4 edition of Quakerism and other religions. found in the catalog.
Quakerism and other religions.
Brinton, Howard Haines
|Series||A Pendle Hill pamphlet,, no. 93|
|LC Classifications||BX7732 .B7237|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||40|
|LC Control Number||57010748|
Society of Friends, also called Friends Church, byname Quakers, Christian group that arose in midth-century England, dedicated to living in accordance with the “ Inward Light,” or direct inward apprehension of God, without creeds, clergy, or other ecclesiastical forms. As most powerfully expressed by George Fox (–91), Friends felt that their “experimental” discovery of God. Many other Quakers draw spiritual sustenance from various religious traditions, such as Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and the nature religions. [back to top] It sounds like Quakers can believe anything they like―is that so? Quakers invite the word of God to be written in our hearts, rather than as words on paper—we have no creed.
Hi, Lots of differences, especially from the unprogrammed meetings like the one to which I belong. (Evangelical Friends and Friends United Meeting would have some different answers.) 1. Q have no paid ministers as we all have access to the Light. Religions , 9, ; doi they should acknowledge that there are other branches of Quakerism with Professor Kennedy's book chronicles the metamorphosis of the British Society of.
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Quakerism and Other Religions. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brinton, Howard Haines, Quakerism and other religions. Wallingford, Pa., Pendle Hill . quakerism (friends/quakers) This prophetic-mystical movement developed in England around George Fox () and his teaching and preaching.
His followers first called themselves children of the light or simply friends based on Jesus’ words to his disciples, You are my friends if you do what I command you (John ) and later corporately. 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.
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.
Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, was founded in England in the 17th century by George Fox and played a key role in abolition and women’s suffrage.
The Quakers in America is a multifaceted history of the Religious Society of Friends and a fascinating study of its culture and controversies today. Lively vignettes of Conservative, Evangelical, Friends General Conference, and Friends United meetings illuminate basic Quaker theology and reflect the group's diversity while also highlighting the /5(9).
The Religious Society of Friends began as a movement in England in the midth century in s are informally known as Quakers, as they were said "to tremble in the way of the Lord".The movement in its early days faced strong opposition and persecution, but it continued to expand across the British Isles and then in the Americas and Africa.
Of all of the Protestant Christian denominations, that of Quakers is probably set apart the most. Friends, as they call themselves, believe in the Trinity of the father, the son, and the Holy Spirit like other Christians, but the roles that each person plays varies widely among : Cindy Hicks.
On the contrary, the heart of Quakerism is the belief in an Inner Light, a part of God's spirit that dwells in every human soul." 1 Thus all persons have inherent worth, independent of their gender, race, age, nationality, religion, and sexual orientation. 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. 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.
These actions have frequently been taken with other religious groups. As a result many Quakers have been cooperatively active in settlement houses and other welfare organizations. With the Brethren and Mennonites in a New Call to Peacemaking, Friends take action in support of the traditional testimony on peace of these three religions.
Humphries’ new book, Seeds that Change the World: Essays on Quakerism, Spirituality, Faith and Culture, is part autobiography, part advocacy.
In it, she takes on hierarchies, colonization and the role of religion in our culture and spiritual lives. An Introduction to Quakerism, Pink Dandelion pp. A broad academic look at Quaker history and theology.
I've been attending a Quaker Meeting a couple of times a month and was initially attracted by the lack of hierarchy, commitment to social justice, and simplicity as core values/5.
This article argues that histories of 19th century Quakerism are often veiled interdenominational theological arguments among Quakers. It looks at the historiography of the Hicksite Separation and the emergence of the pastoral system to suggest that the branch of Quakerism from which the author originates often plays a critical role in how they narrate : Isaac Barnes May.
The Top Ten Dumbest Religions 10 Quakerism While it is commonly associated with being another Christian spin-off religion, many people who identify as Quakers may also answer to the category of atheist or agnostic, or may also belong to some other religion.
This is a single-volume source of reliable information on the most important alternative religions, covering for each such essentials as history, theology, impact on the culture, and current status.
The chapters of the book were written by experts who study the movements they have written about. The view of Quakers towards the Bible has varied considerably throughout time and throughout various Quaker traditions.
The position of early Quakers, and large groups of Quakers today, including the Ohio Yearly Meeting (Conservative) and to a lesser extent liberal groups, is that the guidance of Christ Within supersedes the written scriptures, which nonetheless serve as a secondary law.
The. Personally, I would go with a modern book, as that will tell you more about modern Quaker practices and beliefs than older texts. As to which would be good, it depends on what religious background you’re coming from. Liberal Quakers are usually th.The Book of Religions — John Hayward The term Fighting or Wet Quaker is applied to those who retain the Quaker faith, but adopt the manners and costume, of other denominations.
The celebrated Nathaniel Greene was one of this character, as were many of the people of Rhode Island, where religious liberty first erected its standard in America.Judaism is the religion and culture of the Jewish people and the first recorded monotheistic faith.
The tenets and history of Judaism constitute the historical foundation of other religions, including Christianity and Islam.
The 3 faiths recognize Abraham as the Patriarch.