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  Society of Friends - Quakers
These queries relate to such matters as the proper education of their children, the use of intoxicants, care of the needy, and, on a broader scale, racial and religious toleration and the treatment of all offenders in a spirit of love rather than with the object of punishment.
Quakerism took on certain characteristics such as simplicity in the manner of living, encouraging women to be ministers, spiritual democracy in meeting, absolute adherence to truth, universal peace and brotherhood regardless of sex, class, nation, or race.
Quakers refused to remove their hats to those in authority and used the singular "thee" and "thou" in their speech, while the common people were supposed to address their betters as "you." In turn, they influenced the thought and social ethics of the English - speaking world far out of proportion to their numbers.
mb-soft.com /believe/txc/quakers.htm   (2761 words)

 Email list application
The AFSC is pleased to sponsor electronic mailing lists for AFSC programs, and affiliated organizations to foster communication within and among AFSC organizations and initiatives, and to host lists on topics of major interest to large numbers of Quakers.
DO NOT advertise the list until the AFSC has confirmed that it is set up and running, and you have confirmed that the list name is correct and the list works.
A closed list is one where subscription requests are forwarded to the manager of the list for approval.
list.afsc.org /application.html   (983 words)

 The Religious Society of Friends
QUIP is Quakers Uniting In Publishing, a consortium of Quaker Publishers.
The Quaker Tapestry is made in a form known as a narrative crewel embroidery.
Q-Light A list for queer (lesbian, gay male, bisexual, transgendered or questioning) Quakers and interested guests to discuss issues relating to being queer, being a Friend, and the intersection thereof.
www.quaker.org   (2557 words)

Quakers tend to trim their own nails but they do require water changes frequently.
Another thing I will mention is that Quakers can be the sweetest little birds away from their cage but they get very territorial over thier cage when they get older.
Quakers can and will breed all year if allowed so be sure to give them sufficient rest exspecially during hotter (Summer) and colder (Winter) months.
www.singing-wings-aviary.com /quakers.htm   (1545 words)

 soc.religion.quaker Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Subject: (1.2) Shakers The "Quakers" are occasionally confused with the "Shakers"; the Shakers were to some extent a "spin-off" of the Quakers, a group started by a Manchester, England woman, Ann Lee, who was born Quaker.
One explanation for this confusion is the image on the Quaker Oats(tm) logo (See (1.4) Oatmeal, Motor Oil...); another is the traditional refusal of Friends to rise or doff their hats to figures considered to be in authority.
Subject: (7) Speech mannerisms Subject: (7.1) Thee and Thou (archaic) Among early Quakers it was traditional to call everyone and anyone thee and thou, including royalty and church officials, who were to be referred to in the plural in deference to their official Holier than Thou position.
www.faqs.org /faqs/Quaker-faq   (3930 words)

 Religious Homeschool / Unschool E-Mail Lists & Free Newsletters - LeapingFromTheBox.com
This list is hoped to be a resource for church school, home school, and family and friends, to support one another and share ideas, hopes and practical tips and experiences to make these holy efforts successful.
This list is dedicated to parents teaching parents in the greatest and most eternal pursuit of all: raising our children to develop their hearts, minds, and talents in righteousness and faith.
List conversation is expected to be family oriented and cover everything from pregnancy and nursing babies to teaching our children regardless of where or by what method.
www.leapingfromthebox.com /hs/elists/religious.html   (9203 words)

 My Quaker Roots
Quakers were whipped, tortured, imprisoned without trial, deprived of possessions, and many sought relief in exile.
In America, as in England, Quakers seem to have been drawn, despite the commercial or capitalist success many Quakers achieved, to positions and ideals on behalf of the weak, or oppressed, or needy.
The history of social progress is filled with Quaker contributions, from the campaigns for fairer treatment of indians, to prison reform, to more humane conditions for the mentally ill, to women's rights, to abolitionism, to movements, time and again, promoting peace between nations: the "Peace Testimony" of Friends.
geocities.com /robbi01/quaker   (1492 words)

 Quaker E-Mail Lists - QuakerInfo.com
An e-mail list is a means of allowing dialogue among interested people through distribution of messages (posts) from people to a list of e-mail addresses of subscribers.
Quaker Spectrum is an unmoderated general Quaker list open to all and inviting messages about any matter related to Friends or Friends' concerns.
Quaker is a list "to network with others in the Quaker community, and to build new friendships."
www.quakerinfo.com /qeu.shtml   (1440 words)

 Amazon.com: The Quakers in America (Columbia Contemporary American Religion Series): Books: Thomas D. Hamm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Quakers were heavily involved in the history of Pennsylvania, in abolitionism, in women's movements, and several key figures in American history were Quakers, such as Alice Paul, Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon.
The Quakers in America is too focused and does not provide enough background knowledge to be of much use to someone who does not already have a fundamental grasp of the Quaker tradition.
The Quakers in America gives enough diversity of opinion on a wide range of issues to be interesting and informative for the slightly more advanced reader of Quaker texts, but is too focused on the more political side of the religion to be very useful for a beginner.
www.amazon.com /Quakers-Columbia-Contemporary-American-Religion/dp/0231123620   (2950 words)

