On this date in 1691 (Jan. 13th), George Fox died. (He was born in July 1624, exact day unknown.) ‪#‎Pacifist‬. ‪#‎Dissenter‬. ‪#‎Mystic‬. Street preacher. Tract writer. Disturber of public order. Flouter of social conventions. Advocate for equality of the sexes. Advocate for simplicity in lifestyle. Opponent of creeds and rituals. Opponent of tithes and paid clergy. Believed that the Inner Light resides in each and every human being. Early leader of the movement that became known as the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Buried in or near Bunhill Fields, London, England.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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