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Quakers and the Atlantic culture

Frederick Barnes Tolles

Quakers and the Atlantic culture

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Society of Friends -- History.,
    • Society of Friends -- Influence.,
    • United States -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Frederick B. Tolles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX7631.2 .T6 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 160 p. ;
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4098542M
      ISBN 100374979499
      LC Control Number80012880


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For the Quakers had an Atlantic Community three. ously appraised). Quakers and the Atlantic Culture shows the Friend's " peculiar treasure," his uniqueness undergoing stress, within the shifting and often burdensome framework of Atlantic culture. This book presents a fresh and vital estimate of the Quaker's cross - and his crown.

Morgan State College Baltimore, Maryland The Denatured Novel. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tolles, Frederick Barnes, Quakers and the Atlantic culture. New York: Octagon Books, Quakers and the Atlantic culture. [Frederick Barnes Tolles] -- Essays on the history of the Society of Friends in American colonial days of the 17th centuries, by a Quaker historian teaching at Swarthmore College.

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In The Atlantic World of Anthony Benezet (): From French Reformation to North American Quaker Antislavery Activism, Marie-Jeanne Rossignol and Bertrand Van Ruymbeke offer the first scholarly study fully examining Anthony Benezet, inspirator of 18th-century antislavery activism, as an Atlantic butions cover his Huguenot heritage and later.

The Society of Friends, colloquially known as the Quakers, played a major role in shaping the religious culture of the Atlantic world.

Emerging during the religious upheaval of the Interregnum period, the Society had its roots in George Fox’s itinerant ministry in the late s; by a religious movement had coalesced under the leadership. The Quakers in America is a multifaceted history of the Religious Society of Friends and a fascinating study of its culture and controversies today.

Lively vignettes of Conservative, Evangelical, Friends General Conference, and Friends United meetings illuminate basic Quaker theology and reflect the group's diversity while also highlighting the.

Quakers, also called Friends, are a historically Christian denomination whose formal name is the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church. Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one".

Some profess the priesthood of all believers, a Founder: George Fox. Top 10 Quakers in fiction But the book bindery to which the main character, Emmett, is sent is an austere sanctuary that enshrines the Quaker love of a job well done.

Culture Lifestyle Author: Bridget Collins. He was a member of a religious group called the Quakers. The Quakers had no religious leaders. They believed every man was equal.

All members met to worship God as equals. The Quakers could not worship in England because they did not follow the Church of England. Many Quakers were sent to jail for not going to the Church of England.

In Britain there Quakers, and Quaker meetings for worship each week. 9, people in Britain regularly take part in Quaker worship without being members of the Religious Society of Missing: Atlantic culture. Early modern Quakers looked to their dreams to gain spiritual insight and developed a potent system of dreamwork that acted simultaneously as a device for gaining and retaining authority and as a democratizing force.

Night Journeys recounts how Quakers on both sides of the Atlantic turned their sleeping experiences into powerful stories that advanced a more.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Atlantic culture. When Quakers became movers and Shakers after a seven-week journey across the Atlantic.

Led by a middle-aged, rather dumpy woman, they made their way up Broad Way for a short distance and then. These questions and debates took on new meanings as Quaker, Anglican, and Moravian missionaries crossed the Atlantic on missions to bring the gospel to enslaved Africans.

Within the context of Caribbean slavery, Protestants sometimes maintained and sometimes altered their conception of conversion to fit their new environment. Quakers and the American Family: British Settlement in the Delaware Valley. Pushon, John. Portrait in Grey: A Short History of theQuakers.

Tolles, Frederick B. Quakers and the Atlantic Culture. Worrall, Arthur J. Quakers in. Author: Quakers Helped Abolish Slavery in the U.S. Ryan Jordan, author of Slavery and the Meetinghouse: The Quakers and the Abolitionist Dilemma, explains the role of Quakers in the abolition of.

focus on its use of books in the Quaker Atlantic World.3 The roots of early Quaker print culture grew out of Thomas Aldam's recommendation that print materials were 'verye serviceable for weake friends, and convinceing the world',4 and the growth of Quakerism into a transatlantic community led to wider.

became non-Quaker, there are still Quakers in the state. In Quaker groups began meeting in Atlanta, where they bought a meetinghouse in During the thirty years that the Quakers used the meetinghouse, it served as the location for many important civil rights and antiwar events, including a seminar on nonviolence held by Martin Luther King Jr.; the.

