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What do Christians believe? Show more Show less

Of the world’s population of 7.8 billion, Christianity is the most widely practised religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. Next in popularity are 1.5 billion followers of Islam and 900 million Hindu. There are many beliefs that Christians have in common. There are however, not unsurprisingly, also many differences in the more than 21,000 Christian denominations.

Quakers - points of difference Show more Show less

There are around 210,000 Quakers in the world. Some do and some don’t consider themselves Christian.
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Quakers Holy books

Unlike other denominations, Quakers do not believe any one book is the 'Word of God'.
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Quakers do not regard any book as being the actual 'word of God'. Conscience gives a guide to conduct. Although they see the Bible as an inspirational book, they don't see it as the only one, and read other books that can guide their lives.[1]

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  1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/subdivisions/quakers_1.shtml

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