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By: FOX, GEORGE.
Publisher: London,, Printed for Thomas Northcott, in George-Yard, in Lombard-Street.: MDCXCIV. . 1694
Item Number: 17824
"George Fox(1624-1691) founder of the Society of Friends. ""Born in Leicestershire and apprenticed to a shoemaker, he apparently had no formal schooling. In 1643 he parted from family and friends and traveled in search of enlightenment. After long painful struggles he came in 1646 to rely on the `Inner Light of the Living Christ.' He forsook church attendance, dismissed contemporary religious controversies as trivial, and in 1647 began to preach that truth is to be found in God's voice speaking to the soul--hence, `Friends of Truth' later abbreviated to `Friends.' In 1649 he ... View more info