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George Fox: an ecological Quaker perspective
George Fox is regarded as the principal leader of the early Quaker movement during the 17th century. He sometimes wrote movingly about caring for other animals and the rest of the physical creation, but he also seems to have encouraged Quaker involvement in trade and business which led to the exploitation of both people and the natural world. What is
George Fox: a Universalist Quaker perspective
George Fox is regarded as the principal leader of the early Quaker movement during the 17th century. Although his religious vision was firmly rooted in a biblical and Christian world view, his emphasis on the universal availability of the Holy Spirit, seems to have transcended the normal boundary-lines of faith identity. In what ways was Fox a universalist? Rex Ambler