Society of Friends Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Religious Intollerance in Pennsylvania: Governor Tom Wolf Comes Out for the Right ReasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... by God to embrace different forms of worship and belief. What was unique about Penn and his Christian "Society of Friends" is that religious tolerance was at the core of their own religion. Penn envisioned a peaceful society where Native Americans ...

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  2. 5 Beliefs That Set Quakers Apart From Other Protestant ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | News Max

    ... of priests, believing in the priesthood of all believers. 4. Equality: From its beginning, the Religious Society of Friends taught equality of all persons, including women. Some conservative meetings are divided over the issue of homosexuality. 5. ...

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  3. Vote for us! We're slightly better than the othersRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... days. Leaving the event an hour an half later, my main thought was "I'm not surprised". The Religious Society of Friends had done a good job of organising the event, the first of three to be held in Friends House, the Quaker central offices opposite ...

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  4. Bipolar is an Adjective, Not a NounRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Pax Nortona

    ... of us proudly call ourselves bipolar as a rebuttal to stigma and a point of pride much as the Religious Society of Friends adopted the perjorative "Quaker" or Marines adopted "Jarhead". They imbue these terms with dignity and humor which robs them ...

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  5. Books and beyondRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Marshall Independent

    ... This is where they became interested in Quakers, and eventually they became Quakers. But even the Society of Friends had members who would not speak against slavery. When the two sisters moved to Philadelphia, they never went back to their home in ...

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  6. TNB on MSNBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

    ... acres of land that Lynch owned. Lynchburg was incorporated as a town in 1805, and as a city in 1852. The Society of Friends, or Quakers, were the first religious group to settle in Lynchburg. The city's first house of worship was the South River ...

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  7. Ninth Circuit Rules Against War Tax ResisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... hose with alternative views on taxation. He represented the P hiladelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (a/k/a Quakers) when they refused to comply with a levy on some of their war tax

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  8. Delaware church ordains first married lesbian coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | USA Today

    ... joined the Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the United Church of Christ, Society of Friends (Quaker), the Unitarian Universalist Association of Churches and Reform and Conservative Jewish movements in allowing same-sex ...

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  9. Inequality 1987-2015: what has changed and what must never changeRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Sometimes it seems as though nothing much changes. In 1987, London Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends issued a public statement in the month before the General Election of that year.

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  10. Inland Quakers looking for homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... meetinghouse fell through. But staying true to their beliefs, an Inland Valley band of the Religious Society of Friends is quietly, patiently confident that a new plan will emerge. It's a philosophy that has guided a religious sect dedicated to ...

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  11. A Measure of Light is a dark, shatteringly exquisite bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Dafeny. Depression morphs into radicalization, if you will, when she goes overseas and falls in with the Society of Friends. So, needless to say, the novel has some unexpected relevance to today's headlines. It's been suggested that Canadians ...

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  12. Honour for a record pilot Captain Eric "Winkle" BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | This Is Somerset

    ... prime was unveiled at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in South Somerset. The sculpture was purchased by the Society of Friends of the Fleet Air Arm Museum, following Miss Gearing's previous commission, to create a bust of First World War veteran the late ...

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  13. Religion briefs for March 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Star

    ... For more information or to listen to a recent Sunday message, visit www.cbcaiken.com . Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services including First Day School on Sunday, March 15, at 275 Springwood Drive. Worship in Silence will begin ...

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  14. Bust of most decorated pilot on showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Newsday

    ... ke a bit of a slacker," she said. The bronze bust, created by sculptress Jenna Gearing, was funded by the Society of Friends of the Fleet Air Arm Museum.

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  15. Free Genealogy Day event in Limerick city this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Limerick Today

    ... denominations including St Michael's Church (Roman Catholic), Methodist, Presbyterian, the Religious Society of Friends in Ireland (Quaker) and the Church of the Latter Day Saints (Mormon) will be available. Also on board are professional ...

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  16. Cumbrian church leaders sign pledge calling for social action and justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... The church leaders who signed the pledge were: Bill Bewley, representative of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers); Bishop Michael Campbell, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Lancaster; the Rev Andrew Dodd, Network Minister for Cumbria of the North ...

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  17. New York's 200-Year Conspiracy for PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Counterpunch

    ... especially, came mostly from three small groups that sprang from the Protestant Reformation-the Society of Friends (better known as Quakers), the Mennonites, and the Brethren. They originally settled primarily in Pennsylvania, where the Quakers ...

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  18. 'New York's 200-Year Conspiracy for Peace'Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | War Is A Crime

    ... especially, came mostly from three small groups that sprang from the Protestant Reformation-the Society of Friends (better known as Quakers), the Mennonites, and the Brethren. They originally settled primarily in Pennsylvania, where the Quakers ...

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  19. William Penn acquired land for the QuakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... ritual or minister. Though the congregations actually referred to themselves as " Friends ", or the Society of Friends, the term "Quakers" was applied to the religion in an effort to ridicule the way many members of the congregation would shake as ...

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  20. Jonathan RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Foreword

    ... and Sheriff documents a truly unique historical figure, a Yankee transplant and pacifist member of the Society of Friends who was nonetheless an effective military scout and law enforcement officer in northern Virginia during its most tumultuous ...

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