Religious Society of Friends


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Religious Society of Friends

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(Christian Churches, other) the official name for the Quakers. See Quaker
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Noun1.Religious Society of Friends - a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660Religious Society of Friends - a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers
religious order, religious sect, sect - a subdivision of a larger religious group
Quaker, Friend - a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
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They speak more often of Early Friends who created the Religious Society of Friends in the second half of the 17th century, and later influential members who have become associated with these forebears.
The Quakers, or Religious Society of Friends, emerged in England during the Puritan Revolution of the 17th century.
There have been Free Quakers from the very beginning of the Religious Society of Friends.
major schism within the Religious Society of Friends emerged in the year
Their conclusions flow from the idea that each question can best be answered by considering the "relationships" between the various parts of the overall human/social/planetary system that we find ourselves deeply enmeshed in--and specifically in terms of "right" relationships, which is a moral and ethical concept drawn from the spiritual tradition of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), which the authors follow.
Frechette explained that in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Rhode Island and the Uxbridge area were populated predominantly by members of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers.
The Religious Society of Friends is a name used by a range of independent religious organizations which all trace their origins to a Christian movement in mid 17th century England and Wales.
Quakers are known formally as the Religious Society of Friends and meet in Friends Meeting Houses.
William was 13 years old when he attended a meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers.
The Quakers -the Religious Society of Friends - have had a small but interesting impact on Irish history, particularly on economics and education.
Which former policeman was world Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Three; 2 Ally McBeal; 3 Ray Reardon; 4 Tolkien; 5 A New York subway train; 6 The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers); 7 Ballet Shoes; 8 The Everly Brothers; 9 The otter; 10 The hazel.
5) Faiths currently listed include: Buddhism, The Church of Christ Scientist, Greek Orthodox, The International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Islam, Jehovah's Witness, Judaism, Latter Day Saints (Mormons), Nation of Gods and Earths, Nation of Islam, Native American, Protestant, Rastafarianism, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Roman Catholic, Scientology, and Wicca