An examination of certain proceedings and principles of the Society of Friends, called Quakers

by Bates, Elisha

Publisher: Printed for the author by Horton J. Howard in St. Clairsville (Ohio)

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    Statementby Elisha Bates
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 309 p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14641119M

Indeed, for some Friends, the use of the word ‘Friends’ in the unit’s title was viewed as objectionable, although such an objection was ‘hard to sustain since, by Quaker custom, the title had been allowed for almost a century to bodies which drew their officers and most of their members from the Society’. 40 After the war, the FAU.   I have been reading the Official Report of the All Friends Conference, the first international conference of Friends held in London in The conference was held in response to the horrors of the first world war and it focused initially, on the peace testimony, but it ended up having some radical things to say about the wider social order—the capitalist economic system and the political. Also in Wing under Cole, C Answer to Sauls Errand, & to personal meetings with Quakers: Nayler, Answer to a Book called the Perfect Pharisee, W Weld Thomas: others: Further Discovery of that Generation of Men called Quakers: S.B. p. , no. CD: Pub. in Gateshead. Answer to Nayler Answer to a Book called the Perfect. Some false principles and errors discovered and refuted: in a short answer to a catechism book, which is said to contain the principles of religion, put forth by a namelesse authour, but is supposed to be the work of one Samuel Eaton but upon true examination he is found to be teaching the traditions of men for the commandments of Christ.

  One way in which Quakers, also called Friends, challenged existing norms is by rejecting the Protestant belief referred to as sola scriptura, which is the belief that, since the Bible is . The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, more commonly known as the Shakers, are a millenarian nontrinitarian restorationist Christian sect founded circa in England and then organized in the United States in the s. They were initially known as "Shaking Quakers" because of their ecstatic behavior during worship services.. Espousing egalitarian ideals, women took on. Their agitation for a more active participation in the reform movements of the day began to polarize the Society, until the McClintocks and like-minded Friends finally broke away from the already liberal Hicksite Quakers in to form the ultra-liberal Congregational or Progressive Friends. It is interesting to note that all of this.   THE QUAKERS: A Very Short Introduction by Pink Dandelion is a pretty substantial presentation of Quaker life and belief in pages. Dandelion divides the book into the chapters History, Worship, Belief, Theology and language, Ecumenism and finally The future of Quakerism.

Society of Friends. In George Fox, a shoemaker from Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire, began toured the country giving sermons where he argued that consecrated buildings and ordained ministers were irrelevant to the individual seeking years later Fox had a divine revelation that inspired him to preach a gospel of brotherly love. Fox formed a group called the Friends of Truth.   The Quakers: The History and Legacy of the Religious Society of Friends profiles the life of George Fox, examines the origins of Quakerism, and looks at the Quaker utopia the community attempted to establish in Pennsylvania. This book also covers both the praise and criticism the unusually liberal Christian order has attracted over the s:

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Examination of certain proceedings and principles of the Society of friends. St Clairsville [O.] Printed for the author by Horton J. Howard, (OCoLC) Examination of certain proceedings and principles of the Society of Friends, called Quakers.

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Contributor: Bates, Elisha. 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.

Friends were often concerned to dissociate themselves from punitive disciplinary practices and to stress the limited nature of what they did in disowning: Misapplied censures have attached to the Society of Friends, called Quakers, in consequence of their practice of this nature, being (but not by themselves) denominated excommunication.

Full text of "The doctrines of Friends: or Principles of the Christian religion, as held by the Society of Friends, commonly called Quakers" See other formats. Penn, William, An exact narrative of the proceedings at Turners-Hall, the 11th of the month called June, together with the disputes and speeches there, between G.

Keith and other Quakers, differing from him in some religious principles / the whole published and revised by Goerge Keith ; with an appendix containing some new. 69 LSF, minutes of the Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends, –, i.

; Epistles from the yearly meeting of the people called Quakers, held in London, to the quarterly and monthly meetings in Great Britain, Ireland and elsewhere; from the yeartoinclusive, London53–4, epistle xiv; LSF, MM iii, 28 viii to. Early Quakers called themselves the Religious Society of Friends of the Truth.

Under the Care Of: Describes an activity, program, or event for which a Meeting takes responsibility and to which it gives oversight, for instance, a An examination of certain proceedings and principles of the Society of Friends, a preparative meeting, and a school might all be said to be under the care of a monthly meeting.

