Quaker by convincement. by Geoffrey Hubbard

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .

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SeriesPelican books, A1663
LC ClassificationsBX7731.2 .H82
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Pagination254 p.
Number of Pages254
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Open LibraryOL5093698M
ISBN 100140216634
LC Control Number74165322

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I read Quaker by Convincement 25 years ago and because it explained Quakerism in a down-to-earth, easy to understand way it helped me make up my mind to become an attender at Quaker meetings (for 10 years) and then a Friend (full member). I think that for a person of the hippy generation, their liberal attitude, spirituallity and peace 4/5(6).

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Somewhere I learned about the concepts of convincement, conviction, and conversion. All different aspects of the Quaker journey. I didn't understand the second term, and was annoyed by the third (hey, we're Quakers, we don't do that).

And then I underwent both of these latter experiences myself--many years after my convincement. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, "Reprint with revisions." Description.

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Quaker by Convincement It's a Quaker by convincement. book more dense than Quaker Book of Wisdom, a bit more in depth, but still, I think, an easy, fluid read. I like it because it is by a secular Friends and that "speaks to my condition." Helpful.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 6. Convincement – a discovery of truth by the working of the Spirit, as in “Quaker by convincement,” one who has become convinced of the truth of the Quaker way. It is used to describe anyone who joins the Religious Society of Friends by request.

Compare with birthright. A person may thus be both a birthright and a convinced Friend. Mackenzie: Welcome back to Quaker Faith and Podcasts with Mackenzie and Micah. We had a listener request to talk about the book of Revelation and the next chapter in the book was about the Lamb’s War so we figured it would be a good idea to put the book of revelation stuff before the Lamb’s War stuff as an intro to that.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hobart, John Henry, Quaker by convincement. New York, McKay []. Welcome to my website. I'm a writer (memoir, essays, profiles), a writing teacher, and an editor. I also serve as publisher of SHARK REEF Literary Magazine and a staff writer for The Wayfarer Magazine.

Please take a look around the site to learn more about my three books, Hiking Naked (Homebound Publications), BOUNTY: Lopez Island Farmers. Worst of all, the book is riddled with factual errors and generalizations. Do "all" Friends share a "convincement" (wrong use of this Quaker word) about the afterlife.

Are all Friends in the West and Midwest "programmed" Friends and members of Friends United Meeting who refer to themselves as evangelicals. In he moved to Canada, where he founded the Montreal Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. He served as clerk of the Meeting for many years.

He moved to the Philadelphia area in and worked with the American Friends Service Committee. David McCay Inc. published his autobiography, Quaker by Convincement, in   But I became a convinced Christian long before I became a convinced Quaker.

Convincement consists, I believe, of equal parts of intellect and emotion. Authentic Quaker spirituality maintains that balance.

As a Friend, I do not affirm my faith aloud every week through the words of the Nicene Creed as many other Christians do. Pendle Hill is a study, retreat, and conference center located on 24 tranquil acres in the heart of a Quaker community near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Elton Trueblood, asserts that Barclay "saved the Quaker movement from extinction by giving Fox's preaching an intellectual form, capable of rational defense." (1) Barclay’s best-known work, The Apology for the True Christian Divinity expressed.

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This article was first published in The Friend on 12 May Marcelle Martin () Our Life is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey (Inner Light Books) “Comprehending how Quakers have experienced the spiritual journey can help everyone understand and cooperate more fully in the movement of the Spirit that wants to transform the human race now, as we face the challenges of our day.” (p.6).

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Quaker convincement and marriage. Inhowever, he followed the example of his father, and joined the recently formed Society of Friends after returning to Scotland. Soon afterwards he began to write in defence of the movement, by publishing in Truth cleared of Calumnies, and a Catechism and Confession of Faith ().

Stocking Lane, D16 V3F8 Phone: ++ 1 Email: [email protected] CHY: CRA: This book is unique in Quaker literature: a collection of scholarly articles, with extensive citation of research literature, intending to provide (I quote from the back cover) “comprehensive coverage of the history, theology, and sociology of Quakerism,” “reflecting the international vibrancy of the movement today.” Convincement.

