Definition of Quakerism

1. Noun. The theological doctrine of the Society of Friends characterized by opposition to war and rejection of ritual and a formal creed and an ordained ministry.

Generic synonyms: Theological Doctrine

Definition of Quakerism

1. n. The peculiar character, manners, tenets, etc., of the Quakers.

Definition of Quakerism

1. Noun. An alternate name for the belief system of the members of the Religious Society of Friends, an ostensibly Christian religious denomination that began in England in the 17th century. ¹

2. Noun. (derogatory) A behaviour, belief, etc. that is characteristic of Quakers. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quakerism

Quadrigesima Sunday
Quai d'Orsay
Quaker gun
Quaker guns
Quakerism (current term)
Quamoclit pennata
Quant's sign

Literary usage of Quakerism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1850)
"Change id Quakerism effected by ... publicly renounced Quakerism, and been baptized in our Churches (which are many, and daily increasing both in the city ..."

2. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"says LESLIE (writing in 1700), " betwixt those who have publicly renounced Quakerism, and been baptized in our Churches (which are таит, ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"... ion of quakerism and his controversial capacity are admitted by -feeders, such as Isaac Crewdson [qv] ; and 's much more searching than that of later he ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1891)
"The form Quakerism may take in highly cultured and religiously sensitive men and ... The actual position of Quakerism throughout the world is given in the ..."

5. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1896)
"Massachusetts was the first American colony in which Quakerism was preached. ... The person to plant the standard of Quakerism in the South was Elizabeth ..."

6. The Quakers of Iowa by Louis Thomas Jones (1914)
"THE RISE AND SPREAD OF Quakerism IT was during the reign of the Stuarts ... In this period of political, social, and religious upheaval Quakerism was born. ..."

7. History of English Nonconformity from Wiclif to the Close of the Nineteenth by Henry William Clark (1911)
"Quakerism was unfolding its wings. It is not without interest to note that 1643, ... Quakerism, in short, was a new protest of the Nonconformist spirit, ..."

8. The English in America: The Puritan Colonies by John Andrew Doyle (1887)
"We know Quakerism Quakerism. as & cree(j peculiarly careful of external decorum, ... Such was not the Quakerism with which Massachusetts was now threatened. ..."

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