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The Christianity of the people commonly called Quakers vindicated from antichristian opposition

Whitehead, George

The Christianity of the people commonly called Quakers vindicated from antichristian opposition

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Published by Printed for Thomas Northcott in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends -- Apologetic works.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsincerely tendered in behalf of the aforesaid people and their ancient friends by some of them.
    GenreApologetic works.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1346:7.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16717101M

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The Christianity of the people commonly called Quakers vindicated from antichristian opposition by Whitehead, George Download PDF EPUB FB2

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An antidote against the venome of The snake in the grass, or, The book so stiled and the Christian people called Quakers vindicated from its most gross abuses and calumnies in certain reflections detecting the nameless author's malice, outrage, and persecution against the said people: unto which is annex'd a.

The Christianity of the people commonly called Quakers vindicated from antichristian opposition / by: Whitehead, George. Published: (). Anthony Manousos, author of Quakers and the Interfaith Movement, attends Orange Grove Meeting in Pasadena, Calif., where he lives with his wife Jill Shook, author of Making Housing Happen, a book about faith-based affordable housing is currently completing a book about Howard and Anna Brinton.

His blog is Posted in: Features. Mercurius cœlicus: or, a caveat to all people of the The Christianity of the people commonly called Quakers vindicated from antichristian opposition book, that now have, or shall hereafter happen to reade the counterfeit, and most pernicious pamphlet written under the name of Navvorth: or, A new almanacke, and prognostication for.

Because of the influx of Quakers, on this day OctoMassachusetts enacted a law against the "cursed sect of heretics lately risen up in the world, which are commonly called Quakers "It declared that any shipmaster bringing a Quaker into the colony would be fined £ Any colonist possessing a Quaker book would be fined £5.

: The Doctrine And Principles Of The People Called Quakers, Explained And Vindicated (): Thomas Willis: Books. In QUAKER QUEST Friends(Quakers) speak of their own experience in response to the questions people ask.

Are Quakers Christian. More about Quaker Quest http:/. Bunyan challenged the Quakers in a number of his works. His first book, in fact, was an attack on Quaker beliefs. Who were these “deceivers,” as he called them, that he wrote so vehemently. Full text of "An exposition of the faith of the Religious Society of Friends: commonly called Quakers, in the fundamental doctrines of the Christian religion; principally selected from their early writings" See other formats.

Whether Quakers are Christians depends on your definition of Christianity. For instance there are people who don’t think Roman Catholics are Christian, because they aren’t the same sort of Christian they are.

Quakerism emerged in England in the la. A Treatise On Church Government: Being A Twofold Apology For The Church And People Of God, Called, In Derision, Quakers. Wherein They Are Vindicated Of Disorder And Confusion On The One Hand, [Barclay, Robert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A Treatise On Church Government: Being A Twofold Apology For The Church And People Of Author: Robert Barclay. Forward by Editor William Sewel's History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People Called Quakers was first published in Dutch inand then translated into English (by Sewel himself) and printed in   The theological explanation of the roots of Quakerism can be found in Robert Barclay's An Apology for the True Christian Divinity of the People of God Called Quakers, aka Barclay's Apology.

I haven't read it all the way through, but I think if every Friends Meeting and Friends Church did, we'd all understand each other better. With that in mind: are Quakers Christians. If they are not, then Quakerism is a cult and Quakers are cult members.

Quakers are usually represented on major Christian committees, but that is no guarantee of their Christian status. In this brief paper, we will show that mainstream Quakerism is not Christian, but is a cult.

The ancient testimony of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly called Quakers, respecting some of their Christian doctrines and practices by Society of : Start studying Christianity. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Jesus taught that people do not have to practice forgiveness themselves for God to be forgiving of them.

The Quakers believe that God speaks directly to worshippers. If Quakers were more Christian Some people had their eyes closed, but most stared into space, as if waiting for a concert to start. is the ambiguity of the Quakers' relationship to Author: Theo Hobson.

Criticism of Christianity has a long history stretching back to the initial formation of the religion during the Roman s have challenged Christian beliefs and teachings as well as Christian actions, from the Crusades to modern intellectual arguments against Christianity include the suppositions that it is a faith of violence, corruption, superstition.

Quakers (Society of Friends) Quakers fast facts and introduction The Religious Society of Friends was founded by George Fox in England in the 's. Fox was a staunch critic of the mixing of faith and politics in the Church of England, especially as it related to war.

In A Collection of the Sufferings of the People Called Quakers, Joseph Besse wrote that some friends followed the advice of Fox and Grey; and the leadership of the island did not like that. He stated that a law was enacted in on Barbados that was supposed to prevent slaves from attending Quaker meetings.

Sidwell Friends School Earl G. Harrison, Jr., Quaker Rare Book Collection May An Abstract of the Sufferings of the People Call’d Quakers for the Testimony of a Good Conscience, From the Time of Their Being First Distinguished by That Name, Taken From Original Records, and Other Authentic Accounts.