His convincement and conversion happen in one moment: a three-page passage full of the vivid pyrotechnics of an inner apocalypse, a continuous string of more than thirty separate references to scripture, at least twenty-five them apocalyptic passages such as M Jeremiah, or Isaiah, and eighteen from the book of Revelation.

The comprehensive citations in the book underscore how much research the author undertook to produce this impressive book. Refreshingly, Murphy is just as quick to tell you what the record doesn’t show: a key example is his noting that the exact circumstances and timing of Penn’s convincement—his conversion to Quakerism—aren’t known.

This is an important book for its contents, but it is also to be highly commended for the depth of its research, how well it is written and its accessibility.' Religious Studies Review, () 'a thoroughly enjoyable book, one that should be of use to scholars of Quakerism and of early modern religion and radicalism more generally.'.

Formerly the Quaker Studies teacher at Pendle Hill, a well-traveled Friend, Doug has worked for the American Friends Service Committee, served among Friends as a pastor, and taught at the Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, England, as well as at Pendle Hill. Doug is a student of the Bible and of early Quakerism.

Quakers, also called Friends, are a historically Christian denomination whose formal name is the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church. Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one".

Some profess the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine. Clerk: Quaker meetings and churches use clerks to oversee the inner workings of the meeting. Convener: The chairperson of a committee.

Convincement: a discovery of Truth, as in "Quaker by convincement." It is used to describe anybody who joins the Society as opposed to being born into a Quaker. Wednesday Night Quaker Gathering on Zoom Members and attenders of Millville Friends Meeting are invited to meet with Millville Friends for a mid-week Zoom.

Reading a Quaker's Book: Elizabeth Ashbridge's Testimony of Quaker Literary Theory Michele L. Tarter College of New Jersey, beginning of her convincement experience.

The words have pierced and stirred her very soul, and her spontaneous outpouring of emotion - her religious. Description. Our Quaker Ancestors sets out to acquaint the researcher with the types of Quaker records that are available, the location of the records, and the proper and effective use of those records, guiding him through the pyramidal “meeting” structure to the records of birth, marriage, death, disownment, and removal awaiting him in record repositories across the country.

The book opens with a copy of the record of " First Publishers " for the district, prepared but, apparently, never sent to London, as requested, and then its subject is traced through childhood, school-days and military life, to Quaker convincement, followed by service, suffering and martyrdom.

Certainly, the Quaker account is far more vivid, but the two narratives both describe the same sequence of events. [2] The two accounts explicitly disagree on one small detail. From the Inside Out: Observations on Quaker Work at the United Nations. By David Atwood, Friends Book Sales 54 pages.

$/paperback. Via Amazon. Via PDF free download. Sincethe Religious Society of Friends has had a role at the United Nations through the work of the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO). A tale of two Quakers --Introduction: "Convincement" --How the Quakers invented America --Faith versus feeling --The meaning of the Light --The significance of Jesus --How Quakers approach the Bible --The good Quaker --The holy experiment --Living in the light of eternity.

Conservative Friends are members of a certain branch of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). In the United States of America, Conservative Friends belong to three Yearly Meetings, Ohio, North Carolina, and h Friends affiliated with the Conservative branch tend to use the term Primitive, or (less frequently) Plain.

Start by marking “Open for transformation: Being Quaker (Swarthmore Lecture Book )” as Want to Read: Only with the second generation of Friends – those brought up as Quakers, who were waiting for their own convincement – did these hallmarks of a faithful life become aspirational codes, a way to live out their personal ‘in the /5(16).Carl Alexander, we are all equal as Quakers in our convincement, and birthright Quakers need a kind of convincement too.

Convincement is a matter of spiritual opening rather than longevity. I am a convinced Friend now participating for close to years.Edited by Angelina Conti, Cara Curtis, C.

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