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Quaker

a member of the Religious Society of Friends, a Christian sect founded by the English religious leader George Fox (1624--91) about 1650, whose central belief is the doctrine of the Inner Light. Quakers reject sacraments, ritual, and formal ministry, hold meetings at which any member may speak, and have promoted many causes for social reform
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They were mostly of Quakerly guise and cult, apparently, but the one old gentleman who visited us was of our small sect and perhaps came for the comfort of the little-friended doctrine which we shared with him.
Only practical agreement empirically obtained with like-minded people could hope to survive whether in Quakerly silence and consensus, or confrontation.
My friend was worried about whether these new converts were exhibiting proper "Quaker distinctives" ("theology," business process, and a Quakerly propriety in the practice of worship).