Great Religions of World by -National Geo Society- 1 Para

On both sides of the Atlantic the role of the dissenter long remained hard. Take George Fox, founder of the Quakers.. the Quakers worshiped without clergy in plain steeple-less meeting houses. Sitting thoughtfully, one might rise to speak from the heart of mind, then another, then all would listen to the inner voice. In 1681 the Quakers found a New World home in Penn's Woods-- Pennsylvania-- named for their patron William Penn, Fox's most illustrious disciple. (375:2)

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