Religious society of friends. Formal name for quakers. Bible. 75% Judaism 25% christianity. Tactful. Politeness. another tames for quakers is friends. true. quakers make decisions by a 2/3 vote. false: decisions made by consensus Junior Religion Exam (Spring ) 48 terms. All Religion Terms. OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR.

No they don't, but theoretically they believe in Jesus, accept the Christian principles upheld by Quakers, and share in financial obligations.

(You should go to MFW tho that helps) For most Quakers today, formal membership in a specific meeting is not the key criteria for defining membership. The first minute book has been preserved, and it speaks of the Society as "The Religious Society of Friends, by some styled the Free Quakers." A full list of the original members cannot be given, as some attended irregularly and failed to register their names, but among the members the more conspicuous were the following:.

Quakers who thought revolution was very important so they fought in the war. Programmed Service Periods of silence, mellow, similar to methodist service, uncommon for members to speak. friends general conference-unprogrammed worship. HQ in phi, 14 yrly mtgs. most reflective of central ideas 2. friends united mtg- program worship HQ indiana, 45, 3.

evangelical friends. In AD, some people in England felt unhappy with the way Puritan Christians were praying to God. So they started to do things their own way. One early Quaker was a man named George Fox. But generally the Quakers (who call themselves the Friends) had no leaders, priests, or s thought everyone ought to decide for himself or herself how to worship God.

An examination of the grounds or causes which are said to induce the court of Boston in New-England to make that order or law of banishment upon pain of death against the Quakers : as also of some further grounds for justifying of the same, in an Appendix to John Norton's book : and likewise of the arguments briefly hinted in that which is called, A true relation of the proceedings.

As a new Quaker, I found this book to be a wonderfully helpful introduction to the Religious Society Friends by broadening my understanding of Quakerism and its rich history. While my Meeting and personal beliefs are Liberal Quaker, this book is an excellent resource for any and all Quakers or for those who simply want to learn more about s: Society of Friends - Quakers General Information.

The Society of Friends, commonly called Quakers, is a body of Christians that originated in 17th century England under George Fox. In the society hadmembers, with heavy concentrations in the United States (,), East Africa (45,) and Great Britain (18,).

In answer to their book called A brief discovery of the people called Quakers, and a warning to all people to beware of them and of their dangerous principles, &c.

Which book is a false narrative of two disputes, the one which they had with John Whitehead at Gedney in Lincoln-shire, and the other with Geo. Whitehead and Geo. Fox the younger, at.

Get this from a library. Remarks on Robert Scott's examination of the doctrines and principles of the people called Quakers: with some further explanations of those principles. [Thomas Willis]. Learn Quakers with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of Quakers flashcards on Quizlet.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. History of The Religious Society of Friends Called by Some The Free Quakers, in the City of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia: Printed for the Society,Number 3 of an edition limited to copies, signed by Charles Wetherill.] This Document is on The Quaker Writings Home Page. Book of Miracles (Henry Cadbury, ed.) (Friends General Conference & Quaker Home Service Publishers) Concerning the First Spreading of the Truth (fragments of various dates) (EQW, pp.

) A Declaration from the Harmless and Innocent People of God, called Quakers. Being a conclusive Postscript to be Annexed to a Book entituled The Painted Harlot both Stript and Whipt,’ &c., 4. ‘The Quakers Detected, their Errours Confuted, and their Hypocrisie Disavered,’ In this book Bugg gives an account of the reasons why he joined the Society of Friends.

During the midth century, George Fox led a pacifist-oriented movement against what he saw as the compromises of the Protestant majority in England, which became known as the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Al Keim writes in his book The Politics of Conscience: "The Quaker objection to war was based as much on feeling and intuition as. within the beliefs of The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the denomination with which Robert Greenleaf himself was most closely allied.

Conceptualization: Servant-leaders seek to nurture their abilities to “dream great dreams.” The ability to. Abstract [4], 99, [1] p.A reply to the appendix in the edition of "The heart of N-England rent at the blasphemies of the present generation" by John Norton, and to "A true relation of the proceedings against certain Quakers, at the generall Court of the Massachusets holden .The Christian group whose faith and activities have been described in Part I is known historically as the Religious Society of Friends and more commonly as Quakers.

The name, Friends Church, has.Full text of "The Quakers in peace and war, an account of their principles and practice;" See other formats.