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History of the Quakers - Wikipedia


The Religious Society of Friends began as a movement in England in the mid 17th century in .... As a result, they did not open any colleges in the colonial period, and did not join in founding the U...

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


In the summer of 2013 an unusual gathering of students took place in an undisclosed location in upstate New York. Sponsored by the American Friends Service ...

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 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.

BBC - Religions - Christianity: Quakers


Jul 3, 2009 ... The Society of Friends began in England in the 1650s. ... 9,000 people in Britain regularly take part in Quaker worship without being members of the Religious Society of ..... He argued that God himself did not want churches. ... Fox and Benjamin Lay, encouraged fellow congregants to stop owning slaves.

FringeGroups: The Quakers on Israel and China: A Study in Hypocrisy


Mar 13, 2013 ... As for the Jews of Israel, as far as AFSC is concerned, there does not seem to be ... Read: When Did the Quakers Stop Being Friends, by Asaf ...

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  ...

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. ... The beginnings of the Quakers' opposition came in 1657, when their founder, George Fox, ... Any members that did not conform were disowned.

The Quakers - The New York Times


George Fox, founder of the Quaker movement, was a tormented man. ... but he also generated a vast and continuing literature by other people -- friends and enemies. ... Even as a child he stood out from others -- or at least he said he did: ` I had a ..... By 1659, many felt that only a swift restoration of the monarchy would stop ....