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The Quakers in America

Author: Thomas D Hamm
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2006.
Series: Columbia contemporary American religion series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the Religious Society of Friends. This book provides an introduction to its beliefs and practices; and a picture of the culture and controversies of the Friends. It reflects the group's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Hamm
ISBN: 0231123639 9780231123631
OCLC Number: 70401497
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: xiii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Meeting for Worship and Meeting for Business The Origins of American Quakerism, 1640-1800 Their Separate Ways: American Friends since1800 Quaker Faiths and Practices Contemporary Quaker Debates Quakers and the World "A Quarterly Meeting in Herself": Quaker Women, Marriage, and the Family
Series Title: Columbia contemporary American religion series.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Hamm.

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