In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cuáquero masculinecuáquera feminine
- But at the same time, the Quakers were religious outlaws who emigrated to America.
- Some of these groups, including the Baptists, Quakers, and Mennonites, developed their own forms of worship.
- In line with his Quaker beliefs he declared himself a conscientious objector so he could not be drafted into the military.
- This had the effect of excluding Quakers from certain public offices, most significantly those of magistrates and judges.
- The Quakers also rejected the use of you as a polite form of address, and preferred thou, which to them signalled intimacy and equality.
- A Quaker has appeared in court after refusing to pay part of his taxes, in case the money was used for military purposes.
- Modern day Quakers will be leading tours around the building and the grounds and answering questions from visitors.
- I particularly enjoy the Sunday silence at my Quakers meeting house, which gives me much restoration of spirit.
- The movement he founded came to be known as the Quakers, or more correctly, the Religious Society of Friends.
- The company, which has its origins in the Quaker movement, devised the fund after requests from customers.
- We have allies among the Quakers, the Mennonites, and the members of the United Church of Christ.
- He had a good sense of humour and practised the Quaker principles of simplicity and humility.
- Eddington was not only a rising star in astronomy but a Quaker - a religious pacifist.
- The lecture will examine the faith and beliefs of 17th century Quakers and their relevance to today's society.
- Despite the attempts to prevent unlawful conventicles, the Baptists, Quakers, and other radicals were not to be uprooted.
- She wrote to the Society of Friends or Quakers in Dublin asking for relief and describing the appalling conditions of the times.
- Their tendency to ‘quake’ with religious fervor led most to refer to Friends as Quakers.
- It will not work to teach kids to be unaggressive because we do not have a society dominated by Quakers and pacifists.
- Indeed, he commended the Quakers, who rejected the sacraments, for their stress on God as Spirit.
- Un miembro de la Society of Friends, grupo religioso establecido en Inglaterra en el siglo XVII por George Fox. Su nombre deriva del hecho de que se observara a sus miembros temblar ("quake") de fervor religioso. Los cuáqueros creen en la iluminación interior y en sus reuniones se suele orar en silencio. Se oponen totalmente a la violencia y a la guerra y desempeñan un papel muy activo en la educación y en las obras de caridad.
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