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ON THE

DISTINGUISHING VIEWS & PRACTICES

OF THE

SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.

BY

JOSEPH JOHN GURNEY.

THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS NOT IN WORD, BUT IN POWER.-1 Cor. iv. 20.

A NEW EDITION.

NORWICH :

JOSIAH FLETCHER, HAYMARKET;
LONDON : HARVEY AND DARTON, GRACECHURCH STREET ;
AND C. GILPIN, 5, BISHOPSGATE STREET WITHOUT.

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

BY EXCHANGE

MAR 29 1941

NORWICH:

PRINTED BY JOSIAH FLETCHER, UPPER HAYMARKET.

PREFACE.

Among the arguments employed in the course of the following Observations, there are some which are urged upon the attention of such persons, exclusively, as already possess an intimate knowledge of the character and circumstances of the Society of Friends.

The present volume is, in fact, intended chiefly for the use of the junior members of that Society. Το these the essays contained in it may be considered to be addressed. I am persuaded that there are not a few of them who, although brought up in the Society, are not sufficiently informed respecting the religious principles by which it is distinguished; and who, perhaps, have seldom reflected, with accuracy, on the Christian and scriptural grounds of our several distinguishing views.

It has fallen to my lot to be brought into familiar acquaintance with serious Christians of several deno

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