Kenneth S.P. Morse Quaker Religious Society of Friends

Kenneth S. P. Morse

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Kenneth Morse and Ida Chamness 1944
Photo of Ida Chamness and Kenneth Morse, 1944
(See Memorial for Ida Chamness (1867-1952), Quaker minister, written by Kenneth Morse.)

Kenneth Morse was born in Cleveland, OH, on 4th Month Seventh 1898 -- died 11th Month First 1982 in Baltimore, MD. He was convinced while sitting on a porch swing about the year 1914, when he heard a voice that said, "All war is wrong." Later in his academic career while at Harvard, he attended the Gurneyite Meeting at Cambridge. One First Day it was announced at meeting that two ministers from the "smaller body" would be in attendance at the afternoon meeting. These men were Cyrus Cooper and his companion, James Henderson. He remarked that he had never heard preaching after the Spirit before that time. He used to say that our duty as Friends was to turn people to the voice or light within them that is Christ. (As related to me by Friend Patrick J. Burns.)

Some of his Testimonies to the Truth With grateful acknowledgement to Friend Patrick J. Burns for sending me these Testimonies.

See also Ancient Worthy Elizabeth Stirredge.
Kenneth S.P. Morse Quaker Religious Society of Friends
Kenneth S.P. Morse Quaker Religious Society of Friends
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Epistle 51
1653

Concerning the Cross of Christ

THE Cross . . . being minded, which is Pure and Eternal, it makes a Separation from all other Lovers (and brings to God) and the ground of evil Thoughts comes to be opened, . . . which Cross overturns the World in the Heart. Which Cross must be taken up by all, who follow Jesus Christ, out of the World, which hath an End, into the World which is without End; and all the evil things of the World must be denied: . . . where the World is standing, the Cross is not lived in. . . .

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