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Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements generally known as the Religious Society of Friends. Members of the various Quaker movements are all general...

When Did the Quakers Stop Being Friends? - The Tower


Ann Morrell of the American Friends Service Committee meets with Iranian schoolgirls ... The religious group known as the Quakers has sacrificed its founding ...

When Friends Turn Anti-Semitic | commentary


Dec 9, 2013 ... The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is the NGO of the ... this month asking aptly, “When did the Quakers Stop Being Friends?

BBC - Religions - Christianity: Quakers


Jul 3, 2009 ... The Society of Friends began in England in the 1650s. ... Quakers do not regard any book as being the actual 'word of God'. ... leading your own life well as an example to others (what a person does can be much clearer than what they say). .... They do this by stopping everyday thoughts and anxieties.

An Introduction to the Religious Society of Friends


Does one have to be a member of the Society of Friends to attend a Quaker ... But in brief Friends believe that the Spirit of God is present in every human being, and .... Few of us seem to find occasion to stop in our busy days and really try to ...

Quakers fight for religious freedom in Puritan Massachusetts, 1656 ...


The Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) demanded that they be permitted to ... Puritan leaders did not have much tolerance for people of other religions, and as a result, ... Puritan government soon passed other laws aimed at stopping Quakers from ... by the Massachusetts government for being a Quaker was Mary Dyer.

American Friends Service Committee | Quaker values in action


Quaker organization which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the ...

YOU ARE NOT A QUAKER (so please stop calling yourself one ...


Jan 31, 2012 ... And finally, being an active member of the Quaker community DOES NOT ... If you attend Friends Church so that you can feel connected to ...

Quakers & Slavery : Underground Railroad - Bryn Mawr College


Curator, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College ... and just right of liberty" and no Quaker should think to claim a human being as property. ... Did they have the same rights, including access to the legal system, as whites? ... any house once owned by a Quaker must have been a stop on the Underground Railroad.

Quaker History - Scarsdale Friends Meeting


The Religious Society of Friends, also known as The Quakers, is a ... many Quaker converts being sympathetic with the Puritan revolution or even .... When she stopped paying the rent the yearly meeting in London took legal action and had her evicted. ... In 1656 Mary Fisher and Ann Austin did so, and were imprisoned and ...

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When Did the Quakers Stop Being Friends? :: Middle East Forum


The conclave did not go unnoticed among critics of BDS concerned at the prospect of teens and young adults being taught the tactics of harming the Jewish  ...

Quakers (Society of Friends): The Abolition of Slavery Project


The abolition campaign in Britain was started by the Society of Friends, known as the Quakers. Quakers believe that all people are created equal in the eyes of God. If this is the ... Any members that did not conform were disowned. In 1783 the ...

disown - The Religious Society of Friends


[3] This would be joyful news if it meant that Quakers had stopped sinning. ... For most of their history Friends did not think these two things mutually exclusive. .... This being the utmost extent of our discipline respecting offenders, it is very ...