Quaker Writings An Anthology, 1650-1920

ISBN-10: 0143106317
ISBN-13: 9780143106319
Edition: 2010
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

An illuminating collection of work by members of the Religious Society of Friends. Covering nearly three centuries of religious development, this comprehensive anthology brings together writings from prominent Friends that illustrate the development of Quakerism, show the nature of Quaker spiritual life, discuss Quaker contributions to European and American civilization, and introduce the diverse community of Friends, some of whom are little remembered even among Quakers today. It gives a balanced overview of Quaker history, spanning the globe from its origins to missionary work, and explores daily life, beliefs, perspectives, movements within the community, and activism throughout the world. It is an exceptional contribution to contemporary understanding of religious thought.

Thomas D. Hamm is archivist for the Friends Collection and professor of history at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. This is his fourth book on Quakerism.

Introduction
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Texts
Beginnings, 1645-1660
Founders
George Fox
James Nayler
Margaret Fell
Declaring the Word of the Lord
First Publishers of Truth
Calls to Witness
Katharine Evans and Sarah Chevers
Advices
Advices of the Elders of Balby
Opposition
Francis Higginson
Sufferings
George Bishop
Maturing, 1661-1690
Women's Ministry Justified
Margaret Fell
Quakerism Defended
William Penn
Robert Barclay
George Fox
Experience
Mary Penington
A Prison Letter
John Boweter
Last Words
Margaret Fell Fox
Quietism, 1690-1820
Travels and Travails
Elizabeth Webb
John Woolman
Sarah Grubb
Dreams and Visions
Samuel Fothergill
John Beals
Joseph Hoag
A Good Death
Mary Turner
Creativity and Controversy, 1820-1870
Three Visions of Faith
Elias Hicks
Joseph John Gurney
John Wilbur
Reform
Elizabeth Fry
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee
Elizabeth Heyrick
Levi Coffin
Lucretia Mott
Controversy
The Friend
Waterloo Yearly Meeting of Congregational Friends
Separate Ways, 1870-1920
A Revived Quakerism
David B. Updegraff
Hannah Whitall Smith
Mahalah Jay
Liberal Quakerism
John William Graham
Rufus M. Jones
Joan Mary Fry
Peace
Origins
A Declaration
A Vision of Peace
William Penn
The American Revolution
Abel Thomas
The Civil War
Rachel Hicks
North Carolina Yearly Meeting
West Branch Monthly Meeting
The Twentieth Century
Jesse H. Holmes
World Conference of Friends

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