Quakers

Parent Category: Religion & Spirituality
Quakerism is a 21st century and worldwide religion that originated from those who dissented from the way that Christianity was practiced in England during the tumultuous years that followed the Civil War of the 1640s. The organizational structures that set them apart from other dissenters was established by George Fox and continue to be interpreted by the individual groups of Quakers who function in different countries within groupings termed “Yearly Meetings.” Quakers do not hold any creed and believe that there is something of “God” in every person although in some Quaker churches there are those who do not hold Jesus Christ to be divine or even for there to be a God.
The short answer is no, but the question surely arises from the fact that during the second period of Quaker history, at the outset of the 18th Century, and known as The Quietist Period, a concern against ostentation and vanity led Quakers to adopt what amounted almost to a uniform and enforced its...
weathersfield was their home colony:]
No they aren't. I believe they are Christians.
Women are equally important as men and equally able to take on social responsibilities as men.
Yes. Penn had founded the colony of Pennsylvania, and was the Governer, too. He was the leader of the Quakers, as well. Pennsylvania was called the Land of the Quakers because of Penn.
Yes and still does. Quakers got pretty much everywhere and many places still have some Quakers around somewhere although they are often few in numbers.
Some Quakers might have pulpits although many do not because they do not have people appointed to lead their worship or preach.
i did it guey
I am not sure what a fornt is - possibly it is a mistype of font? If so the answer is no, Quakers do not observe what other Quaker churches refer to as sacraments, such as Baptism so Quakers have no need of a font.
You may be thinking of Pennsylvania, although it wasn't founded exclusively for Quakers. Its government promised freedom of religious conviction, as William Penn, the founder of the colony insisted.
One person was William Penn in Pennsylvania but others supported him and yet others settled in other colonies in countries other than those in North America.
The Quakers do not believe in the authority for priests.
Some, if not most Quakers would describe themselves as Christians today. Most Quaker Churches, if not all are members of The World Council of Churches, which is a Christian organisation.
The Quakers migrated from the United States to Canada Migrate means go south.Not north.They went to Pennsylvania.
Quakers are members of the Society of Friends. They began as a new religious group in England in the 1600's. They believe in goodness--living their lives in peace. They have no pastor or higher leaders. They have no formal "declaration of beliefs" or creeds, so there are many different answers to ...
It is hard to say, different Quakers will 'feel' differently about most things. Most Quakers accept the necessity of an organised and structured Church Government system that allows all Quakers to make contributions to the decision making and share responsibility for the decisions taken and...
A whole variety of translations.
It's a religion that started in 17th. Century England.
i don't think they owned slaves, Other slave-owning societies and tribes of the New World were, for example, the Tehuelche of Patagonia, the Comanche of Texas, the Caribs of Dominica, theTupinambá of Brazil, the fishing societies, such as the Yurok, that lived along the coast from what is now...
The puritans and the Quakers were to religious groups that formed in the First Great Awakening. the groups may have lived in neighboring colonies, but the groups were completely different. The puritans were very strict about religion and their lifestyle. if you had different beliefs about religion...
Insisting that they be permitted to worship and take part in civil life as equals of all other people.
The mid-1600s. There is not an exact year because it evolved slowly with founder George Fox's beliefs developing in his early 20s, and then his preaching those beliefs. As the group formed, they were first called 'Friends of Truth' and later simply 'Friends'. Some time after 1650 during one of Fox's...
Quakers were originally from England and spread to the Netherlands before colonists from those countries sought religious freedom in the New World.
William Penn's colony was where the Quakers settled. He wanted to make a colony where Quakers could practice their beliefs freely. William had some land from the king and he decided to call it Pennsylvania. Penn's settlement was called Philadelphia
yes there were Quakers in New York. .
"Quakers" is a name given to the religious group "The Religious Society of Friends," which began in England around the 17th century. Adherents tend to avoid clergy and rituals and focus on personal spiritual experiences. The founders included George Fox (1624-1691). Quakers are a group of...
The modern name for a boy beginning with j is JASVINDER
Pennsylvania was founded as a safe colony for Quakers.
A quaker corset maker is a person, mostly occurring in the 1700s to 1800s who made women shirts to tighten their waste as a hobby or job. Thomas Paine's, a famous American Revolutionary character's, father was a quaker corset maker. Thomas Paine once was apprenticed by his father but was rejected in...
