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13 Feb 2016

A man with a mission

by George Fox | Issue 117

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AS I HAD forsaken all the priests, so I left the separate preachers also, and those called the most experienced people; for I saw there was none among them all that could speak to my condition. And when all my hopes in them and in all men were gone, so that I had nothing outwardly to help me, nor could tell what to do, then, oh then, I heard a voice which said, “There is one, even...

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13 Feb 2016

Seeking the light of Christ

by Max L. Carter | Issue 117

I OFTEN TELL STUDENTS bemused by the culture at the Quaker college where I teach that Friends are “lost in the  sixties”—the 1660s

The situation in England, where Quakerism began in the mid-seventeenth century, seemed as chaotic in those days as the 1960s seemed to Americans going through them. Distinctive principles and “testimonies” observed by Friends today are deeply rooted in the issues and debates that marked the Civil War period of English history and its aftermath. We can understand those times and their influence on Quakerism...

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    Christian History Magazine #117: The Surprising Quakers

    • Magazine
    • 2016
    • 43 Pages
    • Christian History Institute

    Quakers are known for their silent meetings and simple living, but we’ll uncover surprising stories of charismatic leaders, fervent social activism, and even a few bold Quakers who went naked as a prophetic sign in this issue of Christian History magazine.

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