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Reasons for withdrawing from society with the people called Quakers

John Hancock

Reasons for withdrawing from society with the people called Quakers

by John Hancock

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Published by Printedat the Public Printing Office in Belfast (High Street) .
Written in English


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StatementJohn Hancock.
ContributionsEwart, Lavens Mathewson, 1845-1898, own, Public Printing Office (Belfast),
The Physical Object
Pagination26p. ;
Number of Pages26
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Open LibraryOL19947984M

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Now those people who began to take heed to a divine conviction in the conscience, and accordingly preached to others the doctrine of an inward light, wherewith Christ had enlightened men, in the latter end of the time of King Charles I.

began to increase in number, and they became a separate society among men, and in process of time the name of. InWilliam Matthews (–) compiled a book called The Recorder: Being a Collection of Tracts and Disquisitions, Chiefly Relative to the Modern State and Principles of the People Called Quakers in order, as he put it, “to arrange and record, under the foregoing title, certain tracts and transactions in which I have either borne a part, or which may be so.

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The book of Christian discipline of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain In its early days our Society owed much to a people who called themselves Seekers: they joined us in great numbers and were prominent in the spread of Quakerism.

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1 From the Bible to vol. II A Century of War. Historian Kenneth Scott Latourette argues that the outlook for Protestantism at the start of the 19th century was discouraging. It was a regional religion based in northwestern Europe, with an outpost in the sparsely settled United States.

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