Friends, Society of
Friends, Society of
Quakers, an Anglo-American religious sect

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  • FRIENDS, SOCIETY OF —    known as QUAKERS. Their BELIEFS may be traced to R. BARKLAY S (1648 1690) book Theologiae Verae Christianae Apologia (1676) which argued that CHRISTIANS ought to be guided by an inner light. The founder of the movement proper was George FOX… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • FRIENDS, SOCIETY OF —    a community of Christians popularly known as Quakers, founded in 1648 by GEORGE FOX (q.v. FOX, GEORGE), distinguished for their plainness of speech and manners, and differing from other sects chiefly in the exclusive deference they pay to the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Friends, Society of —  Друзей общество …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Friends, society of (Quakers) —    The followers of George Fox (1624–1691) were present in the Netherlands by the 17th cen tury. At that time, local authorities often persecuted the Quakers for fear of their sectarian and nonconformist attitudes, but in later cen turies, they… …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • Society of Friends of Science — ( pl. Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Nauk, TPN) was one of the first Polish scientific society which functioned in Warsaw from 1800 to 1832.NamesIn Polish, the society was also known as Warszawskie Królewskie Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Nauk (Warsaw Royal… …   Wikipedia

  • Society of Friends (Quakers) —     Society of Friends (Quakers)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Society of Friends (Quakers)     The official designation of an Anglo American religious sect originally styling themselves Children of Truth and Children of Light , but in scorn by… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Friends School of Charlotte — is a private Quaker school in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. It offers classes from kindergarten through 4th grade. The school uses the North Carolina Standard Course of Study as a roadmap of learning goals and objectives.PhilosophyThe… …   Wikipedia

  • Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Paccanarists) —     Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus     (PACCANARISTS).     This society was founded by two young seminarists of Saint Sulpice who had emigrated to Belgium during the French… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Society of True Christians — Confraternita dei Buoni Cristiani Active between c. 1530 and 1545 Type Study and discussion group Purpose/focus Philosophical Headquarters Mdina Location …   Wikipedia

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