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What encouragement the apostle holds out to us. O my friends, that we might leave all our pretensions, and come to the truth in our own hearts.

 
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Elias Hicks
Elias Hicks
  • Born: March 19, 1748
  • Died: February 27, 1830
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Carpenter, Farmer

Elias Hicks was a traveling Quaker minister from Long Island, New York. In his ministry he promoted unorthodox doctrines that led to controversy, which caused the first major schism within the Religious Society of Friends. Elias Hicks was the older cousin of the painter Edward Hicks.

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