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Meaning of "Religious Society of Friends" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS

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WHAT DOES RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Religious Society of Friends

Quakers

Quakers are members of a family of religious movements collectively known as the Religious Society of Friends. The central unifying doctrine of these movements is the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine derived from a verse in the New Testament, 1 Peter 2:9. Most Friends view themselves as members of a Christian denomination. They include those with evangelical, holiness, liberal, and traditional conservative Quaker understandings of Christianity. Unlike many other groups that emerged within Christianity, the Religious Society of Friends has actively tried to avoid creeds and hierarchical structures. In 2007 there were approximately 359,000 adult members of Quaker meetings in the world. Today, around 89% of Friends worldwide practice programmed worship—that is, worship with singing and a prepared message from the Bible, often coordinated by a pastor. Around 11% of Friends practice waiting worship —that is worship where the order of service is not...

WORDS THAT END LIKE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS

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Synonyms and antonyms of Religious Society of Friends in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Religious Society of Friends» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

朋友的宗教社会
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Sociedad Religiosa de los Amigos
570 millions of speakers

English

Religious Society of Friends
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मित्र के धार्मिक समाज
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

جمعية الأصدقاء الدينية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Религиозное Общество Друзей
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sociedade Religiosa dos Amigos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধর্মীয় সমাজের বন্ধুরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Société religieuse des Amis
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pertubuhan Persahabatan Agama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Religiöse Gesellschaft der Freunde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キリスト友会
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

친구 의 종교 사회
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agama Masyarakat Sahabat
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Xã hội tôn giáo của bạn bè
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மத சமுதாயத்தின் நண்பர்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

धार्मिक सोसायटी ऑफ फ्रेंड्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dini Toplum Dostları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Società Religiosa degli Amici
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Religijne Towarzystwo Przyjaciół
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Релігійне Товариство Друзів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Societatea religioasă de prieteni
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Θρησκευτική Κοινωνία των Φίλων
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Godsdienstige Vereniging van Vriende
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Vännernas samfund
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Religiøs Society of Friends
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS»

Discover the use of Religious Society of Friends in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Religious Society of Friends and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Quakers: the Religious Society of Friends
A history of the Quakers--their founding, leaders, and development and growth in America, and an explanation of current functions of the organizations.
Kathleen Elgin, 1968
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Address of the Representatives of the Religious Society of ...
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings. the slaves, is equally true. The possession of irresponsible power, and the consequent temptations to its abuse, have a strong tendency to injure the moral ...
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings, 1837
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History of the Religious Society of Friends, Called by Some ...
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Charles Wetherill, 2008
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The Book of Discipline of the Religious Society of Friends
A Statement Adopted by the Philadelphia Yearly Meetings of the Religious Society of Friends 1934 "We declare our faith in those abiding truths taught and exemplified by Jesus Christ — that every individual of every race and nation, is of  ...
The Society of Friends, 2010
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An exposition of the faith of the Religious Society of ...
commonly called Quakers, in the fundamental doctrines of the Christian religion; principally selected from their early writings Thomas Evans. In his " Brief Concordance of the Names and Attributes, with sundry texts, relating to our blessed Lord ...
Thomas Evans, 1828
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Proceedings of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society ...
Signed by direction and on behalf of the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, held by adjournments. Fifth Month 25th to 30th, i9i8. To London Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Dear Friends : Your ...
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955), 1913
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Educational Institutions in the Religious Society of Friends
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Edward Hicks Magill, 2010
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An Exposition of the Faith of the Religious Society of ...
The religious Society of Friends has always sincerely believed, that the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament were given by Inspiration of God ; that holy men of old wrote them as they were moved by the Holy Ghost ; and that these ...
Thomas Evans, 1829
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Rules of Discipline of the Religious Society of Friends wi
Being Extracts from the Minutes and Epistles of Their Yearly Meetings Held in London from Its First Institution. 1 Cautiun with regard to a change of residence. REMOVALS AND SETTLEMENTS. WE feel it our concern to caution friends to be  ...
‎1834
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An Epistle to the Members of the Religious Society of ...
John Mott. and to number us with the idol worshippers of all ages; for idolatry is the same at all times, and consisteth in a departure from God and his worship, and a cleaving unto and prefering his gifts before him. Nor will children and servants ...
John Mott, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Religious Society of Friends is used in the context of the following news items.
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Structure of Board raises some concerns that it is out of touch
The Friends' Educational Association, a conglomeration of Quakers from the ... continued to be affiliated with the Religious Society of Friends until the 1930s. «Swarthmore College The Phoenix Online, Apr 15»
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Religions unite against referendum
Muslim, Quaker, and Christian groups have called for a “conscience clause” to be ... clerk of the Galway preparative meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, ... «Irish Examiner, Apr 15»
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The bishops' election letter is mild, not radical
Politics is about the running of society, about wealth and power and how they ... the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the Union of Welsh Independents ... «Ekklesia, Feb 15»
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Mount Toby Friends mark 50th anniversary of meetinghouse in …
Members of the Mount Toby Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends gather in the Meetinghouse on Sunday for a photograph, sitting in the places they ... «GazetteNET, Sep 14»
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Quakers have 'underground railroad' to help gay Ugandans escape …
According to Buzzfeed, members of the religious group – also known as the The Religious Society of Friends – have formed an organisation called the Friends ... «PinkNews.co.uk, Jul 14»
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Court invents new religious rights for business in Hobby Lobby …
The Supreme Court Monday decided that the religious rights of for-profit ... The Religious Society of Friends, for example, sincerely opposes all forms of war and ... «Patriot-News, Jun 14»
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4 Things We Can All Learn From One Of America's Oldest Religious
For at least an hour each week, Quakers -- or more formally known as the Religious Society of Friends -- come together in this room for what is called a meeting ... «Huffington Post, Jun 14»
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Quaker Parody 'What Does George Fox Say' Is The Best Way To …
The Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, were founded by a man named George Fox-- and what better way to explain his teachings than with a ... «Huffington Post, Jan 14»
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Quakers Build a Bridge of Friendship: Hanover Society Plans …
It's not new for members of the Religious Society of Friends in the two regions to commune — the trip is part of a more than 20-year-old relationship between ... «Valley News, Oct 13»
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Same-Sex Marriage To Be 'Illegal' in the Church of England and …
The government's proposed legislation means that the law will allow some religious organizations, such as the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), ... «JURIST, Dec 12»

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