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The Dangerous imposture of Quakerism, represented in a letter to a friend

The Dangerous imposture of Quakerism, represented in a letter to a friend

or [i.e. with] a brief discourse concerning the true nature and pernicious consequences of canting about religion, the second part

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Published by Printed for A. Baldwin ... in London .
Written in English

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  • Society of Friends -- Controversial literature.

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    Other titlesTrue nature and pernicious consequences of canting about religion.
    Statementby the same author.
    GenreControversial literature.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 888:22.
    ContributionsJeffery, John, 1647-1720.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2], 8, 3-16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16758509M


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The Dangerous imposture of Quakerism, represented in a letter to a friend: or [i.e. with] a brief discourse concerning the true nature and pernicious consequences of canting about. The Dangerous imposture of Quakerism. [John Jeffery;] Book Microform: eBook: Microfilm: Master microform: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

represented in a letter to a friend. Reviews. User-contributed reviews. Quotations in Vining, Friend of Life, p, This famous phrase is from a letter written by Fox in to Friends spreading the word in foreign countries.

It is quoted in Braithwaite, The Beginnings of Quakerism, p. Quaker, byname of Friend, member of a Christian group (the Society of Friends, or Friends church) that stresses the guidance of the Holy Spirit, that rejects outward rites and an ordained ministry, and that has a long tradition of actively working for peace and opposing war.

George Fox, founder of the society in England, recorded that in “Justice Bennet of Derby first called us Quakers. Historians have their own biases, and reading a modern history book does not go very far toward giving one the flavor of what the early Quakers actually sounded like.

The most authoritative historical writing is still that of William Braithwaite, who wrote The Beginnings of Quakerism () and The Second Period of Quakerism ().

A defect in. George Fox () - founder of Quakerism William Penn () - friend of George Fox, founder of Pennsylvania John Woolman (). J.J. Gurney, son of a banker and great-great-grandson of Robert Barclay, was a friend of several noted English evangelicals, both Anglican and dissenting, and seems to have interpreted Quakerism within a cultured, socially conscious, The Dangerous imposture of Quakerism ecumenical context.

Gurney's orthodox understanding of Quakerism can be seen in passages like the following. This is a facsimile or image-based PDF made from scans of the original book. Kindle: MB: This is an E-book formatted for Amazon Kindle devices. EBook PDF: MB: This text-based PDF or EBook was created from the HTML version of this book and is part of the Portable Library of Liberty.

ePub: KB. Start studying Quakers. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The fact that the edition of The Friend introduces Mathetes' Letter with a motto from Marcus Aurelius suggests that Coleridge liked the paradox. Whether William Wordsworth, who wrote The Friend's response to Mathetes, liked it is another question.

His. PDF | This article argues that histories of 19th century Quakerism are often veiled interdenominational theological arguments among Quakers.

It looks at | Find, read and cite all the research. The founder of Quakerism. Inner Light of christ. The Quaker belief that there is no need for a clergy and everyone has a direct relation to God.

William Penn. Most famous Quaker found Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania. Forest of Penn. Mary Fisher and Ann Austin. Spread quakerism to America. writings ‘a sure canon’ of original Quakerism Barclay and Penn came to represent the respectable, peaceable manhood idealised in publicati ons of the late-seventeenth and eighteenth.

Meetings need MEMBERS for Quakerism to thrive. One Friend, who I spoke to on the telephone, told me, “Membership is akin to the marriage contract.” But this is a flexible premise. Represented in a letter to a friend book all probably know that meetings across the country expedited memberships for men, so that they could avoid military service in the Vietnam War.

In a Letter to a Friend,’ London,8vo, Dublin, 3rd edit.12mo; ‘The Short and Easy Method with the Deists; together with the Letter from the Author to a Deist [Gildon] upon his Conversion by reading his book and the Truth of Christianity demonstrated,’ Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 12mo; the.

Quakers, also called Friends, belong to a historically Christian denomination known formally as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church. Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one".

Some profess the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine. Why Don’t I Know Much About Quakerism. Quaker FAQs #1. From “Some Quaker FAQs — For New & Curious Friends” Recently a young Friend told me about a church, which I’ll call New Covenant Temple, that’s not far from her house. The young Friend had schoolmates who.

Quakerism continued to spread across Britain during the s, and by there were aro Quakers, according to some estimates. Religion played a major role in the American Revolution by offering a moral sanction for opposition to the British--an assurance to the average American that revolution was justified in the sight of God.

As a recent scholar has observed, "by turning colonial resistance into a righteous cause, and by. Founded in by independent liberal Friends (Quakers) throughout the western United States, Western Friend (previously Friends Bulletin) has published a newsletter or magazine continually since its founding.

Volumes from through are contained in this Internet Archive collection. More. Fox's movement ran afoul of Oliver Cromwell's Puritan government, as well as that of Charles II when the monarchy was restored.

Fox's followers, called Friends, refused to pay tithes to the state church, would not take oaths in court, declined to doff their hats to those in power, and refused to serve in combat during war.

Further, Fox and his followers fought for the end of slavery and more. Identity and Integrity in Teaching by Parker J. Palmer Download PDF This text is an adaptation of the first chapter in The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life (Jossey-Bass, ) by Parker J.

