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Sources of the Quaker peace testimony
Brinton, Howard Haines
|Statement||by Howard H. Brinton.|
|Series||Pendle Hill historical studies|
|LC Classifications||BX7748.W2 B7|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||42016484|
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Author: Howard H. Brinton. Print Resources on Peace. Print resources available from the FGC Quaker bookstore, See further resources on Nonviolence Sources of the Quaker Peace Testimony, Howard H. Brinton. Peace Begins With You (children’s book), Katharine Scholes & Sierra Club Books, authors; Robert Ingpen, illustrator; $ Peace be with you: A study of the spiritual.
A rich on-line selection of Quaker reference materials is available through the following web sites. Modern sources: Books of faith and practice available online: sometimes called "disciplines," books of "faith and practice" are guides published by yearly meetings (regional Quaker bodies) for use by their contain practical, procedural information as well as religious.
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 Sources of the Quaker peace testimony book of committed actions, in this case to promote peace, and refrain from and actively oppose.
The Peace Testimony has been a source of inspiration to Friends through the centuries, for it points to a way of life which embraces all human relationships.
The following extracts trace the source of the Peace Testimony in the experience of the founders of the Quaker movement and illustrate its evolution over three hundred and fifty years in. There have been many testimonies over the years, but a basic list of our testimonies will generally include: integrity, community, peace, simplicity, and equality.
Integrity The most important testimony, because it is the one that all the other testimonies are based on, is. In his book Quaker Speak, British Friend Alastair Heron, lists the following ways in which British Friends testify to God: Opposition to betting and gambling, capital punishment, conscription, hat honour (the largely historical practice of dipping one's hat toward social superiors), oaths, slavery, times and seasons, and tithing.
Peter Brock offers in this volume an exploration of the Quaker peace testimony from the beginnings of the Society of Friends in civil war England to His survey is based largely, though not entirely, on secondary sources; primary sources include tracts written by William Penn, John Bellers, and Jonathan Dymond, and nineteenth-century.
The explanations of Quakers for the peace testimony echo the views of early Christians whose writings are still available to us.
In the beginning of the Declaration, Friends noted that "wars and fightings proceed from the lusts of men" (James ). The Quaker Peace Testimony is the oldest such concern - it dates back to the 17th Century. Letter from Northern MM to Parliamentary Leaders, Octoberon the conflict in Iraq and Syria.
Letter from our Co-clerks, Yearly Meeting of Aotearoa New Zealand about the proposed use Sources of the Quaker peace testimony book a gun salute in Wellington on Monday 4 August to mark the centenary of the. The Quaker Peace Testimony, to (review) Jean R. Soderlund Quaker History Friends Historical Association Vol Number 2, Fall p.
/qkh REVIEW View Citation Additional Information In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Book Reviews Edited by Thomas D. Hamm. The peace testimony involves thinking and speaking the unthinkable, believing this may lead to a real shift in attitudes. What is idealistic in one generation, becomes a cherished right in the next.
The peace testimony also means working for forgiveness and reconciliation and living in a sense of our shared humanity. Quaker Peace Page A site maintained by Chuck Fager with links to material related to the Quaker Peace Testimony.
Resources for Peace A site maintained by Robert Seeley, author of the classic Handbook for Conscientious Objectors. The handbook is now out of print, but it is still available from used book sources on the internet and elsewhere.
The Book of Discipline Revision Preparation Group invites you to join with us, and other Quakers across the country, in reading and getting to know our current Book of Discipline. Read more → Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) • Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ • telephone • Registered charity number.
* "The Quaker Testimony for Peace: * Guide to Sources on Women in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection ($/copy) describes the SCPC's major and smaller manuscript collections on women and women's organizations in the peace movement, as ofincluding a subject section which covers other areas in which women have been active.
Introduction Quakers - the Religious Society of Friends Quaker meeting at Gracechurch Street ©. Quakers are members of a group with Christian roots that began in England in the s. The Quaker Peace Testimony: An Anthology. London: Friends' Peace Committee. Seed, Philip, Marvis Seed, and London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends).
Meeting for Sufferings. Peace Committee. The Quaker Testimony for Peace. London: Friends Home Service Committee. Smith, Reginald A. The American Friends Service Committee welcomes staff, volunteers, partners, and committee members from many different cultures, backgrounds, and traditions into our community.
Many newcomers to AFSC are drawn to our commitment to peace and social justice but may not be knowledgeable about the foundations of Quaker faith and practice that guide and infuse our work. Dagbladet (Oslo). 1 Nov. Newsclippings Scrapbooks, Norwegian Nobel Institute, Oslo (hereafter cited as NNI Scrapbooks).
This comment by the Dagbladet begins the short account of the Quaker prize in my book, The Nobel Peace Prize and the Laureates 3 rd pr. (Boston:),with bibliography.
