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 122

Mastery and Pride

FRIENDS, To that which is Pure I speak, in which is Unity, where no defiled thing shall enter. Silence all Flesh, who strive about Words, in which is no Profit; who would draw you out of your Conditions and others out of their Conditions: Therefore be Low, and mind that which is Low, to draw you out of Contention. And strive not for Mastery, and do not exercise Lordship over one another; but mind that which is Pure, which keeps you in the Fear of the Lord God. For if your Minds go from that which is Pure, ...

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