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Introducing Quakers

George H. Gorman

Introducing Quakers

by George H. Gorman

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Published by Quaker Home Service in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George H. Gorman.
    ContributionsQuaker Home Service.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22160715M
    ISBN 100852450052

      Personally, I would go with a modern book, as that will tell you more about modern Quaker practices and beliefs than older texts. As to which would be good, it depends on what religious background you’re coming from. Liberal Quakers are usually th. Link to "Introducting PYM Quakers" from the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM):

    An Introduction to Quakers This pamphlet is addressed to tliose who are strangers to the Quaker Move ment. You have heard, undoubtedly, of the importance of Quakers in early American nistory; you are aware of the use of the word "Quaker" in the nam ing of certain products; and you may be interested in the fact that tliere isAuthor: Elton Trueblood. Introducing the Detroit Friends Meeting. Detroit Friends Meeting (DFM) is a part of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Quaker practice is steeped in Judeo-Christian thought, but the expression of those beliefs is different from that of many mainline or orthodox traditions. The DFM encourages the spiritual searching of individual members.

    Introducing Quakers (George H. Gorman, , 81 pages) This is an easy-to-read overview which covers the beliefs and practices of Quakerism, mainly from a broadly Christian perspective. An older book, and so a bit dated in parts, it is still well worth reading. INTRODUCING QUAKERS Most people know little ab out Quakers beyond the picture on the cereal box and perhaps a notion that they are connecte d to pea ce issues. Please put aside any thoughts you may have that Quakers are a strange, rather old-fashioned, closed comm unity wearing funny clothes and having even stranger views. If you are interested in finding out more, you will happily discover.


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