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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 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?

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


Mar 13, 2013 ... The American Friends Service Committee is the foremost Quaker organization .... 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  ...

Why Quakers Stopped Voting - Friends Journal


Oct 1, 2016 ... The Quaker community testified that people should treat all others as vessels for that of God. It demonstrated that a society did not have to be ...

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.

Society of Friends - Quakers


Several articles on Quakers or the Society of Friends. ... Although Fox did not intend to establish a separate religious body, his followers soon began to ... By the early 18th century, Quaker meetings were being held in every colony except ...

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 & 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.

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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 ...

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.

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.