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short history of Quakerism

Emmott, Elizabeth Braithwaite

short history of Quakerism

(earlier periods)

by Emmott, Elizabeth Braithwaite

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Published by Swarthmore Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends.

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    Statementby Elizabeth Braithwaite Emmott ; with introduction by Rufus M. Jones.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18959773M

    Quaker history involved many elements, each of which may conceivably be given the primary emphasis. The biographical interest is naturally prominent. Quaker history is the creation of its great leaders. A religion of the spirit expresses itself primarily through the personalities of men and women. Its method is the method of incarnation. If you have Quaker ancestors, you are in luck, because Quakers are well known for keeping excellent records. There are detailed records of births, deaths, and marriages of Quakers going back to the early ’s. Most have been microfilmed by the Mormons and are available at their regional family history .

    Origins and History. Quakerism began with George Fox, a 17th century Englishman who lived from to Fox spent his early years seeking religious truth and contact with God, but grew. Great Depression History. Dust Bowl. Stock Market Crash of WWI. World War I. Woodrow Wilson. Battle of the Somme. Christmas Truce of First Battle of Marne. Battle of Verdun. IMMIGRATION.

    A Book of Discipline may refer to one of the various books issued by a Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, setting out what it means to be a Quaker in that Yearly common name for this book varies from one Yearly Meeting to another and includes Book of Discipline, Faith and Practice, Christian Faith and Practice, Quaker Faith and Practice, Church Government and. London: Friends Book Centre, Edition/Format: Print book: Biography: English: New and enl. edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Society of Friends -- History. Quakers -- Biography. Quakers. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.


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Short history of Quakerism by Emmott, Elizabeth Braithwaite Download PDF EPUB FB2

A SHORT HISTORY OF QUAKERISM on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: The Swarthmore Press. Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, was founded in England in the 17th century by George Fox and played a key role in abolition and women’s suffrage.

The Quakers, – Short history of Quakerism book Evolution of an Alternative Community (The New History of Quakerism) by Richard C. Allen and Rosemary Moore | out of 5 stars 1. The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction charts the history of Quakerism and its present-day diversity, and outlines its approach to worship, belief, theology and language, and ecumenism.

It explains the origins of the Quakers: how they emerged from the social unrest. Pink-Dandelion does exactly what one expects from the title of this book: introduces the reader to Quakerism.

History, essential differences, historical figures and their significance, changes over time, and modern day Quaker aspects are all included. What really puts this particular book into a class by itself for me is the author's by: Early Quakerism tolerated boisterous behaviour that challenged conventional etiquette, but bythey no longer supported disruptive and unruly behaviour.

During short history of Quakerism book 18th century, Quakers entered the Quietist period in the history of their church, becoming more inward-looking spiritually and less active in converting others.

Marrying outside. This book charts the history of Quakerism and its present-day diversity, and outlines its approach to worship, belief, theology and language, and ecumenism. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area.

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The first goal of the Friends World Committee for Consultation is to promote loving understanding of diversities among Friends while we discover together, with God's help, our common spiritual ground.

Quakerism is founded on radical ideas and its history of constancy and change offers fascinating insights into the nature of non-conformity. In a series of eighteen essays written by an international team of scholars, and commissioned especially for this volume, the Companion covers the history of Quakerism from its origins to the present day.

Brief History of Quakerism Public Content Anyone can view this post Fox, probably the most charismatic and influential of founding members of the Quaker movement, discovered inafter prolonged and intensive search, that no priest or preacher could speak to his condition.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Emmott, Elizabeth Braithwaite, b. Short history of Quakerism. London: Swarthmore Press, [].

‘The history of Quakerism’ offers a concise overview of the movement's history from the s. There was significant growth as a result of mission activity in the seventeenth century, followed by shifts in doctrine and internal tensions.

Legislative changes outlawed the sect in Britain. In the eighteenth century, denied access to the professions or parliament, Quaker energies were directed.

This book offers us a clear way through the nuances and complexities of a period of massive change for the Quaker movement.” —Ben Pink Dandelion, author of The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction “A new, up-to-date history of early Quakers, the first in Cited by: 1.

What is the Religious Society of Friends. The Religious Society of Friends is the name of the group commonly known as Quakers. Friends are a Christian group who believe in the presence of God.

Quakerism grew a substantial number of supporters in England and Wales, and membership rose to a height of 60, in England and Wales by But most of Protestantism viewed the Quakers as an irreverent challenge to social and political order, commencing to formal persecution in England and Wales under the Quaker Act and the Conventicle.

The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction charts the history of Quakerism and its present-day diversity, and outlines its approach to worship, belief, theology and language, and ecumenism. It explains the origins of the Quakers: how they emerged from the social unrest of the English civil war and constantly adapted themselves thereafter to new theological insights and new social settings.

Modern Quakers History During World War I and World War II, many Quaker men enlisted in the military, in non-combative positions. In the First World War, hundreds served in a civilian ambulance corps, an especially dangerous assignment which allowed them to relieve suffering while still avoiding military service.

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every continent and every religion has found a place of clarity in this book. it does not disappoint. whereas it is true that to cover years of human and religious history, the writer must. Introduction. George Fox was founder of the Quakers, so called because they trembled before God.

In opposition to the obvious coldness and corruption of the church of his day, Fox chose to be guided by the inward light of Christ (fed by continual immersion in the Bible) and rejected the trappings of formal religion and undue respect to men, whatever their elevation.

Many people seem to get Quakers confused with Amish or Shakers or even Mormons, so the Young Friends of Richmond VA decided to make a video to .A Short History of Nearly Everything by American-British author Bill Bryson is a popular science book that explains some areas of science, using easily accessible language that appeals more to the general public than many other books dedicated to the subject.

It was one of the bestselling popular science books of in the United Kingdom, selling overcopies.I added some references to a book about Quaker History in the 17th Century by Rosemary Moore, and to two volumes of the "Works of James Nayler" published in and by Quaker Heritage Press. Also added an external link to the Quaker Heritage Press, so readers can find more information about the latter books