3 edition of The case of the Quakers relating to oaths stated found in the catalog.
The case of the Quakers relating to oaths stated
|Series||Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 777:13|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 43 p|
|Number of Pages||43|
A recent news story about the U.S. Presidential Oath of Office got me thinking about Quaker presidents. The story focused on the words “so help me God” that many presidents add to the official oath, and whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton would follow suit. He was a Quaker and a Lord Proprietor, having purchased John Berkeley’s share. When a law was passed requiring officeholders to take an oath to serve the English crown, the Quakers, who believed oaths should be made only to God, met opposition and were prohibited from holding public office. From that time on their influence waned.
There were quaker ships - for instance Penn's fleet that took Friends to the New World. But in the case of Moby Dick, Pelag and Bildad were described as 'fighting quakers'. Quakers are obviously well known as pacifists and conscientious objectors, so this was a little joke by the author. Jeremy Voaden said. 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 Classification: Protestant.
No theology or non-fiction books here, just Quakers represented in historical fiction, sci-fi, romance, etc. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. As Quakers customarily do not swear oaths, it was expected that Hoover would affirm the oath of office, and most sources state that he did so. However, a Washington Post article dated Febru , stated that he planned to swear, rather than affirm, the oath. Franklin D. Roosevelt – Episcopalian; Harry S. Truman – Baptist.
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The case of the Quakers concerning oaths defended as evangelical in answer to a book, entituled, The case of the Quakers relating to oaths stated by J.S. ([London?: s.n.], ), by George Whitehead (HTML at EEBO TCP).
The case of the Quakers concerning oaths: defended as evangelical: in ansvver to a book, entituled, The case of the Quakers relating to oaths stated by J.S. Author: George Whitehead. Based on their interpretation of the Bible, Quakers were pacifists and refused to take legal oaths.
Central to their beliefs was the idea that everyone had the Light of Christ within them.The Case of the Quakers relating to Oathes (London, ); and Smallwood, Allan, A Reply to a Pamphlet called, Oaths no Gospel-Ordinance (York: Stephen Bulkley, ).
Benson, Gervase, A Second Testimony Concerning Oaths and Swearing (London, ) ; and Crook, The Case of by: 4. Nowadays, one of the only times you may be asked to swear an oath is in court, when giving testimony as a witness. This also caused problems for Quakers: for example, in William Brayn was accused of stealing a horse from a Quaker, Ambros Galloway.
Brayn pleaded not guilty, and several witnesses were heard. Quakers do not regard any book as being the actual 'word of God'. Most Quakers regard the Bibleas a very great inspirational book but they don't see it as the only one, and so they read other books.
Philadelphia Quakers - With Oswald in Mexico City He worked for the FBI after returning to the US -- the Soviet case officer was a UN offical at one time -- but recently Soviet interest in him has fallen off and the FBI turned the case back over to the Agency for termination." (French-English) for the U.S.
Department of State in In, and he and other Quakers were fined for refusing the oath of fidelity. In he was fined for “using threatning speeches” to the marshall.
In he was called to account for a “rayling letter which hee wrote to the Court”. In the seventeenth century, certain sects of Christendom, such as the Anabaptists and, later, the Quakers, denied the legitimacy of taking oaths or making vows. The teaching of this chapter was designed to clarify the meaning and confirm the lawfulness of oaths and vows when properly used.
The Baptist Confession (2LCF) retains the substance of. Some Sample Minutes of Disownment These are to certify to all People where this Writing may come, that whereas A.B. hath for divers years gone under the denomination of a Quaker, and yet in several things hath walked disorderly, and more especially hath been subject to the vile and notorious Sin of Drunkenness; and tho' he hath from time to time, for the space of ten years and upwards.
The Taking and The Following of Oaths. I am a Quaker. As such I hold to one of the basic characteristics of being a Quaker, namely; I don’t swear oaths of any kind. Period.
We Quakers believe that not only is it clearly forbidden in scripture but prohibited by inference, additionally it is a matter of individual honor.
Get this from a library. A second testimony concerning oaths and swearing: in answer to a book entituled The case of the Quakers relating to oathes stated by J.S., or, An appendix to a book written in the year in answer to Allan Smallwood wherein is fully cleared the command of Christ and practice of the apostles concerning swearing from the corrupt glosses, limited sense and meaning.
One of the threads running through the book is the importance within Quaker testimony of the emphasis on denial, refusal, and/or rejection of systemic privilege of some groups over others.
In the case of both oaths and the refusal to engage in combat, the practices preceded the explanations, and this pattern has continued. The case of the Quakers relating to oaths stated: wherein they are discovered, to oppose prophetical, to pervert evangelical, to falsifie ecclesiastical, and to contradict their own doctrine.
The case of the Quakers relating to oaths stated: wherein they are discovered, to oppose propheticall, to pervert evangelicall, to falsifie ecclesiasticall, and to contradict their own doctrine.
S.]. Books shelved as quakers: The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, A Quaker Book of Wisdom: Life Lessons In Simplici.
English Quakers campaign for freedom of religion, preventing mischiefs and dangers that may arise by certain persons called Quakers and others refusing to take lawful oaths,” commonly known as “The Quaker Act of ”. This act made it illegal for Quakers to worship together.
This case was originally researched and. Get this from a library. The case of the Quakers relating to oaths stated: wherein they are discovered, to oppose propheticall, to pervert evangelicall, to falsifie ecclesiasticall, and.
After the Civil War, everything changed. The American landscape was flush with important social issues. It was a new age, and people were realizing the possibilities. Both Helen and William came from traditional Quaker families. Most Americans simply think that the Quakers were a fundamental religious sect who left England in pursuit of religious freedom.
Since early in the foundation of the Religious Society of Friends, Quakers have refused to take oaths - they say simply “yea” or “nay” to questions rather than swearing or taking an oath. They recognized the truth of Jesus’s teaching (Matthew ) that swearing is often a way to avoid telling the truth while appearing to do so.
Quakers and Foundational American Values By Matthew Hurd. What do you know about Quakers? You probably know about the little man on the Quaker Oats tub in grocery stores, the “pilgrim” style of dressing themselves, or that they were some radical religious group that was not in the majority back during the 17 th th centuries.
Believe it or not, there is a lot more to the Quakers.QUAKER DO'S AND DON'TS. Take oaths in court, or take any kind of loyalty oath or pledge of allegiance: Believe in obeying the laws of the state whenever possible, and whenever those laws do not go against the plain teaching of the Bible and the leadings of the Spirit.When I picked the book up there wasn't much that I knew about the Quakers, this book opened up my eyes to their faith, and put me in tune with the "whys" of their simplistic life style.
First and foremost I think it's very important to let my fellow readers know that Quaker wisdom begins in silence/5.