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A Declaration from the harmless & innocent people of God called Quakers

A Declaration from the harmless & innocent people of God called Quakers

against all sedition, plotters & fighters in the world, for the removing of the ground of jealousie and suspition from both magistrates and people in the kingdome concerning wars and fightings.

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Published by s.n. in [London? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends -- Apologetic works.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreApologetic works.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1592:54.
    ContributionsFox, George, 1624-1691.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination7, [1] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16725057M


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A Declaration from the harmless & innocent people of God called Quakers Download PDF EPUB FB2

A DECLARATION FROM THE HARMLESS AND INNOCENT PEOPLE OF GOD, CALLED QUAKERS, AGAINST ALL SEDITION, PLOTTERS, AND FIGHTERS IN THE WORLD: FOR REMOVING THE GROUND OF JEALOUSY AND SUSPICION FROM MAGISTRATES AND PEOPLE CONCERNING WARS AND FIGHTINGS.

George Fox and others. Presented to the. DECLARATION FROM THE HARMLESS & INNOCENT People of GOD called QUAKERS. Against all Plotters and Fighters in the World. For the removing of the Ground of Jealousy and Suspicion from both Magistrates and People in the Kingdoms, concerning Wars and Fightings.

And also something in Answer to that Clause of the King’s late Proclamation, which. book A declaration from the harmless & innocent people of God called Quakers against all sedition, plotters & fighters in the world presented unto the.

Early Quaker Statements. Isaac Penington on the Magistrate's Sword, George Fox on "Keeping Watch," A Declaration to Charles II This is the entire text of what most believe is the seminal statement of the Quaker peace testimony.A Declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, against all plotters and fighters in the world, for.

(From A declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, London:as quoted in: Britain Yearly Meeting [Ed] Quaker Faith and Practice: the book of Christian discipline of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in Britain London: Peace testimony, or testimony against war, is a shorthand description of the action generally taken by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) for peace and against participation in war.

Like other Quaker testimonies, it is not a "belief", but a description of committed actions, in this case to promote peace, and refrain from and actively oppose. 4 works of George Fox English Dissenter and a founder of the Religious Society of Friends () This ebook presents a collection of 4 works of George Fox.

A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: A Declaration From the Harmless and Innocent People of God, Called Quakers5/5(1).

4 works of George Fox English Dissenter and a founder of the Religious Society of Friends () This ebook presents a collection of 4 works of George Fox. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected.

Table of Contents: A Declaration From the Harmless and Innocent People of God, Called Quakers5/5. A Declaration of the Sad and Great Persecution and Martyrdom of the People of God, called Quakers, in New-England, for the Worshipping of God () From throughthe Massachusetts Bay Colony experienced an “invasion” of Quaker missionaries, who were not deterred by the increasingly severe punishments enacted and inflicted by the.

The first clear statement of the testimony articulated not just by an individual but by the body of Friends was the A Declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, against all sedition, plotters, and fighters in the world: for removing the ground of jealousy and suspicion from magistrates and people concerning.

declaration to king charles ii: quaker peace testimony: a declaration from the harmless and innocent people of god, called quakers, against all sedition, plotters, and fighters in the world: for removing the ground of jealousy and suspicion from magistrates and.

A collection of the sufferings of the people called Quakers, for the testimony of a good conscience from the time of their being first distinguished by that name in the year to the time of the act commonly called the Act of toleration granted to Protestant dissenters in the first year of the reign of King William the Third and Queen Mary in the year Pages: A Declaration and an Information from us the People of God Called Quakers, to the present Governors, the King, and Both Houses of Parliament, And all whom it may Concern.

by Margaret Fell, London: Printed for Thomas Simmons and Robert Wilson,   A DECLARATION FROM THE HARMLESS AND INNOCENT PEOPLE OF GOD, CALLED QUAKERS, AGAINST ALL SEDITION, PLOTTERS, AND FIGHTERS IN THE WORLD: FOR REMOVING THE GROUND OF JEALOUSY AND SUSPICION FROM MAGISTRATES AND PEOPLE CONCERNING WARS AND FIGHTINGS.

George Fox and others. Presented to the. Fox presented the official Quaker position to King Charles on Janu in a pamphlet entitled: "A Declaration from the Harmless and Innocent People of God called Quakers, against all Sedition, Plotters and Fighters in the World: for removing the Ground of Jealousy and Suspicion from Magistrates and People concerning Wars and Fightings.".

Book of Miracles (Henry Cadbury, ed.) (Friends General Conference & Quaker Home Service Publishers) Concerning the First Spreading of the Truth (fragments of various dates) (EQW, pp. ) A Declaration from the Harmless and Innocent People of God, called Quakers (, signed by Fox and 11 others).

The early Quaker peace testimony and masculinity in England, Shortly after his Restoration inCharles II received ‘A Declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers’ announcing their principles of. A declaration from the harmless innocent people of God, called Quakers, against all sedition, plotters, and fighters in the world; for removing the ground of jealousy and suspicion from both magistrates and people in the kingdom concerning wars and fightings.

[i] Presented to the king the 21st day of the Eleventh month,   This collection of literary/historical essays, writtencovers political subjects as diverse as 17th Century Quaker persecution history, the social impact of Malthus, the self-emancipation of English women, Eleanor Rathbone on the human rights of girls and German women's resistance Author: Sybil Oldfield.

