A Living Faith: An Historical and Comparative Study of Quaker Beliefs, Edition: A systematic theological reflection on Quaker beliefs. Widely used in theology courses. Includes questions for use in group discussions and a glossary of theological terms.
Dubbed the ‘angel of prisons’, Elizabeth Fry was a highly #influential philanthropist, activist and #social #entrepreneur in the 19th century. She initiated the dramatic #reform of #prison conditions, using her influence to #cause prisoners to be treated more humanely. Her Quaker #beliefs were the #driving force behind her work. She was also depicted on the five #pound #note from 2001 to 2016. From the #age of 18, moved by read the whole story…
Puritans and Quakers are two religious groups that played important roles in the colonization of America. Both groups left England and came to America with the desire to practice their religions more .
6 Super Chill Life Lessons You Can Learn From The Quakers
Joseph Southall. Joseph Southall is a quaker artist who lived in Birmingham, England. His reaction to WWI was "Thou shalt not kill." He based his art on the anti-war agenda after the war broke out and his reputation declined as his work became more politically oriented. It is claimed that his quaker background and pacifism ideology had great impact on his career and life. Southall became a political activist who opposed jingoism and struggled for non-violence in pursuit of his quaker belief.
A biography of the religious leader and founder of the Pennsylvania Colony, whose Quaker beliefs helped him form peaceful relationships with the American Indians and lay the foundation of religious freedom in America. 48 pages PB Year 2, Unit 3 Lower Grammar History Used for 1 week
Quaker Activism | History Detectives | PBS-The Quaker campaign to end slavery can be traced back to the late 1600s, and many played a pivotal role in the Underground Railroad. In 1776, Quakers were prohibited from owning slaves, and 14 years later they petitioned the U.S. Congress for the abolition of slavery. As a primary Quaker belief is that all human beings are equal and worthy of respect, the fight for human rights has also extended to many other areas of society.
John Woolman (October 19, 1720 – October 7, 1772) was a N. American merchant, tailor, journalist and itinerant Quaker preacher, and an early abolitionist in the colonial era. He traveled through frontier areas to preach Quaker beliefs, and advocate against slavery and the slave trade, cruelty to animals, economic injustices and oppression, and conscription; during the French and Indian War, he urged tax resistance to deny support to the military. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Woolman