I put down William Penn’s Sword

There is a famous Quaker parable which consists of an exchange between William Penn, and George Fox.Penn is regarded as the father of Democracy in the United States. Thomas Jefferson called him "the greatest law giver the world has produced." He was also a Quaker, a pacifist, and the founder of Pennsylvania in 1682. The principles of representative government, separation of church and state, and elimination of nobility in Pennsylvania were largely the inspiration for including those … [Read more...]