 Quakers: quakers
Quakers began in 17th century England as one of the radical Protestant sects that arose there.
Quakers have been active in the movement to abolish slavery, promote equal rights, and have consistently opposed war.
The question of what Quakers believe has to be addressed carefully since Quakers are not a credal denomination.
en.allexperts.com /q/Quakers-1550/quakers.htm   (372 words)

 CCEL Recommended Readings | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Autobiography of George Fox -- This is a fascinating journal of the exploits of the founder of the Society of Friends (Quakers).
It is also very illuminating about the political and religious state of seventeenth century England -- for example, Fox lives through the commonwealth period, meets Cromwell, and prophesies his downfall after he treats Quakers badly.
The Practice of the Presence of God -- In this little collection of letters and reflections, Brother Lawrence encourages us to be continually in God's presence.
www.ccel.org /shortlist.html   (361 words)

 Cyndi's List - Quaker
An over-view of the Quaker movement from 1650 to 1990, by David M Murray-Rust.
Waynesville, Ohio was a central hub in the Quaker migration west from the states of Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia from 1795.
List of the names of the Quakers enrolled in the office of Town Clerk, of and in the City of New York, pursuant to an Act of Assembly, entitled an Act, for Regulating the Militia of the Colony of New York, made and published the 19th day of February last 1755/6.
www.cyndislist.com /quaker.htm   (1854 words)

 Antony Rawlinson - about Quakers
Quakers (The Religious Society of Friends) are a Christian religious movement founded in the 17th century, and based on principles of Peace and human equality.
Because of this I sometimes find that other Quakers expect me to have a special insight into Quaker principles or way of life, but I don't believe this is true.
It's a notable fact that the majority of Quakers come to the Society as adults, while children of Quakers very often do not remain in membership.
www.cix.co.uk /~antony/quakers.htm   (700 words)

 Quaker Blogs via QuakerQuaker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Quaker blogs give us a chance to get to know like-minded Friends that are separated by geography or artificial theological boundaries and they give us a way of talking to and with the institutions that make up our faith community.
Lynn was one of the pioneering Quaker bloggers, and she continues with thoughtful discussions about Biblical themes, Christian sexuality and current events.
Quakers in the News is a new blog that tracks Quaker citations in the mainstream media, which gives a fascinating picture into how we’re seen by the outside world.
www.quakerquaker.org /quaker_blogs   (1821 words)

 Little Fails To Make Quakers List (from The Northern Echo)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The controversial Boston manager, who is awaiting sentencing after being found guilty of cheating the public revenue, was thought to have been contacted by Quakers but he is not in the frame and neither is Little, who had been very keen on a return to the club.
Earlier this month Little told Northern Echo SPORT that he would be "chuffed to bits" to become manager for a second time, having been in charge from 1989 to 1991, overseeing back-to-back title wins in the Conference and Division Four.
Gray, in caretaker charge of Quakers' first team alongside Neil Maddison, has made no secret of his desire to become Hodgson's successor, having made a big impression with Quakers' youth team over the last five years.
www.thisisthenortheast.co.uk /display.var.979074.0.little_fails_to_make_quakers_list.php   (625 words)

 Quaker Parakeets Being Murdered In Connecticut
If you have quaker nests near your property and are willing to provide possible alternative shelter for these birds on your property, helping to keep them off the poles and out of the hands of the utility company that seeks to destroy them, PLEASE contact Donna at donna@ctquakers.com and let us know.
Maybe you can physically help build or erect, maybe you have materials to donate, maybe a truck to transport or deliver, maybe you have ideas to contribute, whatever you have to offer is important to the effort please do not hesitate to contact with whatever assistance you can.
The Quaker Advocate team of Alison Evans-Fragale, Steve Baldwin and Donna Dwyer met in Edgewater, NJ and headed to Trenton accompanied by Edgewater Councilwoman Maureen Holtje, Marc Fragale, Kristen Slater and Mike Trachtenberg.
www.ctquakers.com   (1876 words)

 Friends (Quakers) and Christmas, by Bill Samuel - QuakerInfo.com
Today, Quaker groups generally do not have a rigid testimony against their members observing Christmas or other special days.
Many are conflicted, wanting to hold up the testimony that each day is holy but also being drawn to special celebrations and joining with others in communal experiences that mark the season.
Friends generally react strongly against the commercialism of the season, and endeavor to reflect the Quaker simplicity testimony in their observances.
quakerinfo.com /article1048.html   (690 words)

 The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
This makes the Quakers difficult to describe in a short essay.
We attempt here to portray mainstream Quaker practice.
Some Quaker meetings at the liberal and evangelical ends of the spectrum differ significantly from what is covered here.
www.religioustolerance.org /quaker.htm   (263 words)

 Philadelphia Inquirer | 02/11/2007 | A sub sparks Quakers' victory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Brennan Votel, a 6-foot-7 sophomore who entered the game averaging 1.8 points, provided energy off the bench for the Quakers in their 67-53 win in front of 6,127 last night at the Palestra.
Yale, which beat the Quakers last weekend, and Cornell are 6-2.
The Quakers didn't miss Harvard center Brian Cusworth, who is no longer eligible to play after earning his degree in January.
www.philly.com /mld/philly/sports/colleges/university_of_pennsylvania/16674440.htm   (536 words)

