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Quakers - Wikipedia


Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements .... Some Friends immigrated to what is now the Northeastern region of the United States in the early 1680s ...

What Do Quakers Believe? | Quaker Information Center


May 26, 2011 ... The links below on this page will connect you with some descriptions of Quaker beliefs as expressed by different branches of the Society of ...

Quaker Information Center: Welcome


Information about Quaker beliefs and practices, history, organizations, literature, activities, and events, volunteer and service opportunities, and employment ...

The Religious Society of Friends


Eden Grace has a paper explaining Quaker decision-making practice and its theological ... Pendle, England, birthplace of the Religious Society of Friends.

FAQs about Quakers | Friends General Conference


Quakers use many words to describe the Divine. ... Many other Quakers draw spiritual sustenance from various religious traditions, such as Buddhism, Judaism , ...

Meeting the Spirit - An Introduction to Quaker Beliefs and Practices


The formal title of the Quaker movement is now: "Religious Society of Friends .... Friends began to use the term 'concern' to describe the experience of Friends ...

The Quakers - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of The Quakers, including videos, interesting ... those years, although the philanthropic spirit that defined the group survived via such ... Inner Light led members to share their religious concerns with the brethren.

Beliefs & practices of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)


Dec 26, 2009 ... "It's hard to love the questions when you live in a society obsessed with answers. A believer takes a great risk in affirming the questions and ...

BBC - Religions - Christianity: Quakers


Jul 3, 2009 ... Quakers seek religious truth in inner experience, and place great .... call it ' listening to the quiet voice of God' - without trying to define the word.

Quakers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey [ushistory.org]


People of his faith, the Quakers, had suffered serious persecution in England. With some good advertising, he might be able to establish a religious refuge.