Vol. Comments Would Christ be a Christian today. Errol Hess 19 Jan at pm I think your post touches on most of the relevant issues here. You don't really answer your own question, "Are Quakers Christian, not Christian–or both?", which I think is : Anthony Manousos. Some Quakers aren't Pharisees.

Many Quakers aren't nominally Christians except for perhaps having a vague regard for Jesus and those nice things he said. A few Christians aren't Pharisees.

Those Quakers who are Christian, in the sense of not being Pharisees, are a lot like the few nonQuaker Christians who aren't Pharisees.

Quakers and the Political Process - Overview. Answer: The Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, began when people within the Church of England saw corruption and false doctrine rise in that body in the s. With Puritanism also came a type of Phariseeism driven by personal pride and doctrinal divisiveness.

A non-conformist movement was started by those who sought to distance. Quakers follow the living Jesus, the Inward Light, the Word of God, the Holy Spirit of Christ.

One of the ways God speaks to man is through the Bible. But while Scripture is important to us, we believe that the Author is a more fundamental guide than his Book. Christianity Today provides thoughtful, biblical perspectives on theology, church, ministry, and culture on the official site of Christianity Today Magazine.

I wrote many letters and made 'phone calls to various people in my own Meeting. I even wrote a theological article concerning Quakerism and Christianity, typed by a friend, so that I could hand it out to other Quakers.

I hoped that this would open up discussion on the subject. But, my efforts were in vain. The ancient testimony of the Religious Society of Friends: commonly called Quakers, respecting some of their Christian doctrines and practices / (Philadelphia: For sale at Friends' Book Store, ), by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (page images at.

A Question for Quakers/about Quakerism From childhood I've been aware of the Quaker movement in a historic sense (the town I live in was a centre for the movement in the 19th century), but I'd never really bothered to learn too much about the movement until fairly recently.

A number of Quakers are starting to use the term ‘post-Christian’, meaning they are rooted in Christianity (not least as a result of our heritage and common western culture) but open to new light, feeling that the old language of Christianity has some metaphorical value but does not necessarily express the Truth as they see it, and wish to.

Quakers have also been known for their use of “thee” and “thou” instead of “you.” This was considered disrespectful in England, because “thee” was used as second person singular. This was an assault on the social strata of the time as common people.

"Joshua Ely, Jr., hath had his birth and education among the people called Quakers, and made profession with them; yet he has been so unguarded, in this time of commotion and unsettled state of public affairs, as to take a test of allegiance and abjuration; and although he hath been labored with to convince him of the inconsistency thereof with.

Quakers and the Broader Christian Movement Arthur O. Roberts Follow this and additional works at: Part of the Christianity Commons Recommended Citation Roberts, Arthur O. () "Quakers and the Broader Christian Movement," Quaker Religious Thought: Vol. 88, Article 2. The testimony of simplicity is a shorthand description of the actions generally taken by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) to testify or bear witness to their beliefs that a person ought to live a simple life in order to focus on what is most important and ignore or play down what is least important.

Friends believe that a person’s spiritual life and character are. The churches took a stand against slavery long before the Civil War: > Mainline Protestantism tried early on, but without success, to deal with the slavery issue.

Inthe Methodists voted to expel members who bought and sold slave. quakers vs puritans. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn.

Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. Carmen_Campbell. Terms in this set (20) believed holy spirit was in every person. Quakers. didn't believe people were sinful by nature. Quakers. Each person has an inner light (holy spirit), and has worth. The Religious Society of Friends, commonly called Quakers, repre-sented the largest antislavery church in nineteenth-century America.

Along with smaller groups such as the Freewill Baptists, the Reformed Presbyterians, the United Brethren in Christ, and the Moravians, the Quakers had taken the uncommon step of not allowing slaveholders to.

Now, as a 62 year old born again Christian/ Seeker of Truth and of how best to put the teachings of Jesus to work in my life, I have respect for Mother Mary and the lives of the saints, while having read a few helpful Quaker pamphlets and short books, and the Autobiography of George Fox, I see myself as a friend of Quakers, mostly online, as.

*Many* people who consider themselves to be Christian would strongly disagree. Thus, his arguement would be considered invalid by Christians outside his narrow audience. "are Quakers Christians? If they are not, then Quakerism is a cult and Quakers are cult members".

Does he mean that all non-Christians are cultists? It certainly sounds like it. While Quakerism has its roots in Christianity, _NOT_ all Quakers today are Christian. Many Liberal Quakers are not Christian, though all Conservative and Evangelical Quakers are. There are aboutQuakers around the world, but the greatest numbers are in the US, the UK, Kenya and Bolivia.

We meet in meetinghouses or in people's houses.During the second half of the 17th century, over Quakers spent time in English jails for their religious beliefs; many hundreds died there. Abouta group of congregations were established, called preparative meetings.

Once a month, these groups gathered together and held a monthly meeting.