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Quaker Writings

Quaker Writings

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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 It's origins to missionary work, and explores daily life, beliefs, perspectives, movements within the community, and activism throughout the world.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Suggestions for Further Reading -- A Note on the Texts –

Part I. 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 –

Part II. 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 –

Part III. 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 –

 Part IV. 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 –

Part V. 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 –

Part VI. 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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