The Quakers

The Quakers - -Church=invisible—anyone who accepts inner...

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The Quakers (Society of Friends) -Founder George Fox -Name you quack at the word of God -Inner light= God’s presence (personal/constant) fundamental principle -opposed denominationalism -Roger Williams Providence, RI -Mystical tradition -practice silent prayer -Do NOT take an oath of faith -Passivists refuse military service -Bible secondary to inner light
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Unformatted text preview: -Church=invisible—anyone who accepts inner light belongs to church-Most accept basic Christian teachings (some not Trinity)-Avoid luxury live simply-Don’t gamble, smoke, drink, stock market, restrained in speech and recreation-250,000 members (2 American presidents: Richard Nixon and Herbert Hoover)...
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