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Notes on the Quaker peace testimony

Notes on the Quaker peace testimony

the Friends peace testimony - a challenge of our time.

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Published by Friends World Committee for Consultation in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Quaker Testimony book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A simple life a deadly Elizabeth Elliot leads /5(22).   Top 10 Quakers in fiction But the book bindery to which the main character, Emmett, is sent is an austere sanctuary that enshrines the Quaker love of a job well done. in the light of our Author: Bridget Collins.

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. Sources of the Quaker Peace Testimony and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Share. Out of Print--Limited Availability. Find this book on AbeBooks, an Amazon company, offers millions of new, used, and out-of-print books. Author: Howard H. Brinton.

This short book, 67 pages of actual text, is an articulate, lyrical, and inspirational guide to the prayer of inward silence and stillness as practiced in the Quaker tradition. It is a practical book rather than theological or argumentative. That is to say it is an actual manual that individuals can use to put this type of prayer into practice/5(11). A Quaker Book of Wisdom: Life Lessons in Simplicity, Service and Common Sense Robert Lawrence Smith's personal reflections on Quaker values from his life experience. The Quaker Peace Testimony, , by Peter Brock Classic study of how the historic peace testimony of Friends was lived out up until the time of World War I.


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Get this from a library. Notes on the Quaker peace testimony; [and], The Friends peace testimony: a challenge of our time: [papers presented at the Fourth Friends World Conference].

[Friends World Committee for Consultation.; Guilford College.;]. 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 participation in war.

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 the testimony of integrity.

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 : James L.

Anderson. 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 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.

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.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content. Book Reviews Edited by Thomas D. Hamm The Quaker Peace Testimony, to By Peter Brock. York, Eng.: Sessions, viii + pp. Notes, bibliographical postscripts, and index. Friends Trusts Limited is the denominational trust corporation of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain.

It is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee which acts as custodian trustee, holding trustee or nominee on behalf of most of the area meetings in England and Wales and on behalf of other Quaker charities.

The peace testimony also means working for forgiveness and reconciliation and living in a sense of our shared humanity. Our faith in action. Quaker work has led to a recognition of the right to conscientious objection to military service and has involved relief and ambulance work in war-stricken areas.

British Quaker organization; created by the merger of the Friends Service Council and the Peace and International Relations Committee; became Quaker Peace and Social Witness in ; umbrella for British Quaker service. Pamphlets.

LOCATION: Friends Historical Library: Pamphlet Group 3. Quaker Peace Centre 1 folder in). 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 final section, "Community," deals mostly with the Quaker peace testimony and the way in which the Service Committee has related to it.

The personalities are Stewart Meacham, peace secretary of the AFSC, Rick Boardman, young Quaker draft resister whose opposition to the war BOOK REVIEWS AND BOOK : Howard Segal. Advices and queries are not a call to increased activity by each individual Friend but a reminder of the insights of the Society.

Within the community there is a diversity of gifts. We are all therefore asked to consider how far the advices and queries affect us personally and where our own service lies. There is a Quaker hymn book, and this is our testimony to the whole world. Quaker statement to King Charles II, are Quakers, but Quaker pacifism is.

Generations of Quakers have worked to build peace in areas of violent conflict. Confidentiality is essential therefore the work is little-known.

Now a new book, launched this week, Dining with diplomats, praying with gunmen captures the experiences of international conciliation for a new generation of peacemakers. The Quaker Testimony for Peace: Archival Resources at Swarthmore College.

Swarthmore College Peace Collection Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Swarthmore, Pennsylvania USA () Return to Front Page. Archival collections are listed alphabetically below; see notes under each collection for restrictions, microfilm. 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. In "Traditional Quaker Christianity", released this year, several chapters are devoted to the Peace Witness.

On Page it reads, "Christ Jesus has commanded us not to fight and kill. Of all the reasons for supporting the Peace Testimony, that is its single firm foundation.". Quaker peace testimonies resounded throughout Britain in reaction to the devastating violence and atrocities of the Spanish Civil War, in contrast to those who wanted to take up arms against the fascists responsible for those atrocities.

Smith draws from these sources as he tells a personal tale of his Quaker childhood, his years of spiritual crisis, and his ultimate return to Quakerism by way of Zen Buddhism.

Along the way, Smith explores and explains the Quaker peace testimony and liberal Quaker views of gender, power, education, and care for the natural world. ( pages).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.The Phoenix Trip: Notes on a Quaker Mission to Haiphong.

This book is more of a documentary than a drama. Scott leave looked Madison March medical supplies medicine Misaki morning needed never night Norman Morrison North Vietnam passports peace peace testimony person Phil Drath Phnom Penh Phu Ly plane plans Quaker Action Group radio Red 3/5(2).