism began as a sect whose members believed that there was a piece of God within every person and. 'The Religious Society of Friends' is the official title.

Members first began to be called 'Quakers' soon after the foundation of the Society; this is really a nickname, but is now more commonly used than the official title.

The words 'Friend' and 'Quaker' are interchangeable. Friends have always believed in seeking guidance direct from God. Books shelved as quakers: The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, A Quaker Book of Wisdom: Life Lessons In Simplici.

Often you will find that your local public library has books indexed under "Quakers", "Religious Society of Friends", or "American Friends Service Committee". Most Friends meetings also have small libraries and will be glad to suggest reading material which can be loaned to you.

The Friends Book Store, North 15th Street. Philadelphia. Robert Barclay ( – ), an early convert to Quakerism, spent most of his life’s work spreading and defending those beliefs. His work did not come without a price—he was imprisoned numerous times.

His An Apology for the True Christian Divinity: Being an Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of the People called Quakers is the definitive statement and defense of Author: Robert Barclay.

Almost overwhelmingly, Quakers hold that the Bible is a collection of writings of human beings in ancient times, trying to express in the best way they could their understanding of God, and God’s relationship with them specifically and humanity in general.

Few, if any, Quakers see the Bible as the Infallible Holy Word of God – we see far too many inconsistencies in it for that – rather.About The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) The religious practices of Friends are founded in direct communion with God and the conviction that the Divine Light is accessible to each person; yet it is one Light, one Truth.

We wait with hearts and minds open to .The Case of the people called Quakers in the province of Pennsylvania, with respect to the forms of declaration of fidelity to the King and of affirmation, lately granted to their Friends in Great Britain and Ireland &c.

by acts of Parliament, briefly stated and humbly offer'd to the consideration of the governour and Council of the said province.