Non conformists was a term used in England and Wales after the Act of Uniformity 1662 to refer to a Protestant Christian who did not "conform" to The Church of England. Non conformists were radical in the separation from the church.
Asked in Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson
What was Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson associated with?
transcendentalism and they were both nonconformists
Asked in Plays, The Crucible (play)
What characters in The Crucible are conformists and which are nonconformists?
John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, Rebecca Nurse, and Giles Corey are the main nonconformists in The Crucible. Reverend John Hale, Ezekiel Cheever, Reverend Samuel Parris, Betty Parris, Mary Warren, Thomas Putnam, and Ann Putnam are the conformists. ...
Asked in History of the United States
Which of these statements best describes the temperament of the flappers in the US during the Roaring Twenties?
The flappers were nonconformists who were willing to try new styles of dress and public behavoir ...
What are Thoreau's ideas of conformity and nonconformity in Walden?
Nonconformity is for the brave people, who are not ashamed of what others think about them. He says that many great people we recognize now were once also seen negatively as nonconformists. ...
Christianty was introduced to the Americas by the?
Explorers from Europe, sailing across the Atlantic. Subsequently, the American colonies was considered a safe enough haven by those suffering religious persecution (ie: Catholics and Nonconformists) from the Anglican Church ...
Asked in Catholicism
Who started the Monmouth rebellion Catholics or protestants?
The Monmouth rebellion refers to the Duke of Monmouth in 1685 trying to overthrow King James II of England, who was a Catholic. The Duke of Monmouth and his "army" of nonconformists, artisans, and farmers was a protestant. ...
Asked in Explorers and Expeditions, Decade - 1990s
Who are the most famous nonconformists?
A famous non-conformist is Marlyin Manson, but if you are wanting more creditable non-conformist Henry David Thoreau is a good example. He went to jail for not paying taxes on things he did not believe. In his era he was a very big non-conformist. ...
Asked in To Kill a Mockingbird
Who are non-conformist in To Kill a Mockingbird?
Boo Radley, Walter Cunnigham, Tom Robinson & Burris Ewell are several but not the only nonconformists in Maycomb. Atticus would also be considered a nonconformist because he raises Scout and Jem differently than the rest of Maycomb. ...
Asked in The Difference Between
How did policies of the British Liberal and Conservative parties differ between 1860 and 1890?
The Liberal Party favoured social reform, personal liberty, reducing the powers of the Crown and the Church of England (many of them were Nonconformists) and an extension of the electoral franchise. The Conservative Party was just the opposite. ...
Which colonies did the Toleration Act apply to?
Act of the British Parliament that granted freedom of worship to Nonconformists, allowing them their own places of worship and their own teachers and preachers. The act did not apply to Catholics and Unitarians and continued the existing social and political prohibitions, such as exclusion from political office, that applied to dissenters from the Church of England. ...
Who else was killed in the Holocaust?
People killed in the Holocaust included Jehovah's Witness, Gypsies, German citizens in the Underground Army, priests, Nonconformists, homosexuals, Muslims, Communists, Socialists, freemasons, prisoners of war, Slavs, asians, french, africans, criminals, disabled, mulattos, couples of interracial marriage, Poles, and a few more groups. ...
Asked in Eucharist (Communion)
What does holy communion mean to non conformists?
That is a difficult question to answer, since it is asking to see the heart of another. A non-conformist (an heretic) rejects the tenants of The Church, and they adopt whatever whim may come into their head. There is no conformity among nonconformists. Therefore, the only way to know what they may be thinking at any one time would be to ask them. ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Henry William Parkinson written?
Henry William Parkinson has written: 'The true reason why the nonconformists can and will celebrate the bi-centenary of the ejectment in 1662' -- subject(s): Church of England, Dissenters, Religious, Establishment and disestablishment, Religious Dissenters 'Modern pleas for state-churches examined' -- subject(s): Church and state, Church of England, Dissenters, Religious, Establishment and disestablishment, Religious Dissenters ...
Why did British immigrants come to America?
British immigrants came to America for many reasons, but most were seeking an opportunity for a better life than they had at home. Very early in the history of Colonial American, some groups of immigrants came seeking religious liberty, or the opportunity to establish their own religious orthodoxy, separate from that of the Church of England, and to persecute those who did not conform to their views, just as they had been persecuted nonconformists in England. ...
Asked in Decade - 1960s
What was the impact of LSD on the counterculture during the 1960's?
LSD created an intense sense of comraderie between all it's users, as well as changing the way many people saw the world. One of the main reasons that the government made LSD illegal wasn't because it was driving a small number of it's users insane, but because LSD deals a serious blow to someone's desire for power/control. LSD doesn't so much attract nonconformists as it does create them. ...
Asked in Illegal Drugs
If someone's hair is black and blue would they be on dangerous drugs?
While drug users are more likely than others to be nonconformists in ways besides using drugs, you cannot tell whether someone is a drug user by how they dress or wear their hair. Sure, in the 60's, there were people who questioned everything, including drug laws and society's clothing and style norms, and there are stereotypes remaining from that era, but today, there are many people who simply wear what they want as a means of self-expression in and of itself. ...
Asked in Christianity, Protestantism
What is the meaning of an evangelical Christian organization?
Evangelical: Appertaining to the Gospel, but used particulary of those Nonconformists and a section of the Church of England who maintain that the essence of the Gospel consists in the doctrine of salvation by faith; good works and two sacraments only having no saving efficacy in themselves. Evangelicalism exhibits a firm hold on some of the fundamentals of Christianity, but as the name denotes, it recognizes no rule of faith outside the Bible; the average discourse from an Evangelical pulpit could appropriately...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Puritans
Were the Puritans tolerant of other religious beliefs?
Puritanism actually came about because of objections that the Church of England was too tolerant of views associated with the Catholic Church. Like many with strong religious views, they were intolerant of the religious views held by others, but were constrained by being in a minority in England and were themselves treated with considerable intolerance. In New England, the Puritans wanted everyone to worship in the Puritan way. In order to ensure that Puritanism dominated the colonies, nonconformists were fined, banished, whipped, and...
Asked in Guitars
Is the fender jaguar guitar good?
They're not bad, if you avoid the low-end "Squier" models. The Jaguar is a short scale guitar and is well suited to surf and rock. The Jag is a popular choice with nonconformists who don't want to schlep around yet another Strat or Tele. The switches on the Jag give you lots of pickup combinations for a variety of sounds. Single-coils are bright, clean and punchy and good for live playing. Some people modify a Jag to put a humbucker in...
Why the Plymouth Colony established?
The short answer is that the Plymouth Colony was established primarily for religious freedom and secondarily for financial profit. The Plymouth Colony was established by two groups of people whose reasons for being involved differed quite a lot. The Pilgrims, and the various people who were with them, were the larger group. They were religious nonconformists in England and had been persecuted as such. After trying to move to Holland, they decided to go to America, so they could be free to practice...