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Children and Quakerism

A Study of the Place of Children in the Theory and Practice of the Society of Friends, Commonly Called Quakers

by Walter Joseph Homan

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quakers (Religious Society of Friends),
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Religion,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • Christianity - Quaker

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8060304M
    ISBN 100766163520
    ISBN 109780766163522

    The Cambridge Companion to Quakerism offers a fresh, up-to-date, and accessible introduction to Quakerism. 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 schol.   Originally called "Children of the Light," "Friends in the Truth," "Friends of the Truth," or "Friends," the Quakers chief belief is that there is in every man, as a supernatural gift from God, an inward illumination of the Gospel's truth. They took the name Quakers because they were said to “tremble at the word of the Lord.”Author: Jack Zavada.

    A really nice new book from Britain, slim but having lots of information very well presented - Ideal for both adults and older children - PLUS they have found many striking images that I have not seen anywhere else to illustrate Quaker history and practice. The book is part history, part Quaker theology and part exampl. Quakers are unable to gather together in person during the current COVID alert level. Various Local Meetings are continuing to meet and worship together using Zoom.

    An Introduction to Quakerism, Pink Dandelion pp. A broad academic look at Quaker history and theology. I've been attending a Quaker Meeting a couple of times a month and was initially attracted by the lack of hierarchy, commitment to social justice, and simplicity as core values/5. First rate social spite of the mid-eighteenth-century crisis and subsequent decline of Quakerism in Pennsylvania after the American Revolution, the importance of domesticity in the lives of the Pennsylvania Quakers was fundamental to all other aspects of Quaker society, and has had a far-reaching impact on American family life well beyond the colonial era/5(2).


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This short book is a good introduction to historic Quakerism, and a jumping off place for those who want to examine the movement more closely. I guess I was also surprised how much the /5(3). children and quakerism Download children and quakerism or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, Children and Quakerism book Mobi Format.

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