Guarantees of civil rights, ethnic diversity,and availability of land
By George Fox and others agreeing an organisational structure from the mid 17th century onwards.
The freedom to worship as they chose rather than how they were told they should worship.
Keith Punches Became a quaker.
In a burial plot or after cremation have their ashes disposed of in as many different ways as non Quakers.
Some did and some still do.
Not now, although in times past Quakers were not always enthusiastic about music and even now music is rarely involved in the worship of some branches of Quakerism, particularly what is called 'unprogrammed' worship - which begins in silence and continues in silence unless a person present feels led...
I think it is because Quakers fight with peace, not violence. They try to make it peaceful I think.
they came because they wanted freedom. and they settled in massachusetts.
"Is it possible to determine the age of a Quaker Parrot? Onethe bird reaches adulthood, that's pretty tough to do. When thebird is younger, there are certain things you can look for to helpdetermine the bird's age. Find out what those are in thisarticle. I am sometimes asked if it's possible to...
A sense that all are equal and therefore no one needs a priest to tell them what to believe or whether God forgives them or not.
Because there's is a religion of action and believing all people to be equal, do not believe one person can own another and have complete authority over anyone apart from them self.
The are also called Quakers.
She taught in a Quaker Institution and met numbers of Quakers who influenced her views.
because they Have Reliqous freedom .
He didn't exactly 'find' Quakerism but their style of worship beganfrom about the early 1650's in England. George Fox had been travelling around trying to find anunderstanding of spirituality. Answer: The Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, arose inthe 17th-century England. The Friends...
Being permitted to worship when and where they choose.
I'm guessing zero based on the location of Quaker communities and the fact that they are pacifists.
Friends. There still exist "Friends'" church denominations in the US.
by boycotting slave-grown sugar by writing petitions to Parliament
everything but worshipping God, eating, working, and sleeping
Parents taught children or private teachers taught them.
WHAT ARE THE QUAKERS HOLiDAYS?
Their homes and property were used as rest stops for the slaves to stay at.
No, there is no dress code for Quakers. However, some Quakers, particularly conservative Friends, find a spiritual calling to "plain dressing". One of the Quaker testimonies is Simplicity. Each Quaker, lead by the inner light, responds to this testimony in different ways. Some Quakers feel it is...
no they don't Amish don't either
As they or their parents/carers choose, the same as most other girls.
Yes and they still can although few do.
In previous times 'marrying out' that is for a Quaker to marry a non Quaker was considered to be wrong and such a person may have been 'disowned'.
They are a Christian Domination and therefore believe in the basic ideals of Christianity however: . Unlike other Christian denominations, some forms of Quakerism completely reject all forms of religious symbolism and outward sacraments, such as baptism or celebrating the Eucharist. Quakers also...
William Penn (the first owner of Pennsylvania)
Pennsylvania was a proprietary colony, along with Delaware (which Penn also owned) and Maryland. A proprietary colony is defined as a type of colony that was not controlled by the king, but someone who was granted land by the King. Penn asked King Charles II to repay a debt owed to his family by...
you can give them WELL COOKED meat. they may or may not like it, however it is also good to give them a bone -like a chicken bone to eat off any fat. it is ok for quakers to eat meat
There are chairs, a table or lectern for reading the Torah, a lectern at which the person who leads the prayers stands, and there is a holy ark in which the Torah scroll is kept.
From the early 1650's onwards including NOW!
No. The Quakers went to Pennsylvania.
Everyone is equally important.
i think they were neutral so they didnt do anything in fact they protested (and still do today) about wars of any kind if you want to know what the quaker parrot did, well they were in brazil so they just carried on with the rest of their lives
William Penn became a Quaker when he was in his early 20s. He publicly admitted his faith when he was 22. Since he was born in 1642, this would have been about 1666 or 1667.
The main contribution to American civic principles observed by theQuakers were their practice of great tolerance of other religions.Their ideals for equality and cooperation also supported theAmerican ideals of the time, but they were mostly scorned byPuritans and Anglicans.
Quakers are also called "Friends" and members of the Religious Society of Friends. They were named because they quaked They wore gray to live without drawing attention to themselves
prison reform; abolishing slavery, currently against war--
The services of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) are usually referred to as "Meetings for Worship".
The name of the group is actually "The Religious Society of Friends," but because one of their early leaders said that they should "tremble at the word of the Lord," they are often called Quakers (because the word "quake" can be a synonym for "tremble.")