This is much amplified in the present paper after further. Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW), previously known as the Friends Service Council, and then as Quaker Peace and Service, is one of the central committees of Britain Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends - the national organisation of Quakers in works to promote British Quakers' testimonies of equality, justice, peace, simplicity and truth.
Quakers recognise that there is 'that of God in everyone', and this leads us to renounce violence and to work actively for peace. This includes promoting peace education, challenging militarism, campaigning against war and for disarmament, and supporting the peace movement in Britain.
Peace comes within our own hearts, when we surrender our lives to Christ. “And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” [Philemon ]. Selected from various Friends’ sources.
List of Sources Brock, Peter. The Quaker Peace Testimony York, England: Sessions Book Trust, Calhoon, Robert. “William Smith.”. Weddle has revised a good dissertation into an excellent book useful for students of Colonial New England, 17th-century Quakers, and peace and conflict studies.
She demonstrates that revisionist interpretation of Quaker peace testimony as a quietist response to the Fifth Monarchy revolt against Charles II is simplistic. Instead, pacifism originated early in the s as an Author: J.
William Frost. Timeline: Quaker work for peace 4. Background to the declaration to Charles II 6. Individual Quakers’ witness to peace 8. The spiritual basis of our peace testimony Quaker peace organisations in Britain What you can do Activities around the th anniversary of the declaration to Charles II Large print format available.
The first of our World War I resources blogposts focuses on the Friends Peace Committee, a committee of Meeting for Sufferings (the standing representative body of Quakers in Britain) that had already been in existence for many years before the outbreak of the was the Friends Peace Committee?From its formation in the late s.
THE QUAKER PEACE TESTIMONY AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE BRITISH PEACE MOVEMENT: AN OVERVIEw* Martin Ceadel New College, Oxford, England ABSTRACT This article attempts the first overview of the contribution of Quakerism to the British peace movement from its eighteenth-century origins to the present day.
It emphasizes that the. An important book on the development of the Quaker peace testimony is Meredith Baldwin Weddle’s Walking in the Way of Peace, which will be useful for context in this current study. There is as yet no published study as such about the institutionalization of Quakerism in the later seventeenth century, although it comes into other works.
Being Faithful Witnesses to our Friends Peace Testimony: Serving God in a Changing World Author: Marian Hobbs, Mouana, Bakamana; Valentine, Lonnie Summary: Panel presentation from 21st Triennial of FWCC in New Zealand in Friends from three different countries talk about working for peace and justice in their countries and the world.
American Quaker War Tax Resistance from the 17th through the 19th Century: A Documentary History. David Gross (ed). The Picket Line, softcover, $ (ISBN/EAN / ). One of the wonderful things, for me, as a new convert to Quakers, is having years of history to catch up on.
The peace testimony is a core expression of Quaker faith and, from the early days of the movement, has led Quakers to reject war and military service, and to work with others on a wide range of peace and relief work, not just in the UK but around the world.
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. Quaker (Religious Society of Friends) resources on the Web are now quite extensive.
This page will help you locate what you want. It categorizes Web pages of my own and Web sites maintained by others which are useful resources related to Quakerism.
The corporate Peace Testimony is perhaps the best known Quaker position. It was first articulated in the early years of the Quaker movement, and the refusal of violence has been central to Quaker thought ever since.
An overview of historical and current thought on the Peace Testimony can be found in chapter 24 of Quaker faith [ ]. The Quaker Peace Testimony and the Spanish Civil War. A transnational movement of pacifist activists that included the Quakers, artists, writers, public intellectuals, and relief workers organized to help the people under attack in Spain and to relieve the effects of war.
Margaret Fell and the first Quaker Peace Testimony. At the outset of the Quaker movement there was no established position with respect to military service. Many early Quakers had served in the New Model Army during the Civil Wars and in the early writings of Friends there is a.
Religious platform of the Quakers: selections from an address to non-Friends () / Rushmore, Stephen, --Attitudes in worship --Fundamental principles of Friends --Spirit of Quakerism () / Russell, Elbert, --Some reasons why I am a Quaker () / Sayers, William J. --Non-violent action: an introductory outline for study.
Faith & Practice was created by Canadian Yearly Meeting to provide support, guidance and growth to the spiritual lives of Canadian serving as a reference of our values, witness and tradition, the book connects our small community spread across a large country.BOOK REVIEWS AND BOOK NOTES EDITED BY NORMAN B.
WILKNSoN Glaube und Politik in Pennsylvania, Die Wandlungen der Ob-rigkeitsdoktrin und des Peace Testimony der Quaker. By Von Hermann Wellenreuther. (Kolner Historische Abhandlungen. Bd. ) (K61n: Bohlau Verlag, Seiten. DM )Cited by: 2.Quakers began coming to the New World inwhen William Penn ( – ), a Quaker aristocrat, received a royal grant of land in the British colonies.
Penn was one of the great Quaker peace visionaries. Like some other Quakers of his day, he combined biblically-based belief with rational arguments for a more humane way of life and.