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An illuminating collection of work by members of the Religious Society of Friends.
Covering nearly three centuries of religious development, this comprehensive anthology brings together writings from prominent Friends that illustrate the development of Quakerism, show the nature of Quaker spiritual life, discuss Quaker contributions to European and American civilization,
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Penguin Books (first published December 28th 2010)
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Chris
The Religious Society of Friends (more commonly known as Quakers) is a very unique religious group with a long history. Originally formed in England during the 1650s Quakers immediately faced censure, accusations of blasphemy, imprisonment and, in extreme cases, execution by the intolerant religious establishments of the time. The reasons for this treatment ranged from the questioning of scripture to the refusal to swear oaths, address magistrates by titles or fight in wars.

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Rich
Tough going, tiny print... but worth the price for anyone who wants to know what this friends of the light m'larkys all about. A very approachable christian sect.
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