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Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements ...... Friends gather for worship and offer remembrances about the deceased. In some Quaker religious tradit...

What Do Quakers Believe? | Quaker Information Center


May 26, 2011 ... Quakers all share common roots in a Christian movement that arose in ... On this basis, the Christian Scriptures and tradition are highly ...

Frequently Asked Questions about Quakers | NEYM: Quakers in ...


What does the pastor do in a Quaker meeting? ... We also value the religious writings of many traditions, and are nourished by other sources of wisdom, ...

Meeting the Spirit - An Introduction to Quaker Beliefs and Practices


The formal title of the Quaker movement is now: "Religious Society of Friends ..... or Quaker traditions, using crafts, games or other activities to develop their own ...

World Funeral Customs: Quaker Funeral Traditions - I'm Sorry to Hear


Oct 6, 2015 ... Learn about Quaker funeral traditions and how to prepare to attend a Quaker fuenral in this article on World Funeral Customs: Quaker Funerals.

Ceremony: Quaker Wedding Rituals - The Knot


Often referred to as the silent ceremony, Quaker weddings differ from the .... Whether or not you're going to stick with tradition, the meaning behind these classic ...

A Brief Introduction to Quakerism | QuakerMaps.com (Beta)


Quakerism arises out of a radical interpretation of Christianity that ... as being a living reality in personal experience, not only in the Bible and Church tradition.

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


Dec 26, 2009 ... Quakers have had a tradition of opposing war. They have followed the beliefs of the early Christian movement which was strongly pacifist.

Silence in Quaker Tradition - Articles - House of Solitude - Hermitary


Silence in Quaker tradition of worship and self. ... Quaker tradition evolved from the Reform movements of seventeenth-century England. Decentralization was ...

BBC - Religions - Christianity: Quakers


Jul 3, 2009 ... Quakers believe that there is something of God in everybody. ... are very informal compared to those from other traditions and there is no priest ...

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FAQs about Quakers | Friends General Conference


Many other Quakers draw spiritual sustenance from various religious traditions, such as Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and the nature religions. [back to ...

Quaker Funeral Traditions | Everplans


Though there is no unified Quaker theory on the afterlife, many Quakers reject the traditional notions of Heaven and Hell in favor of the idea that a life lived in the ...

Quaker Funeral Customs - Funeralwise.com


In the Quaker tradition, the congregation meets in a plain building, known as a meetinghouse, and there are no ministers, as Friends (another name for Quakers ) ...