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The case of the Quakers concerning oaths, defended as evangelical

The case of the Quakers concerning oaths, defended as evangelical

containing an answer to Charles Gataker"s late examination of the case of the Quakers (which he faith, is humbly submitted to the judgment of his most sacred Majesty, and the two houses of Parliament), as being included in J.S. his precedent state of their case, and comprehensively and seriously answered herein, on the behalf of truth and Christianity, submitted to the judgment and serious sense thereof in all true Christians and moderate men.

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

    Subjects:
  • Gataker, Charles, -- 1614 or 15-1680.,
  • J. S.,
  • Society of Friends -- Doctrines.,
  • Oaths -- Biblical teaching -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 930:11.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2], 51 p.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16754796M

      The Quakers were one of the most radical groups emerging from the English Reformation, and in the s they founded Pennsylvania. Quakers were pacifists and refused military service. They also objected to the swearing of oaths, a common practice in courts and in the seating of political officials.   The first Americans to oppose the institution of slavery were Quakers, beginning with George Keith. Quakers believed in equal rights, including equal treatment of women. Quakers in Pennsylvania opposed that state's requirement of Test Oaths to hold public office, as they believed no authority should interfere between God and man.

    Yes in both the United States and United Kingdom where such oaths (vows, swears) are common an affirmation is considered valid as well if the person conscientiously objects with making an oath as oaths and vows are typically solemn in witness of o. The Quaker ideal is to make every meal at every table a Lord's Supper. Again, the reality lies, not in the nature of the material substance, but in the way it stirs the heart of every partaker. The Quakers, and all Christians, are called upon to remember Christ every time bread is broken.

    The psychological or epistemological arguments concerning belief, action, judgment, will, and understanding were always firmly and fundamentally anchored in Penn’s Christianity. His restriction of the magistrate’s role in religion was, for Penn, largely derived from the example of Jesus and the early history of the Christian Church. That said, later Quakers (post) seem to retreat from this view, arguing as Barclay does that the Society of Friends is the revival of the primitive church after a thousand years of priestcraft and Romanism, etc. (At some point we need to have a talk about the anti-Catholicism in .


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([London?: s.n.], ), by George Whitehead (HTML at EEBO TCP). Add to Book Bag Remove from The case of the Quakers concerning oaths Bag Saved in: A letter to the Right Honourable the E- of - concerning the oath of abjuration as it relates to the Church of Scotland, in a.

The case of the Quakers concerning oaths, defended as evangelical: The case of the Quakers concerning oaths an answer to Charles Gataker's late examination of the case of the Quakers (which he faith, is humbly submitted to the judgment of his most sacred Majesty, and the two houses of Parliament), as being included in J.S.

his precedent state of their case, and comprehensively and seriously answered herein, on the behalf. ARE EVANGELICAL FRIENDS “REAL” QUAKERS. GAYLE BEEBE T he purpose of this paper is to offer a critique of John Punshon’s treatment of Scripture as well as his consideration of the use of Scripture by evangelical Quakers.

Punshon’s consideration of both topics is carefully outlined in chapter four, “The Word of God,” in his. Don’t worry, the Law Bod Blog is not here to evangelise.

Instead, this post is going to be looking at two ways in which Quakers have been recognised in English legal history: swearing oaths and marriage, from the 17th-century to the present day.

Quakers also opposed war and would not swear oaths in court, asserting that they always spoke truthfully. In general, the English government and the Church of England misunderstood the Quakers and their actions, and Quakers, along with other religious groups that were not part of the establishment (Nonconformists), suffered from religious.

The Religious Society of Friends began as a movement in England in the midth century in s are informally known as Quakers, as they were said "to tremble in the way of the Lord".The movement in its early days faced strong opposition and persecution, but it continued to expand across the British Isles and then in the Americas and Africa.

But in each of the answers that I got -- from Evangelical to Liberal -- it was very clear that the real way that you understand what the Bible has to say to you as a Quaker, as an individual, is. Sworn testimony is evidence given by a witness who has made a commitment to tell the the witness is later found to have lied whilst bound by the commitment, they can often be charged with the crime of types of commitment can include oaths, affirmations and promises which are explained in more detail below.

What to Quakers Historically Believe. The Quakers started in England the 17 th Century by George Fox. George Fox asked his friend and Quaker Theologian Robert Barclay to write an Apology of the Quaker Faith, which he did.

Robert Barclay also wrote a catechism on the Quakers Faith using as answer Book only the Holy Scriptures. This entry was posted in Bad Quaker and the Constitution of The United States, Bad Quaker and War., Bad Quaker Theology, Voluntaryism and Law and tagged constitution of the united states, constitutional government, duty, honor, individual responsability, legitimate government, oath, oaths, quakers, religious society of friends, second amendment.

“A Personal Testimony Concerning the Contemporary Society of Friends by Wayne J Sturgeon (Ex-Quaker)” “I was born-again at age 19 and have been a Christian for ten years.

For most of that time I was actively involved in the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), both as an 'attender' and, until very recently, as a 'member'. Quakers and the Bible, and other ‘holy books’ Almost overwhelmingly, Quakers hold that the Bible is a collection of writings of human beings in ancient times, trying to express in the best way they could their understanding of God, and God’s relationship with them specifically and humanity in general.

Whitehead, George. An antidote against the venome of The snake in the grass, or, The book so stiled and the Christian people called Quakers vindicated from its most gross abuses and calumnies in certain reflections detecting the nameless author's malice, outrage, and persecution against the said people: unto which is annex'd a.

As is often the case, we fail to comprehend what lessons were taught under the Law, which is for us a wonderful example and opportunity for instruction. Begin with Numb the entire chapter.

It teaches us that oaths (vows) are permanently binding. If we break them, we are guilty to God. Readers of early Quaker literature cannot fail to be aware of the history of religious persecution of the Quakers in the seventeenth century.

Although the Act of Toleration of marked the end of its most extreme forms, Quakers continued to be subject to confiscation of goods, fines and imprisonment for refusing to pay church tithes or take oaths, and to be excluded from public office.

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He called this charge "a most untrue and unreasonable censure," and, citing John anddeclared that the "great and characteristic principle" of the Quakers is. This book provides the most comprehensive theological analysis to date of the work of early Quaker leaders.

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