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A modest plea in behalf of the people call"d Quakers

A modest plea in behalf of the people call"d Quakers

In answer to a pamphlet, intituled, The nature and duty of self-defence, address"d to the people call"d Quakers. To which are added, some remarks on the British oracle.

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Published by printed for C. Corbett in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3528, no. 05.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination27,[1]p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16872648M

Quakers: Introduction. Material prepared by: David Donavel, Department of English Masconomet Regional High School, Topsfield, MA. George Fox, Quaker from England (courtesy of Dr. John L. Idol, Jr.) Hawthorne's interest in the Puritan persecution of the Quakers grew, at least in part, out of the fact that his ancestor, William Hathorne, was one. Reasons Why Quakers Might Be Disowned or “Dealt With” Isaac Sharpless, in his A History of Quaker Government in Pennsylvania () gives a sample list of some of the reasons individual Quakers were disowned or “dealt with” by their monthly meetings in Philadelphia in the . n. the total of cost, insurance and freight charges to be paid on goods purchased and shipped. 1) n. the list of cases to be called for trial before a particular court; 2) v. to set and give a date and time for a case, petition or motion to be heard by a court. Usually a judge, a trial setting commissioner, or the clerk of the court calendars.


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A modest plea in behalf of the people call'd Quakers: In answer to a pamphlet, intituled, The nature and duty of self-defence, address'd to the people call'd Quakers. To which are added, some remarks on the British oracle.

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CadburyCited by: That was a good introduction, and so is Elton Trueblood’s book. Published init provides an interesting overview of Quaker history in Britain and the US fromfocusing on influential people and quoting extensively from their writings/5. A brief apology in behalf of the people in derision call'd Quakers.

Written for the information of our sober and well-inclined neighbours in and about Will. Chandler, Alex. Pyott, Jo. Hodges, &c. Paperback – June 1, Author: See Notes Multiple Contributors.

A sober reply, on behalf of the people called Quakers, to two petitions against them, (the one out of Norfolk, and the other from Bury in Suffolk) being some brief observations upon them. Published on occasion of Francis Bugg's exposing one of the said petitions in print, and commending the other, &: Thomas Ellwood.

This book provides the most comprehensive theological analysis to date of the work of early Quaker leaders. Spanning the first seventy years of the Quaker movement to the beginning of its formalization, Early Quakers and their Theological Thought examines in depth the lives and writings of sixteen prominent figures.

A collection of the sufferings of the people called Quakers, for the testimony of a good conscience from the time of their being first distinguished by that name in the year to the time of the act commonly called the Act of toleration granted to Protestant dissenters in the first year of the reign of King William the Third and Queen Mary in the year Pages:   The term goes back to William Penn’s book Primitive Christianity Revived in the Faith and Practice of the People Called Quakers, first published in The first modern use was by English Friend John Stephenson Rowntree for his book, The Society of Friends: Its Faith and Practice.

Joseph Besse, A Collection of the Sufferings of the People called Quakers, from to (Luke Hinde, London ), Volume 2, Chapter 5. George Bishop, New England Judged, Not by Man's, but by the Spirit of the Lord: And The Summe sealed up of New-England's Persecutions (Robert Wilson, ).

A modest defence of my book entituled, Quakerism expos'd: as also of my broad sheet: with a scheme of the Quakers yearly synod, and other books presented anno to the Parliament: and G. Whitehead's inside turn'd outward, by reprinting his anci.

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Appendix 5: To the General Assembly of Pennsylvania: An Address and Memorial on Behalf of the People Called Quakers. Appendix 6: To the Representatives of the Freemen of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly Met: The Memorial and Remonstrance of Isaac Howell and White Matlack, on behalf of themselves and others.

A Collection of the Sufferings of the People Called Quakers: For the Testimony of a Good Conscience from the Time of Their Being First Distinguished by that Name in the Year to the Time of the Act Commonly Called the Act of Toleration Granted to Protestant Dissenters in the First Year of the Reign of King William the Third and Queen Mary in the YearVolume 1.

A sober reply, on behalf of the people called Quakers: to two petitions against them, (the one out of Norfolk, and the other from Bury in Suffolk) being some brief observations upon them.

Published on occasion of Francis Bugg's exposing one of the said petitions in print, and commending the other, &c. A modest plea in behalf of the people call'd Quakers In answer to a pamphlet, intituled, The nature and duty of self-defence, address'd to the people call'd Quakers.

To which are added, some remarks on the British oracle. Published: (). Responses to his booklet against pacifism came from a number of Quaker writers including Joseph Besse and from an unknown and anonymous author who wrote a response called A Modest Plea in behalf of the People call'd Quakers.

InFinch published a second pamphlet recanting his anti-pacifist views titled Second. A sober reply, on behalf of the people called Quakers, to two petitions against them, the one out of Norfolk, and the other from Bury in Suffolk, being some brief observations upon them published on occasion of Francis Bugg's exposing one of the said petitions in print, and commending the other, &c, with many unjust aggravations and misrepresentations in his late book, falsly stiled A modest Author: Thomas Ellwood.

A Brief Account of The rise And Progress of the People Called Quakers. William Penn [ZHINGOORA BOOKS] AN EPISTLE TO THE READER. Reader, this following account of the people called Quakers, &c.

was written in the fear and love of God: first, as a standing testimony to that ever blessed truth in the inward parts, with which God, in my youthful time, visited my soul, and for the Brand: Zhingoora Books.

