Reading & Discussion (Sat, Sep 19, 2020)

>>>>Reading & Discussion (Sat, Sep 19, 2020)

QUAKERS AND GOVERNMENT

Saturday, September 19, 2020, 3:30 p.m. (via Zoom).

This ‘Reading & Discussion’ will discuss “Quakers and Government” from the text of the 1806 Rules of Discipline of the Yearly Meeting of Friends Held in Philadelphia that advises Friends to avoid involvement in civil government. How does this document read today?

Sources:

  • Rules of Discipline of the Yearly Meeting of Friends Held in Philadelphia, 1806. “Active Quaker quietists not a paradox”. Retrieved September 12, 2020 from: http://www.qhpress.org/texts/obod/civil.html

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