(the) Society of Friends

(the) Society of Friends
the formal name for the ↑Quakers.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Society of Friends (Quakers) —     Society of Friends (Quakers)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Society of Friends (Quakers)     The official designation of an Anglo American religious sect originally styling themselves Children of Truth and Children of Light , but in scorn by… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Society of Friends — n. Religious Society of Friends, Quakers, Christian sect founded in England in 1652 by George Fox having no formal sacraments or priesthood and opposing violence (the basic belief of the Society of Friends is that divine revelation is… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Religious Society of Friends — The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers, was founded in England in the 17th century as a Christian religious denomination by people who were dissatisfied with the existing denominations and sects of Christianity.… …   Wikipedia

  • Society of Friends of Science — ( pl. Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Nauk, TPN) was one of the first Polish scientific society which functioned in Warsaw from 1800 to 1832.NamesIn Polish, the society was also known as Warszawskie Królewskie Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Nauk (Warsaw Royal… …   Wikipedia

  • The Society of Jesus —     The Society of Jesus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Society of Jesus     (Company of Jesus, Jesuits)     See also DISTINGUISHED JESUITS, JESUIT APOLOGETIC, EARLY JESUIT GENERALS, and fou …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Jesuits (The Society of Jesus) —     The Society of Jesus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Society of Jesus     (Company of Jesus, Jesuits)     See also …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Society of the Friends of Peasants — (Danish: Bondevennernes Selskab )was a liberal Danish political society founded on 5 May 1846 by members of the provincial consultative assemblies Johan Christian Drewsen and Balthasar Christensen with the intent to promote the liberation of the… …   Wikipedia

  • The Society of M.I.C.E. — The Society of M.I.C.E. is a charitable organisation founded in 1961, by a group of dedicated entertainers in Kingston upon Hull.The Society was the idea of Al Gillyon, who first proposed the idea.Based on the Grand Order of Water Rats, MICE is… …   Wikipedia

  • Society of Friends — Society of Friends, the the formal name of the Quakers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • The Society for Human Rights — was established in Chicago, Illinois in 1924, started by Henry Gerber and a group of friends. It was the first known American foundation that was recognized as a gay rights organization, and produced the first American publication for homosexuals …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”