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Quakers - Wikipedia


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 ... The conclave did not go unnoticed among critics of BDS concerned at the prospect ...

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?

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


The Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) demanded that they be permitted to practice .... by the Massachusetts government for being a Quaker was Mary Dyer. ... The “King's Missive” did stop the executions, but punishment of the Quakers by  ...

Why Being Told I Wasn't a Quaker Was the Best Thing That Ever ...


Feb 1, 2012 ... I most certainly did not go on a 'quest for God', whatever that meant (my only context for ... “Birth-right” Friends… maybe you're not a Quaker!

Quakers in the World - Anti-Slavery


In the first few years after the Quaker movement began in 1652, slavery would ... saw that ownership of one human being by another contradicted their belief in the ... involved with slavery, were told to give it up or leave the Society of Friends.

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.

Quakers in Britain


If you still can't find what you are looking for email enquiries@quaker.org.uk. ... Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Friends House, 173 Euston Road, ...

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 ...

Glossary of Quaker Terms and Phrases. - Quaker Jane


Use of Friend versus Quaker; Use and implications of meeting versus church; Use ... Minister, Elder, Overseer; notion; an opportunity; professor; stop; testimony .... being made by the meeting, but does not sense that they should stand in the ...

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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 ...

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.