Religious Society of Friends

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a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660

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Brian Frater, head of development control at Scottish Borders Council, said: 'The Religious Society of Friends are opposed to a use which would have an adverse impact on the use of their premises for silent worship.
The nonprofit Kendal Corporation's approach to providing a home for older people is rooted in the principles of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), with emphasis on respect, independence and choice.
The Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, was created in response to initiatives taken by members of the Religious Society of Friends (or Quakers) to form a British peace studies center similar to centers in Scandinavia and North America.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Faith and Practice: A Book of Christian Discipline (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 1972).
The Religious Society of Friends, more commonly known as Quakers, began in the religious ferment of England in the 1600s.
Established in 1961 under the care of Friends Meeting at Cambridge, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), CFS's mission is to provide an outstanding education.
The AFSC, which is affiliated with the Religious Society of Friends (the Quakers), began displaying a much larger exhibit with boots representing dead soldiers from all around the country.
The tiny hamlet of High Flatts with its ancient buildings and cobbled streets was once exclusively occupied by members of the Quakers, the Religious Society of Friends.
The week sees a radical departure from the traditional modesty associated with the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers as they are more commonly known.
To these churches may be added the traditional "peace churches", notably The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) who have been objecting to the existence of the present Trident for some considerable time.
It was founded in 1833 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
And I joined the Religious Society of Friends, with its testimonies of peace, simplicity and equality, and the worship that offers silence for my excitable personality.