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Introduction to George Fox

An introduction to George Fox

George Fox (1624 – 1690) from Leicestershire founded the Quaker movement. Watch this short video which describes Fox’s upbringing and early life prior to 1647 when he had a transforming spiritual experience.

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How radical was his message?

How did it conflict with the Christianity of the time?

You may find Timeline of Key Events, short biographies of the Key People and contextual notes and FAQs helpful.

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Radical Spirituality: the Early History of the Quakers

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