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  • Nonconformist :
    Someone who does not conform to, or refuses to be bound by, accepted beliefs, customs, or practices. It usually refers to a Protestant church that does not observe the doctrines of the Church of England or Roman Catholics and includes - Baptists, Congregationalists, Methodists, Presbyterians, Quakers, Unitarians and members of the United Reformed Church
  • Quaker:
    A member of the Religious Society of Friends or Quakers. The Quakers were a radical nonconformist Christian religious group established by George Fox (1624 - 91) that believed that God's light existed in eveyone. They had a strong sense of morality and social justice

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