Philadelphia Reflections

The musings of a physician who has served the community for over six decades

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Religious Philadelphia
William Penn wanted a colony with religious freedom. A considerable number, if not the majority, of American religious denominations were founded in this city. The main misconception about religious Philadelphia is that it is Quaker-dominated. But the broader misconception is that it is not Quaker-dominated.

Christ Church Memorabilia

Christ Church Memorabilia

C hrist Church in Philadelphia was established in 1695, and was thus recently celebrating its 310th anniversary with an exhibition of the church's artifacts. They are listed here after an anonymous article in Beaumont News:

Books were sent in 1697 by Thomas Bray.

In 1701, Queen Anne sent the communion silver.

In 1727 Philip Syng carved the baptismal basin.

There is a prayer book altered on July 4, 1776, to remove King George's name.

Originally published: Tuesday, June 20, 2006; most-recently modified: Monday, May 20, 2019

i think it is a great place when i went to see it with my school. there is many bodies on the floor and when i die i would like to be one of them i think it is a great church. may god be with all of you. AMEN!
Posted by: eddie   |   May 14, 2007 10:45 AM