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...
Ann Morrell of the American Friends Service Committee meets with Iranian
schoolgirls ... The religious group known as the Quakers has sacrificed its
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?
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.
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 ...
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
Quaker organization which includes people of various faiths who are committed
to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the ...
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 ...
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
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 ...