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Quakers and humanists

W. H. Thorpe

Quakers and humanists

with a shortened version of a paper on vitalism and organicism given at a conference on the uniqueness of man in Minnesota, U.S.A., 1968

by W. H. Thorpe

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Published by Friends Home Service Committee in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends -- Doctrinal and controversial works,
  • Humanism, Religious.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 100-101.

    SeriesSwarthmore lecture -- 1968
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX7731.2 T45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8,101p.
    Number of Pages8101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18316071M

    The Prophet Disarmed: Milton and the Quakers they promoted a secular pacifism that recalls the language of Renaissance Christian humanists like More and Erasmus and anticipates the pragmatic critiques of war formulated by Enlightenment philosophes. Book 3 relates Satan's effort to tempt the Son with various attractions of military. What Is Humanism? By Fred Edwords [My book says] that there is an old, old conflict between the secular view of the world and the religious view of the Humanists twist no biblical doctrine to justify such actions. They recognize the Promethean defiance of their response and take pride in it. For this is part of the tradition.

    Books about Quakers This is a short list of publications we recommend for newcomers or people interested in finding out about Quakers. You can find all of these titles and many more at QuakerBooks of FGC. For a first introduction: Letters to a Fellow Seeker: A Short Introduction to the Quaker Way by Steve Chase.   Quaker Book Reviews from Friends Journal. Friends Journal is made for readers, learners, and seekers. The Books column aims to introduce our readers to all manner of media relevant to the Quaker experience. Every issue is packed with insightful and honest reviews of books of interest to Friends, including the occasional music album, film, or.

    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 .   The second section of the book is about Quakers from a naturalist’s perspective, and science from my perspective, and Friends’ outreach to scientists. The third section is a review of Friends’ writings that led to the Quaker nontheism of today, and a review of religious naturalism in the time of George Fox.


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Is this diversity a problem. Only to those who stubbornly insist that they alone know the way, the truth and the life.” —David Boulton, Quaker humanist, editor of Godless for God’s Sake (a book of essays by twenty-seven nontheist Quakers).

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