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Woolman, John 1720-1772

Overview
Works: 351 works in 1,241 publications in 5 languages and 24,641 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Controversial literature  Diaries  Records and correspondence  History  Bibliography  Church history  Textbooks  Autobiographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: E302.6.F7, B
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The works of John Woolman by John Woolman( Book )

72 editions published between 1769 and 2005 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal of John Woolman, and A plea for the poor by John Woolman( Book )

55 editions published between 1871 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "journal" or spiritual autobiography of John Woolman was the characteristic literary expression of Quakerism in its first two centuries. Woolman's Journal was first published in 1774 (shortly after his death). His life, as recorded by himself, was the finest flower of a unique Quaker culture, Whose focus, as Howard H. Brinton has put it, was not on the literary or plastic arts but on "life itself in home, meeting and community", a life which was an "artistic creation as beautiful in its simplicity and proportion as was the architecture of its meeting houses ..." Its distinguishing marks marks were not dogmas but practical testimonies for equality, simplicity and peace. These testimonies, once revolutionary in their social implications, were already becoming institutionalized in Woolman's time as the badges of a "peculiar people". In his quiet way-- he must have been the quietest radical in history-- John Woolman reforged them, tempered them in the stream of love, and converted them once again into instruments of social revolution
A word of remembrance and caution to the rich by John Woolman( Book )

48 editions published between 1793 and 2005 in English and French and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journal of the life, gospel labours, and Christian experiences, of that faithful minister of Jesus Christ, John Woolman by John Woolman( Book )

51 editions published between 1773 and 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some considerations on the keeping of Negroes, 1754 ; Considerations on keeping Negroes, 1762 by John Woolman( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serious considerations on various subjects of importance by John Woolman( Book )

13 editions published between 1773 and 2005 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal and other writings [of] John Woolman by John Woolman( Book )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of John Woolman: Some considerations on the keeping of Negroes by John Woolman( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works of John Woolman by John Woolman( Book )

14 editions published between 1800 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerations on keeping Negroes Recommended to the Professors of Christianity, of every Denomination. Part second by John Woolman( Book )

15 editions published between 1762 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some considerations on the keeping of Negroes. Recommended to the professors of Christianity of every denomination by John Woolman( Book )

17 editions published between 1754 and 1976 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal by John Woolman( Book )

15 editions published between 1871 and 1950 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extract from John Woolman's journal in manuscript, concerning the ministry by John Woolman( Book )

22 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epistle to the quarterly and monthly meetings of Friends by John Woolman( Book )

20 editions published between 1772 and 1837 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerations on pure wisdom, and human policy ; on labour ; on schools ; and on the right use of the Lord's outward gifts by John Woolman( Book )

9 editions published in 1768 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerations on the true harmony of mankind ; and how it is to be maintained by John Woolman( Book )

9 editions published between 1770 and 1773 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerations on the keeping of Negroes recommended to the professors of Christianity of every denomination by John Woolman( Book )

13 editions published between 1800 and 1839 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journal of the life, gospel labors, and Christian experiences of that faithful minister of Jesus Christ, John Woolman, to which are added his last epistle and other writings by John Woolman( Book )

4 editions published between 1860 and 1960 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin & selections from his other writings by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

10 editions published between 1909 and 1969 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Straightforward life-story of a typically American character endowed with the great powers developed by self-education, who exerted vast influence as a citizen and statesman for his own day and for the future of his country
 
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The journal of John Woolman, and A plea for the poor
Alternative Names
John Woolman Amerikaans theoloog (1720-1772)

John Woolman nordamerikanischer Wanderprediger und Autor

Вулман, Джон

존 울먼

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The journal and major essays of John WoolmanThe beautiful soul of John Woolman, apostle of abolition