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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(5) The three bodies are each made up of multiple branches, and only some jurisdictions of their Christian World Communions haye membership in the WCC: Religious Society of Friends: Friends General Conference; Religious Society of Friends: Friends United Meeting; Canadian Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers); Church of the Brethren; Church of the Brethren in Nigeria; Church of Christ in Congo--Mennonite Community in Congo; Association of Mennonite Congregations in Germany; Mennonite Church in the Netherlands.
The Quakers, or Religious Society of Friends, emerged in England during the Puritan Revolution of the 17th century.
Quakers in Palestine & Israel (Or John Woolman in the Land of Troubles) What do Quakers, the Religious Society of Friends, have to do with Israel-Palestine?
The Religious Society of Friends dates from the late 18th century and in evangelical parts of America Quaker meetings have been called Friends' churches since the late 19th century.
He examines the relationship between Quakerism and the European Enlightenment, and makes an interesting case for Immanuel Kant's "ethical community" as a philosophically grounded vision of the Quaker's "religious society of friends." He advocates a metaphorical and poetic understanding of God in the Bible and religious art, and draws on Wittgenstein to read Jesus' resurrection as a metaphor for spiritual renewal.
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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.