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The Quakers

Money and Morals

by Walvin, James.

  • 361 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by John Murray .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society Of Friends (Quakers),
  • Minority Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • History: American,
  • Quakers,
  • Christianity - Denominations,
  • Christianity - Quakers,
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Economic history,
  • Quakers (Religious Society of Friends),
  • Social history,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • History: American/Military,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Great Britain,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7860653M
    ISBN 10071955750X
    ISBN 109780719557507

    Get this from a library! The Quakers. [Hugh Barbour; J William Frost] -- A survey of the Quaker movement from to for those seeking to understand the origins and evolution of the Society of Friends. Part Two provides biographies of those people whose lives and.


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One reviewer said they couldnt put the book down. I didnt have any problems putting it down. Tried several times to get into it. As a Quaker, I felt there was a hint of bias against Quakers. I read about half of the book and decided to move on to something by: The formal name of the Quakers, The Religious Society of Friends, was adopted during this period and has been used ever since.

If you have Quaker ancestors, you are in luck, because Quakers are well known for keeping excellent records. There are detailed records of births, deaths, and marriages of Quakers going back to the early ’s. Our Quaker Ancestors: Finding Them in Quaker Records (find in a library) by Ellen Berry and David Berry.

If you have ancestors who were members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), you may want to spring for this book. It costs under $20 and only covers the United States, but it serves as a good, basic reference to research.

Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, was founded in England in the 17th century by George Fox and played a key The Quakers book in abolition and women’s suffrage. Quakers started keeping records from their earliest years. Look for the parents in older registers or meeting minutes.

You may discover another generation or two. The Quakers book register books were created long after the births took place. This may have happened because the old book was lost, or, in the case of the Separation ofwhen Quakers split.

Quakers do not regard any book as being the actual 'word of God'. Most Quakers regard the Bible as a very great inspirational book but they don't see it as the only one, and so they read other. Praised for its rich insight and wide-ranging perspective, The Quakers in America is a penetrating account of an influential, vibrant, and often misunderstood religious sect.

Known best for their long-standing commitment to social activism, pacifism, fair treatment The Quakers book Native Americans, and equality for women, the Quakers have influenced.

What Do Quakers Believe. A Religion of Everyday Life. Meeting for Reading is a column that offers reviews of new and forthcoming books intended to nurture spiritual deepening among Friends. The books selected are particularly useful to Meeting book discussion groups.

The Kendal Sparrow: A Novel of Elizabeth Fletcher by Barbara Schell Luetke, PhD. "The book is remarkably transatlantic (in its contributors and its subjects) and will serve to expand and enrich our analyses of the British and American antislavery movement(s)."-- American Studies "A The Quakers book balanced volume in every way, important not only for what it covers but also for how it will inspire future students of Quakers and race.

The Friends World Committee for Consultation is valuable to the international community of Friends, and the organization of the Wider Quaker Fellowship offers to non-Quakers, in sympathy with the Quaker spirit, a chance to aid in the work of the Friends.

Searching our online catalogue by subject “religious persecution” yields a large number of book and pamphlet records which can be sorted by date, including vigorous attacks on those responsible for rude treatment of Quakers, accounts of persecution, refutations and appeals to authority.

Here are title pages of a few of the publications. Quakers are a faith group committed to working for equality and peace. We try to live in truth, peace, simplicity, and equality, finding God in ourselves and those around us.

Our meetings offer a welcoming opportunity for spiritual exploration. Portsmouth Quakers. April 4 5/5(1). book provides an excellent, readable account of how Quakers emerged against the backdrop of religious turmoil and the English Civil War.) Quakers in America by Thomas Hamm.

(A concise, insightful history of how Quakers in the United States began, how they have changed over time, and what is happening among Quakers today.). Navigating this web site: Entries are not in alphabetical order but instead age order.

New entries are added to the bottom of each section. Use the search function of your browser to locate entries.

Explore Friends Journal, the magazine dedicated to communicating Quaker experience in order to connect and deepen spiritual lives. Watch short videos about Friends at QuakerSpeak.

Fight. Inner light. Kill, Quakers, Kill!”) and he, I believe, was raised Quaker. And since the focus of everything in my life is, eventually, children’s literature we started talking about those picture books that Quaker kids love.

Because they do, you know. Befriend enough Quakers and they’ll start talking about the books that raised them. Immigration of the Irish Quakers Into Pennsylvania, With Their Early History in Ireland Albert Cook Myers The author, - Friends, Society of - pages. An examination of a book, lately printed by the Quakers: and by them distributed to the members of both Houses of Parliament, entitled, A brief account of many of the prosecutions of the people called Quakers, in the exchequer, ecclesiastical, and other courts, for demands recoverable by the acts made in the 7th and 8th years of the reign of.

The Quakers were set against the restoration of the monarchy in that, whatever its altered form, it would usher in many of the men, ideas and relationships against which they had struggled. The greatest risk to the return of Charles II was the hostility within the Army and the fear that it.

Do Quakers read the Bible. The Bible is a book close to the hearts of many Friends. Many Quakers turn to the Hebrew and Christian scriptures for inspiration, insight, and guidance.

They are valued as a source of wisdom that has been sacred to many generations. Quakers are informed by Biblical scholarship that offers perspective on the creation. Clarkson’s book on Quakers is a good read. Slavery still exists today but it is no longer considered moral or ethical and is an offence under the laws of most if not all countries.

We should deal with what we have the power to deal, We can’t change the past. A peaceful, carpeted, book-lined room with shuttered windows overlooking the gardenSuitable for up to 20 people on comfortable, upright chairsIncludes a pull-down projection blindMeasures approximately 4 × 6mHas a hire-rate of £22/hour (with a 2-hour minimum booking).

Quakers are unable to gather together in person during the current COVID alert level. Various Local Meetings are continuing to meet and worship together using Zoom. Read more. "Quakers and Slavery is an impressive monograph, a carefully argued and unpretentious study that provides the best analysis yet available of the origins, character, and limits of antislavery sentiment for any segment of the slave society of eighteenth-century colonial British America.

Those Quakers returned with a royal edict that the Puritan leaders could not ignore. By the time the Salem witch trials came along inQuakers had meeting houses in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and were allowed to openly worship as they chose without persecution from the Puritans.

In fact, many Quakers who were there when the. The Book of Meetings has been replaced by the Directory of Meetings. The directory gives details of meetings throughout Britain and contact information for central work carried out on behalf of meetings by Britain Yearly Meeting.

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Note that "In the yeara young Scottish Quaker named Robert Barclay published a book that has stood for over years as the best doctrinal expression of what early Quakers believed." ibid. r/Quakers: A subreddit for and about the Society of Friends.

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Quakers are indeed in the process of looking at the language in their “book of words”. It is a long and thoughtful process which happens every generation or so.

There is a helpful section in A Puritan Theology that summarizes the Quaker movement (in England around ) and John Owen’s criticism of it. Below is an edited summary of Owen’s critique of Quakerism found on pages of A Puritan Theology.

1) Quaker teaching about the inner light is an attack on the work and person of the Holy Spirit. The Quakers’ lauding of the light within. In William Penn and his fellow Quakers came to the New World.

They named their new colony Pennsylvania. This meant Penn's woods. Penn opened his land to Quakers from all over the world. Thousands came from Germany, Scotland, Ireland, and England. Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, hold beliefs that range from very liberal to conservative, depending on the branch of the Quaker services consist of silent meditation only, while others resemble Protestant : Jack Zavada.

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