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Old 12-12-2003, 11:27 AM   #53
kurlykitty
 
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Originally Posted by discgirl
Sounds as if you're describing old school plain dress Mennonites or Amish or what we called "Pentecostals" where I grew up.
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Originally Posted by discgirl
I referenced the "plain dressed" people b/c oftentimes, they adhere to the code you're referencing just as do some modern-day Quakers.
Are you talking about Quakers (Society of Friends) or the Amish? They are very different denominations, in appearance as well as in belief and practice. Modern Quakers do not dress any differently than others, though they were know for their plain dress in the late 1700s.
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