Quaker spirituality plain speech witness

Quaker Testimonies on the Plain Language Witness

Quaker Spirituality and the Use of Plain Speech

  • Excerpt on Peculiar Customs of Quakers - Chapter Three - Language from Thomas Clarkson's A Portraiture of Quakerism, Volume I (pdf)
  • No Need to be Ashamed of the Plain Language by Kenneth Morse
  • Elizabeth Stirredge's exhortation to her children to adhere to plain speech and plain dress.
  • No. 12. Worldly Customs by Kenneth Morse
  • "Thee and Thou"
  • A Letter to the Truly Concerned by Kenneth Morse

Elizabeth Gurney Fry, Quaker humanitarian (1780-1845)
I used to think and do now how little dress matters. But I find it almost impossible to keep to the principles of Friends without altering my dress and speech. . . . They appear to me a sort of protector to the principles of Christianity in the present state of the world.
Quaker spirituality plain speech witness
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Epistle 264
1669

"God's Ordinance"

AND all Men that hunts after Woman, from Woman to Woman; and also Women, whose Affections run sometimes after one Man, and soon after to another, and so hold one another in Affection, and so draws out the Affections one of another; and after a while leave one another, and go to others, and then do the same things there; these doings are more like Sodom than Saints, and is not of God's moving or joyning, where they are not to be parted. For Marriage is God's Ordinance, and God's Command one to ...

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