Quakers in Briain

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    Website of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain. "...Quakerism started in England in the second half of the 17th century, during the aftermath of the English Civil War; a time when many people were interested in radically reshaping religion, politics and society. Early Quakers started preaching around the North of England, and then further afield around Britain, gathering followers who were convinced by their radical ideas. The key beliefs of Quakerism were formed at this time. They include the idea that each individual can experience inner light, or the voice of God, without needing a priest, or the Bible. This belief has evolved to mean that Quakers don't have strict set rules governing their Church – how each individual chooses to act, if it is driven by this inner light, is valid. It also means that Quakers believe there is that of God in everyone..."
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    Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
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    Link: https://www.quaker.org.uk/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 3 months ago
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