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An examination of the case of the Quakers

An examination of the case of the Quakers

concerning oaths propounded by them, A.D. 1673, to the consideration of the King, and both Houses of Parliament : with a vindication of the power of the magistrate to impose oaths, and the liberty and duty of all Christians to swear by God reverently : humbly submitted to the judgment of His Most Sacred Majesty, and the two Houses of Parliament

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Published by Printed by T.N. for Thomas Collins ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends -- England -- Controversial literature.,
  • Oaths -- England.,
  • Church and state -- England.,
  • Liberty of conscience -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Gataker ...
    GenreControversial literature.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1653:33.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16754014M

      A sentence of death was ordered and executed in several cases at Boston. A law ordered that “any wandering Quakers be apprehended, stripped naked from the middle upward, tied to cart’s-tayle and whipped thro the town.” Quakers who persistently returned were to be branded with the letter R on the left shoulder.   Recently I joined a wonderful book group in Mississippi via Skype and was asked about the differences between the Quakers and the Puritans. I knew that the Puritans didn’t like the Quakers, and that they persecuted and exiled them from Massachusetts Bay Colony. But I didn’t know much more than that. So I did a little.

    The Sorrows of the Quaker Jesus: James Nayler and the Puritan Crackdown on the Free Spirit (Cambridge, MA: For brevity I write as if Whitehead did all the editing of this book, but I do not know that to be the case. He was acting on a decision of London Yearly Meeting to produce a collection of Nayler's writings, and there were probably. The case of the Quakers concerning oaths, defended as evangelical: containing an answer to Charles Gataker's late examination of the case of the Quakers (which he faith, is humbly submitted to the judgment of his most sacred Majesty, and the two houses of Parliament), as being included in J.S. his precedent state of their case, and comprehensively and seriously answered herein, on the behalf.

      Nowadays, any Quaker can object to swearing an oath, and instead give an affirmation that they will tell the truth. So there would be no problem for Mr Brayn giving testimony these days. Marriage. Another interesting connection between Quakers and the law is the question of marriage. Nontheist Quakers (also known as nontheist Friends or NtFs) are those who engage in Quaker practices and processes, but who do not necessarily believe in a theistic God or Supreme Being, the divine, the soul or the traditional Quakers, also known as Friends, nontheist Friends are interested in realizing peace, simplicity, integrity, community, equality, love, joy, and social.


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Starting with UNDERSTANDING. This short book, 67 pages of actual text, is an articulate, lyrical, and inspirational guide to the prayer of inward silence and stillness as practiced in the Quaker tradition. It is a practical book rather than theological or argumentative. That is to say it is an actual manual that individuals can use to put this type of prayer into practice/5(11).

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Although the Act of Toleration of marked the end of its most extreme forms, Quakers continued to be subject to confiscation of goods, fines and imprisonment for refusing to pay church tithes or take oaths, and to be excluded from public office.

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Through an examination of some of the material possessions of Quaker families in America during the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries, the contributors to Quaker Aesthetics draw on the methods of art, social, religious, and public historians as well as folklorists to explore how Friends during this period reconciled their material lives with their belief in the value of simplicity.

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Understanding the Quaker Past "Justice Pearson: What difference then between the ministers and you. "James Nayler: The ministers affirm Christ to be in heaven with a carnal body, but I with a spiritual body." from "The Examination of James Nayler at Appleby," Saul's Errand to Damascus (), p.

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