6 edition of The Quakers In Peace And War found in the catalog.
March 1, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
|Contributions||Rufus M. Jones (Introduction)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||560|
Quakers began coming to the New World in , when William Penn ( – ), a Quaker aristocrat, received a royal grant of land in the British colonies. Penn was one of the great Quaker peace visionaries. Like some other Quakers of his day, he combined biblically-based belief with rational arguments for a more humane way of life and. Quakers Consider: Peace "We need to have a much deeper concept of peace than the negative assumption that it is simply the absence of war. Peace is an organic concept, living and creative" and those interested in learning about Quakers. Topics include spirituality, Quaker practice, history, children’s books, and social concerns of.
Quakers and Abolition. Civil War Book Review "Required reading for scholars of Quaker history."-- Brycchan Carey is a professor of English at Northumbria University and the author of From Peace to Freedom: Quaker Rhetoric and the Birth of American Antislavery, Quakers are considered one of the "peace churches" who oppose war of any kind, and typically refuse to participate in it. However they are also not a denomination which expects everyone in it to do exactly what the church says. See this article for more information. The biblical basis for .
The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction charts the history of Quakerism and its present-day diversity, and outlines its approach to worship, belief, theology and language, and ecumenism. It explains the origins of the Quakers: how they emerged from the social unrest of the English civil war . When English naval units bombarded the Finnish coast during the Crimean the Quakers hurried there to heal the wounds of war, and we found them again in France after the ravages of the war When the First World War broke out, the Quakers were .
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The Quakers in Peace and War: An Account of Their Peace Principles and Practice by Margaret E. Hirst and Rufus M. Jones (, Hardcover) Be the first to. Several underlying spiritual views have contributed to this struggle, including differing apocalyptic expectations, how to understand the teachings of Jesus, and changes in thinking about politics.
This chapter explores Quaker thought and action against war and for peace in light of these : Lonnie Valentine. The Quakers in peace and war, an account of their principles and practice; by Hirst, Margaret EPages: About the Book.
Seeking Peace: The Quakers is an exploration of one of the longest and most influential non-violent resistance movements in history. For years, from tothe Quakers have been both pacifists and activists, expressing their unique religious beliefs through concrete actions.
Originally published May 1, at Suitecom One of the things probably best known about Quakers is that we have a testimony against participation in war, which we call the peace testimony. As the Quaker movement was developing, Christian bodies did not generally take a pacifist stance. This work deals with the internal "war" in North Carolina, centering on the swath of Piedmont counties heavily populated by Quakers, Moravians, and later Wesleyan Methodists.
As Auman explains, this area nurtured an anti-slavery sentiment, opposition to secession and opposition to the by: 3. The Quakers: The History and Legacy of the Religious Society of Friends profiles the life of George Fox, examines the origins of Quakerism, and looks at the Quaker utopia the community attempted to establish in Pennsylvania.
This book also covers both the praise and criticism the unusually liberal Christian order has attracted over the centuries/5(13). A Declaration to Charles II This is the entire text of what most believe is the seminal statement of the Quaker peace testimony.
A Declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, against all plotters and fighters in the world, for the removing the ground of jealousy and suspicion from both magistrates and people in the kingdom, concerning wars and fightings.
Holy Books. Quakers do not regard any book as being the actual 'word of God'. Quakers at a peace march Quakers believe that war and. Quaker relief work during and after World War II was recognised in with a Nobel prize. There are many treasures to be found in the Library at Friends House Euston.
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The Quakers In Peace And War: An Account Of Their Peace Principles And Practice by Margaret E. Hirst Book condition: New Book Description. Get this from a library. The Quakers in peace and war. [E W Orr]. Movies on Peace and War Issues Recommended by Quakers *** DISCLAIMER *** The most powerful anti-war book and movie I've read/seen.
Johnny Shiloh A Disney made movie about a drummer boy in the civil war. Dated, but still good. After he is captured and escapes, one of the soldiers asks him what the enemy is like.
The Quakers in peace and war: an account of their peace principles and practice. and was an important vehicle for Quakers with anti-war views. An article on it appears on the Library’s blog Quaker strongrooms (see back page).
The Peace Movement, Conscientious Objection and Conscription Quaker attitudes towards peace have a long history, going back to the Peace Testimony of For further. The book is 22 cm and following three pages of prefatory materials, there are pages of text.
It is published by Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) of Aortearoa New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand and distributed by Quaker Book Sales. Pioneers of a Peaceable Kingdom: The Quaker Peace Testimony from the Colonial Era to the First World War Book Description: Extracted from Pacifism in the United States, this work focuses on the significant contribution of the Quakers to the history of pacifism in the United States.
Top 10 Quakers in fiction M ention the Quakers, But the book bindery to which the main character, Emmett, is sent is an austere sanctuary that enshrines the Quaker Author: Bridget Collins. The Quakers' first and most obvious enemy was the church and its officers, the priests who were maintained in luxury by the labour of the poor, thanks to the iniquitous tithe.
Quakers sought an end to the university-educated clergy, allowing instead the rise of `a ministry of simple men and women'; people who `spoke plaine words, and reached to. Peace testimony, or testimony against war, is a shorthand description of the action generally taken by members of the Religious Society of Friends for peace and against participation in war.
Like other Quaker testimonies, it is not a "belief", but a description of committed actions, in this case to promote peace, and refrain from and actively oppose participation in war. Quakers' original refusal to bear arms has been .Margaret E. Hirst is the author of The Quakers In Peace And War ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ) and Life of Friedrich List and Sel 3/5(1).When the Civil War began, many people of different religious faiths supported the Confederate war effort.
A number of Protestant ministers even served in the military. Yet, one religious group—the Quakers—went against majority opinion and refused to support the war. From the early years of the North Carolina colony, the Quakers, or Society of Friends, held certain beliefs that differed.