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SECT. I.-Marriage-Regulations and example of George Fox,
relative to Marriage-Present regulations, and manner of
the celebration of it among the Quakers, p.
SECT. II.-Those who marry out of the society, are disowned
-Various reasons for such a measure-Objection to it-
SECT. III-But the disowned may be restored to member-
Sect. iv.—More women disowned on this account than men
-Probable causes of this difference of number, p. 19
SECT. I.-Funerals-Extravagance and pageantry of ancient
and modern funerals-These discarded by the Quakers-
Plain manner in which they inter their dead, p.
SECT. 11.-Quakers use no tomb-stones, nor monumental in-
scriptions-Various reasons of their disuse of these, p. 27
SECT. III.-Neither do they use mourning garments-Reasons
why they thus differ from the world-These reasons farther
elucidated by considerations on Court-mourning, p.
Occupations-Agriculture declining among the Quakers--
SECT. 1.-Trade-Quakers view trade as a moral question-
Prohibit a variety of trades and dealings on this account-
various other wholesome regulations concerning it, p. 46
SECT. 11. But though the Quakers thus prohibit many trades,
they are found in some which are considered objectionable by
the world-These specified and examined, p.
Settlement of differences-Abstain from duels and also from
law-Have recourse to arbitration-Their rules concerning
arbitration-An account of an Arbitration Society at New-
castle upon Tyne, on Quaker-principles, p.
SECT. I-Poor-No beggars among the Quakers-Manner
of relieving and providing for the poor, p.
SECT. 11-Education of the children of the poor provided for
-Observations on the number of the Quaker-poor-and on
Invitation to a perusal of this part of the work-The necessity
of humility and charity in religion on account of the limited
powers of the human understanding-Object of this invita-
God has given to all, besides an intellectual, a spiritual under-
Except a man has a portion of the same spirit, which Jesus,
and the Prophets, and the Apostles had, he cannot know spi-
ritual things-This doctrine confirmed by St. Paul-And
elucidated by a comparison between the faculties of men and
Neither except he has a portion of the same spirit, can he know
the scriptures to be of divine origin, nor can he spiritually
understand them-Objection to this doctrine-Reply, p. 113
This spirit, which has been thus given to men in different de-
grees, has been given them as a teacher or guide in their spi-
ritual concerns-Way in which it teaches, p.
This spirit may be considered as the primary and infallible
guide-and the scriptures but a secondary means of instruc-
tion-but the Quakers do not undervalue the latter on this
account-Their opinion concerning them, p.
This spirit, as a primary and infallible guide, has been given to
men universally-From the creation to Moses-From Moses
to Christ-From Christ to the present day, p.
SECT. I.And as it has been given universally to men, so it has
been given them sufficiently-Those who resist it, quench it
-Those who attend to it, are in the way of redemption, p. 153
SECT. II.This spirit then besides its office of a spiritual
guide, performs that of a Redeemer to men-Redemption out-
ward and inward-Inward effected by this spirit, p
SECT. III.-Inward redemption produces a new birth—and
leads to perfection-This inward redemption possible to
SECT. iv.-New birth and perfection more particularly ex-
pluined—New birth as real from " the spiritual seed of the
SECT. I. Possibility of redemption to all denied by the fa-
vourers of “ Election and Reprobation”—Quaker-refutation
Sect. II.-Quaker refutation continued, po
Recapitulation of all the doctrines advanced-Objection that the
Quakers make every thing of the Spirit and but little of Fe-
sus Christ Attempt to show that Christians often differ
without a just cause_Or that there is no material differ-
ence between the creeds of the Quakers and that of the ob-
Sect. 1.-Ministers of the Gospel Quakers conceive that the
spirit of God alone can qualify for the ministry-Women
equally qualified with men—Way in which ministers are cal-
léd and acknowledged among the Quakers, p.
Sect. 11.- Quaker-ministers, when acknowledged, engage in
family visits-Nature of these and sometimes in missions
through England and sometimes in foreign parts, p. 231
Elders. Their origin and their office These are not to meddle
with the discipline of the church, p. .
Sect 1.-Worship is usually made to consist of prayer
Sect. 11.-Silent worship-Manner of it-Worship not neces-