The book begins with an introduction that briefly summarises the historical context of the early Quaker movement, the ministry of Fox and Fell, and importance they laid upon the marriage approbation discipline. The remainder of the book is divided into three broad chapters. Read: Private schools are becoming more elite.

While Quakerism, the religion, has existed for more than three centuries, the phrase Quaker values has been around for only the past few decades. InWilliam Penn, a wealthy Quaker and friend of King Charles II of England, received a large tract of land west of the Delaware River.

Penn encouraged other European religious dissenters to emigrate by promising them religious freedom. Quakers, Amish, Baptists, and Mennonites settled along the Delaware River.

The Atlantic slave trade The Bible and slavery The Bible contains references to slavery ©. Like most holy books, the Bible can be used to support particular viewpoints, and slavery is no exception.

Quakers or former Quakers captained many of them. Dunkirk Meeting was an ‘allowed’ Meeting of London’s Gracechurch Street Monthly Meeting. However, the aftermath of the French revolution in made France a dangerous place to stay – a guillotine was set up outside the Rotch house –and by Rotch was back in New g: Atlantic culture.

Modern Quakers generally “blend in” with the larger culture, rather than adopting the distinctive dress and patterns of speech associated with Quakers of earlier centuries. Quakers try to live and act in ways that are consistent with the divine harmony that we seek in worship.

In a group of French and American Quakers petitioned the French revolutionary government to grant the Protestant sect exemptions from taking up arms and swearing an oath to the nation. Their petition ultimately failed, but an analysis of this event reveals a simultaneous attraction to Quaker cosmopolitanism, egalitarianism, and friendship Author: Bryan A.

Banks. Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, hold beliefs that range from very liberal to conservative, depending on the branch of the Quaker services consist of silent meditation only, while others resemble Protestant : Jack Zavada.

Culture» Books» Book Reviews of brothers and her illustration of the loss of a particular ethic embodied by Quaker capitalists on both sides of the Atlantic Author: Kate Colquhoun. The middle colonies included Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. Advantaged by their central location, the middle colonies served as important distribution centers in the English mercantile system.

New York and Philadelphia grew at a fantastic rate. These cities gave rise to brilliant thinkers such as Benjamin Franklin, who earned. A Quaker miller named Daniel Byrnes () began appearing in New Castle County, Delaware land records inbuying and selling land bordering the south side of Wilmington’s Brandywine River.

That year, Byrnes and William Moore built a mill with an overshot wheel “across the Brandywine near French Street” and fellow Quaker, William Marshall built Author: Kim Burdick. Quaker Books in Colonial Pennsylvania of a unified transatlantic Quaker culture and as an index to the in- crossed the Atlantic.

One way of assessing whether American Quakers had access to the books written by British Friends is to examine the English Quaker books. Frederick B. Tolles, Quakers and the Atlantic Culture (New York: Macmillan, ), p.

Google ScholarAuthor: Jordan Landes. Atlantic Virginia advances a number of big ideas within the compass of a relatively brief book based largely on selected published primary sources and numerous secondary studies.

Consequently many of Hatfield’s arguments will appear to .Quakers in colonial Pennsylvania. InWilliam Penn became ‘sole’ proprietor of Pennsylvania. He had already participated in the establishment of what became New Jersey, but now he could set up his Holy Experiment in religious and political freedom, exactly as he thought right.

He advertised for settlers, explaining that Pennsylvania would be democratic, tolerant of Missing: Atlantic culture.The role of Quakers and other non-conformists in the development of capitalism on both sides of the Atlantic is well known. This chapterexamines the growth of Quaker business in England and America, considering in particular the often-difficult relationship between Friends’ religious beliefs and commercial success.

Particularly important sectors included iron, railways, and by: 1.