The People Called Quakers. Elton Trueblood. Harper & Row, - Quakers - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. THE QUAKER EXPLOSION. 1: THE ACHIEVEMENT OF GEORGE FOX. THE QUAKER ARISTOCRATS. Most of the Quakers came from the counties surrounding Philadelphia, having first moved into what was known as West New Jersey in to escape religious persecution in England.

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends: A general epistle given forth by the people of the Lord, called, Quakers, that all may know, we own none to be of our fellowship, or to be reckoned or numbred [sic] with us, but such as fear the Lord and keep faithfully to his heavenly power.

A Quaker miller named Daniel Byrnes () began appearing in New Castle County, Delaware land records inbuying and selling land bordering the south side of Wilmington’s Brandywine River.

That year, Byrnes and William Moore built a mill with an overshot wheel “across the Brandywine near French Street” and fellow Quaker, William Marshall built the dam for their long mill : Kim Burdick. Von Hugel was probably right in saying that the Quakers could exist precisely because this is a non-Quaker world; but the reader of this book will gain a fresh appreciation for the singular contribution, out of all proportion to their numbers, that has been and can be made by the ""people called Quakers."" The book should enjoy a wide readership.

William Penn was a very early Quaker in England. He knew George Fox (the founder of Quakerism) and was with the movement from the beginning.

This book personifies everything that attracted me to Quakerism from the beginning; a strong faith in Jesus Christ and the idea that all people have the light of Christ in them and are of equal value in His eyes/5.

Remarks on a late pamphlet, called, A defence of the examination of a book, entituled, A brief account of many of the prosecutions of the people call'd Quakers, &c. so far as the clergy of the diocese of St.

David's are concern'd in it by: Besse, Joseph. Quakers believed in justice, uncompromising honesty, a simple lifestyle, and nonviolence. They also held that all Christians, including women, should share in the ministry.

Because they challenged the religious establishment, eschewed pomp and ceremony, and claimed to be guided by an inner voice and not by a clergy class, Quakers aroused fear.

A full answer to the country parson's plea against the Quakers tythe-bill, by the author of The replication to the country parson's papers and plea. Joseph Besse. A Defence of Quakerism: Or, an Answer to a Book Intituled A Preservative Against Quakerism; Written by Patrick Smith, Author: Joseph Besse.

Penn had become a friend of George Fox, the founder of the Society of Friends, called Quakers after their unique way of speaking in Meeting for Worship. Penn had converted to Quakerism and had been imprisoned several times for his on: Haverford College Quaker and.

Penn, William, A brief account of the rise and progress of the people called Quakers, in which their fundamental principle, doctrines, worship, ministry, and discipline, are plainly declared.

With a summary relation of the former dispensations of God in the world, by way of introduction. In a Collection of Dying Sayings of Many of the People Called Quakers Volume 4 “Precious in the sight of the Lord, is the death of his saints.” Psa.

“It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.” - Heb. Edited by William Evans and Thomas Evans – ~ ~ ~ Spelling Modernization and Formatting by. A Quaker that founded Pennsylvania to establish a place where his people and others could live in peace and be free from persecution.

Quaker A person who believed all people should live in piece and harmony; accepted different religions and ethnic groups. In a Collection of Dying Sayings of Many of the People Called Quakers Volume 2 “Precious in the sight of the Lord, is the death of his saints.” Psa.

“It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.” - Heb. Edited by William Evans and Thomas Evans – ~ ~ ~ Spelling Modernization and Formatting by. A Modest Plea for Coaches to Stay Pastors (by Geoff Holsclaw) Octo Scot McKnight Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality.

A Brief Account of the Rise and Progress of the People Called Quakers, by William Penn The Project Gutenberg eBook, A Brief Account of the Rise and Progress of the People Called Quakers, by William Penn This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no.

of, son of D. of - —, in the county of, and state of: —, and E. his wife, and S. daughter of M. of, in the county of, and M. his wife, having declared their intentions of taking each other in marriage, before the monthly-meeting of the people called Quakers, in.

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[Pg 5] THE PREFACE. After a labour of more than five and twenty years, this history at length appears in public view; to the compiling of which I was induced from the consideration that the rise and increase of that religious society, which in this work I have given a circumstantial account of, is indeed so rare and wonderful a thing, that I think few will be met with in modern histories.

Moreover, most of the initial Friends (originally called Quakers because they were believed to quiver during religious experience) were people of modest means, and unschooled.

The ministers condemned the Quakers for not subscribing to the traditional form of marriage. wrote that the Quaker consummated “his Marriage before it is solemnized; for so soon as the Spirit begins to yield to the rebellion of the flesh, and his Bowels yearn to be multiplying, he and his willing Doxy never wait the Parsons leisure, but take each others word and so to Bed” (The Cited by: 4.

The political writings of William Penn / introduction and annotations by Andrew R. Murphy. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hc)— isbn (pb) 1. Freedom of religion—Early works to 2.

Freedom of religion—Great Britain—Early works to I. Murphy, Andrew R., – II. Title.The Quakers and the Harrises eat together the next morning. It is the first time George has eaten as a free man, at a table with whites.

Simeon’s son asks what his father would do if caught again—it is implied he has been caught before—harboring slaves. Simeon answers that he will take his punishment. When his son curses slavery and slave-owners, Simeon replies that he would help an.Politics.

Individual Quakers have been and are involved in political processes, sometimes as politicians, and more often as citizens. Friends are also involved collectively, through a variety of agencies, including QUNO at the UN, QCEA in Europe, and national committees such as the Friends Committee on National Legislation in the US (FCNL).

William Penn is probably the most famous of all.