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Notes on the Gentle Art of Herding Cats Post Cards

Notes on the Gentle Art of Herding Cats Postcard

This is the story of Mary Dyer whose indomitable efforts to seek and find “freedom to worship” lead eventually to her death. Her quest began when she and her husband sailed from old to new England in 1635. Landing in Boston, they were soon disillusioned by the intolerant practices and beliefs of the Puritans, who considered that all truth could be found in the Old Testament—and only there.

This is the story of Mary Dyer whose indomitable efforts to seek and find “freedom to worship” lead eventually to her death. Her quest began when she and her husband sailed from old to new England in 1635. Landing in Boston, they were soon disillusioned by the intolerant practices and beliefs of the Puritans, who considered that all truth could be found in the Old Testament—and only there.

The Quaker Tapestry consists of 77 panels illustrating the history of the Quakers from the 17th century up to the present day. The idea of Quaker Anne Wynn-Wilson, the tapestry has a permanent home at the Friends Meeting House at Kendal, Cumbria, England.  The design was heavily influenced by the Bayeux Tapestry, and includes similar design choices. Each panel measures 25 inches wide by 21 inches tall.  4,000 men, women and children from 15 countries worked on the panels between 1981 and…

The Quaker Tapestry consists of 77 panels illustrating the history of the Quakers from the 17th century up to the present day. The idea of Quaker Anne Wynn-Wilson, the tapestry has a permanent home at the Friends Meeting House at Kendal, Cumbria, England. The design was heavily influenced by the Bayeux Tapestry, and includes similar design choices. Each panel measures 25 inches wide by 21 inches tall. 4,000 men, women and children from 15 countries worked on the panels between 1981 and…

History: Penn often published defenses of the Religious Society of Friends. In 1671, he and George Whitehead (1636–1723), a founder of the Quaker movement in England, collaborated on such a publication. Note: the word apology is used as "explanation for"

History: Penn often published defenses of the Religious Society of Friends. In 1671, he and George Whitehead (1636–1723), a founder of the Quaker movement in England, collaborated on such a publication. Note: the word apology is used as "explanation for"

sometimes shaken, often stirred Mousepad Quakers..sometimes shaken, often stirred...

sometimes shaken, often stirred Mousepad

sometimes shaken, often stirred Mousepad Quakers..sometimes shaken, often stirred...

What happens at the Meetinghouse.... Post Cards

What happens at the Meetinghouse.... Postcard

What happens at the Meetinghouse.... Post Cards

Painting: Margaret Fell and George Fox accompanied [Click through for large version] - Swarthmore Hall (w/c on paper), Penstone, John Jewell (fl.1835-95) / © Newport Museum and Art Gallery, South Wales / The Bridgeman Art Library. Available print at Allposters.com

Painting: Margaret Fell and George Fox accompanied [Click through for large version] - Swarthmore Hall (w/c on paper), Penstone, John Jewell (fl.1835-95) / © Newport Museum and Art Gallery, South Wales / The Bridgeman Art Library. Available print at Allposters.com

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