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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The Quaker church, also known as the Religious Society of Friends, already offers religious blessings to couples in civil partnerships.
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Members of the Religious Society of Friends see themselves as offering a spiritual path for the 21st century.
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