Society of Friends
   See Quakers.

Encyclopedia of Protestantism. . 2005.

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  • Religious Society of Friends — the full name for SOCIETY OF FRIENDS * * * …   Universalium

  • Religious Society of Friends. — See Society of Friends. * * * …   Universalium

  • Friends, Society of — known as Quakers Protestant denomination that arose in England in the mid 17th century. The movement began with radical English Puritans called Seekers, who rejected the Anglican church and other existing Protestant sects. They took their faith… …   Universalium

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