Palmer. We Teach Who We Are I am a teacher at heart, and there are moments in the classroom Continue Reading». Book Review: Doug Gwyn’s Startling New Look At Liberal Quakerism.

Personality and Place, the Life & Times of Pendle Hill. Douglas Gwyn., Plain Press, pages, Paperback. $ Available online here. Reviewed by Chuck Fager “Sometimes I look around and think, Pendle Hill is God’s little joke on the Society of Friends.”. Quakerism spread rapidly throughout Britain to Northern Europe and the Americas.

Other outreach efforts, while often imaginative and sometimes dangerous, were less successful. Margaret Fell wrote two letters to the Jews of Amsterdam, which were translated by Spinoza. Petr Chelčický (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpɛtr̩ ˈxɛltʃɪtskiː]) (c. – c. ) was a Czech Christian spiritual leader and author in the 15th century Bohemia (in what is now the Czech Republic).

Petr Chelčický's teachings included ideas later adopted by the Moravians, Anabaptists, Quakers, and was the first pacifist writer of the Renaissance, predating Erasmus and. In his book, Chambers’s mystical religious faith, expressed outwardly in Quakerism, explained to his satisfaction what he believed lay at the base of his life.

As a Quaker journal, it probably sold more copies than any of the others, with the possible exception of Friends principal founder George Fox’s Journal, which of course had more than. I have been a feminist for 35 years. It has been, in effect, my religion. For me, feminism is a welcoming, joyous, and generous vision summed up by the bumper sticker on my car: Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.

As a movement that seeks personhood for women and an end to violence against women, as a movement that understands how sexism hurts men as well as women. Scope. This project includes in its scope all things relating to The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

These articles should be placed in the Category:Quakerism or one of its subcategories. An initial listing of articles included in other reference works regarding Quakers can be found Wikipedia:WikiProject Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)/Missing articles. A Portraiture of Quakerism: Taken from a View of the Education and Discipline, Social Manners, Civil and Political Economy, Religious Principles and Character, of the Society of Friends - Vol.

1 By Thomas M. Clarkson Samuel Stansbury, On the whole, the accommodationist position has been dominant in U.S. law and public culture ─ ever since George Washington wrote a famous letter to the Quakers explaining that he would not require them to serve in the military because the 'conscientious scruples.

"The Light Within, which is the central Quaker idea, is no abstract phrase. it is an experience. it is a type of religion that turns away from arid theological notions and that insists instead upon a real and vital experience of God revealed to persons in their own souls, in their own personal lives."Trifold format, Although many " General " and other meetings were held in different Period of parts of the country for the purpose of setting P Y P P g forth Quakerism, the notion that the whole Christian church would be absorbed in it, and that the Quakers were, in fact, the church, gave place to the conception that they were " a peculiar people " to whom, more than to others, had been given an understanding.

CHAPTER I “Well, Prince, so Genoa and Lucca are now just family estates of the Buonapartes. But I warn you, if you don’t tell me that this means war, if you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist—I really believe he is Antichrist—I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my ‘faithful slave,’ as you call.

Fox believed that his discovery represented “primitive Christianity revived,” yet his experience caused him to lead people out of the established churches of the day, into a new fellowship. Those churches in turn viewed Quakerism as a dangerous heresy, and fiercely persecuted Quakers for.

Quakerism is definitely an oddball outfit. Or should I say outfits, because you can find "evangelical" Quakers today, just down the street from the church my father pastors. And then there are the atheist Quakers who run a bunch of the "Friends" organizations and schools down in southeastern PA, where I lived when I was in HS.

What Does Quakerism Mean to Us. Paperback – Septem by Hans Albrecht (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $Author: Hans Albrecht.

But it was not so in some preceding reigns, when virtue was dangerous, truth capital, and every book that contained either was burnt, and its author put to death: By which violent and unjust proceedings, they hoped to shut up for ever people's mouths, to abolish the liberty of the Senate, and utterly to extinguish the memories of good men.

— George Fox, founder of the Quaker movement, is born in Drayton, Leistershire, England. Fox, probably the most charismatic and influential of founding members of the Quaker movement, discovered inafter prolonged and intensive search, that no priest or preacher could speak to his condition. (“ to live in the virtue of that life and power that takes away the.

A letter to a Friend ; being an examination of a pamphlet entitled "The principle of ancient Quakerism considered with reference to the supposed decadence of the Society of Friends" / [Fielden Thorp] (London: Alfred William Bennett, []), by Fielden Thorp (page images at HathiTrust).

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.

A letter from a Friend to some of his intimate friends, on the subject of paying taxes, &c. ([Boston, ]), by Timothy Davis (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) A bomb thrown amongst the Quakers in Norwich, which will reach their friends in Bristol, and set fire no [!] the combustible matter thorow their whole camp in England, Wales.

In Work, the Quaker household is represented in accord with nineteenth-century literary tradition: as a model of domestic tranquility.

During her first meeting with the angelic Mrs. Sterling, for example, Christie notices that her "kitchen was tidy with the immaculate order of which Shakers and Quakers alone seem to possess the secret.".of a debt owed his father.

Penn was a “convinced” Friend and much of Pennsylvania’s early history was shaped by Quaker principles and practices. Over the years, Quakers became more accepted and were admired for their honesty and simple living—social progress regularly tested when liberal views came to the fore.

During the.