 Quaker Finder : Finding local Quakers & Quaker Meetings
Unless otherwise indicated, all listed meetings and worship groups practice worship grounded in silence (unprogrammed worship).
Unprogrammed meetings not affiliated with FGC are identified as Independent (generally universalist or Christian universalist), or Conservative (traditional Quaker, trusting in immediate guidance of the Inward Christ).
If you prefer you can refer to our list of Quaker Meetings and Friends Churches by State and Province
www.quakerfinder.org   (515 words)

 Quakers in Europe - an e-address list
This is a list of voluntary entries intended to serve as a central point to find Web pages (home pages linked from highlighted names) and e-mail addresses for Quakers and associated people in Europe, in the context of their Meetings.
If you wish to know more about Quakers, a good introduction is Hans Weening's Meeting the Spirit.
This list is a personal initiative and not in any way official.
www.quaker.org /fwcc/EMES/lists/list.html   (387 words)

 Friends (Quakers) --Beliefnet.com
You can also look at a listing of Quaker books available through Amazon.com.
Quakers generally recommend that you attend for some time, and get a good familiarity with Quakerism, before applying for membership.
Traditionally Quakers did not celebrate Christmas, but it is common to celebrate it in some fashion today.
www.beliefnet.com /boards/message_list.asp?boardID=1727&discussionID=531303   (223 words)

 Friends United Meeting - Quaker - Christian Ministry, Publications, Outreach and Evangelism
Friends United Meeting commits itself to energize and equip Friends through the power of the Holy Spirit to gather people into fellowships where Jesus Christ is known, loved and obeyed as Teacher and Lord.
Due to the increasing market competition, the Friends United Meeting General Board approved at the October meeting to keep available for sale only items that are unique to Friends United Meeting.
Books published by Friends United Press, Quaker art prints and other limited items will be available via catalog, phone and internet orders.
www.fum.org   (353 words)

 1890 Philadelphia Quakers Roster by Baseball Almanac
It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season.
The 1890 Philadelphia Quakers played 131 games during the regular season, won 68 games, lost 63 games, and finished in fifth position.
Included, where data is available, is a 1890 Philadelphia Quakers Opening Day starters list, a 1890 Philadelphia Quakers salary list, a 1890 Philadelphia Quakers uniform number breakdown and a 1890 Philadelphia Quakers primary starters list:
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/roster.php?y=1890&t=PHP   (404 words)

 Genealogy Quest - Quakers in New York City
A list of the names of the Quakers enrolled in the office of Town Clerk, of and in the City of New York, pursuant to an Act of Assembly, entitled an Act, for Regulating the Militia of the Colony of New York, made and published the 19th day of February last.
A list of the names of such Moravians who have enrolled their names pursuant to the directions of an act to continue an act entitled an Act for Regulating the Militia of the Colony of New York with some additions thereto published the 1st of April 1756.
Daughters of Light: Quaker Women Preaching and Prophesying in the Colonies and Abroad, 1700-1775
www.genealogy-quest.com /collections/nycquakers.html   (197 words)

 BirdsnWays - Pet Birds, Pet Parrots, Exotic Birds Mailing Lists, Chat Rooms & Advice
CagedBird - formerly Exotic-L List - Devoted to all exotic birds.
Conures List - Original - To support owners of conures, whether newbie owners or long-time owners/breeders.
Quakers - Mattie Sue's Corner - Questions about quakers answered by Mattie Sue Athan author of Guide to the Quaker Parrot.
www.birdsnways.com /birds/lists.htm   (1104 words)

 Welcome Ship Passenger List (Penn's Fleet), 1682 - a Reconstruction
A passenger list has not survived, but much research has been done to show who may have been on the ship with William Penn. Here is a list of possible Welcome passengers ("proven" according to the Welcome Claimants - see sources below).
McCracken, George E, The Welcome Claimants Proved, Disproved and Doubtful with an Account of Some of their Descendants (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970); Uses extensive research to prove or disprove claims made as to who was on the ship Welcome with William Penn.
Reconstructing the Antelope Passenger List - Belfast to Philadelphia 1682
www.genealogybranches.com /welcome1682.html   (503 words)

 Friends (Quakers) --Beliefnet.com
All critiques must be directed to Quaker Issues.
Attempts, no matter how courteous, to convert anyone to a different religious belief are not appropriate here.
If I were a Quaker, but other faiths besides just Christianity inspired me...
www.beliefnet.com /boards/message_list.asp?boardID=1727&discussionID=20997   (193 words)

 Cobblestone&Cricket: A Teacher's Guide to Quakers
Why don't Quakers remove their hats to honor a person in power or authority?
List three locations in Asia where you could attend a Quaker Yearly Meeting.
What was it about the Quaker faith that her family found appealing?
www.cobblestonepub.com /resources/cob9512t.html   (881 words)

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