^ A declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, London:as quoted in: Britain Yearly Meeting [Ed] Quaker Faith and Practice: the book of Christian discipline of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in BritainLondon:And this is our testimony to the whole world." (from A Declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, ) Meetinghouse at 'L' Street.

Quakers also have a Testimony of Simplicity. Being showy and flashy both obscures the presence of God within and detracts from the real and important work of changing the world. On the twenty-eighth of the same month, they published the declaration referred to in their address, entitled, "A declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, against all sedition, plotters, and fighters in the world, for removing the ground of jealousy and suspicion, from both magistrates and people in the kingdom.

The famous declaration "from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers" states: "All bloody principles and practices we utterly deny; with all outward wars and strife, and fightings with outward weapons, for any end, or under any pretense whatsoever; this is our testimony to the whole world.".

↑ A declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, London:as quoted in: Britain Yearly Meeting [Ed] Quaker Faith and Practice: the book of Christian discipline of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in Britain London: Margaret Fell and the Peace Declaration?.

Back in an unsigned editor made an change here attributing the famous Declaration ("A declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers") to Margaret Fell.

I'm almost certain that's wrong. Bishop, A Vindication of the Principles; Fox, George, A Declaration from the Harmles and Innocent People of God called Quakers (London: Robert Wilson, ); Fox, George, To All that Professe Christianity (London: Thomas Simmons, ); Mason, Martin, One mite more cast into God's Treasury, in Some Prison-Meditations (London, ); Smith Cited by: 4.

The Quaker Peace Testimony. Delivered to King Charles II of England by George Fox in A Declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, against all plotters and fighters in the world, for the removing the ground of jealousy and suspicion from both magistrates and people in the kingdom, concerning wars and fightings.

And also something in. ^ A declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, London:as quoted in: Britain Yearly Meeting [Ed] Quaker Faith and Practice: the book of Christian discipline of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in Britain London:Fox wrote a tender letter to the sufferers in prison, and “a Declaration from the harmless, innocent people of God called Quakers” was sent to the King.

These Friends, in their use of signs and striking symbolisms, were undoubtedly following in the steps of the Hebrew prophets. From throughthe Massachusetts Bay Colony experienced an “invasion” of Quaker missionaries, who were not deterred by the increasingly severe punishments enacted and inflicted by the colonial authorities.

In Octobertwo (William Robinson and Marmaduke Stevenson) were hanged at Boston; in JuneMary Dyar (or Dyer) became the third; in MarchAuthor: Edward Burrough. A Declaration from the Harmles & Innocent People of God Called Quakers: Against All Plotters and Fighters in the World.

For the Removing of the Ground of Jealousie and Suspition from Both Magistrates and People in the Kingdoms, Concerning Wars and Fightings.

And one of the groups that he’s concerned about are Quakers, because there are all these people who used to be in the New Model Army. So Quakers publish this declaration inthat is a declaration from the harmless, innocent people of God, called Quakers, against all sedition, plotters, and fighters in this world.

A Declaration of the Sad and Great Persecution and Martyrdom of the People of God, called Quakers, in New-England, for the Worshipping of God () Electronic Texts in American Studies (). Quakers Living Adventurously The Library of the Society of Friends David Blake At Gresham College The first minute book of the Meeting for Sufferings.

Bull and Mouth. A declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers. Poster produced by Friends Peace & International Relations Committee, A Declaration of the Sad and Great Persecution and Martyrdom of the People of God, called Quakers, in New-England, for the Worshipping of God () Electronic Texts in American Studies Edward Burrough, Society of Friends; Paul Royster, editor.

2 “A declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers”, London:as quoted in: Britain Yearly Meeting (eds.), Quaker Faith and Practice: the book of Christian discipline of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of.

A ton of obscure, little known, historical reflections on the extraordinary people called Quakers. Given that Quakerism is a tiny player in the religious/philosophical market place of modern America, it's a very good thing that their story is being preserved and presented to an audience totally ignorant of their distinctive and profound contributions to the American experience/5(9).

In Fox and eleven others signed "A Declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers, against all plotters and fighters in the world." They stated that their principle is, and their practices always have been, to seek peace and follow justice and the knowledge of God for the welfare of all.

a declaration from the harmless and innocent people of god, called quakers, against all sedition, plotters, and fighters in the world: for removing the ground of jealousy and suspicion from magistrates and people concerning wars and : LA Quaker.

From "A Declaration from the Harmless and Innocent People of God, Called Quakers, Against All Sedition, Plotters, and Fighters in the World: For Re-moving the Ground of Jealousy and Suspicion from Magistrates and People Con-cerning Wars and Fightings," North Pacific Yearly Meeting Faith and Practice 35 ().

In what may well be the strongest message of the 20 th century by a major body within the denomination, Quakers were urged “unequivocally and at all costs” to hold to their Peace Testimony first formulated in a “Declaration from the harmless an innocent people of God called Quakers” to King Charles Ⅱ of England.A declaration from the harmless & innocent people of God called Quakers microform: against all sedition A Declaration from the harmless & innocent people of God called Quakers [microform]: against all plotte A sermon preached in St.

Peter's Westminster on Sunday, Jan. 6, at the consecration of the Right Re.