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Quakers

Author: Peter Furtado
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; Long Island City, NY : Shire, 2013.
Series: Shire library, no. 752.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Best known as pacifists, Quakers (members of the Society of Friends) have been at the forefront of social justice and conflict resolution, once being leaders in the movement to abolish slavery on three continents and, more recently, key players in international peacemaking and fighting global poverty. This book is an in-depth look at the Quaker religion, philosophy, distinctive culture and its place in history.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Furtado
ISBN: 9780747812500 0747812500
OCLC Number: 856983915
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: ?Who are the Quakers? / The Origins of Quakerism / A Peculiar People / The Peace Testimony / That of God in Everyone / The Inner Light / Trade, Politics, Learning and the Arts / Live Adventurously / Places to Visit / Further Reading / Index
Series Title: Shire library, no. 752.
Responsibility: Peter Furtado.

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Traces the history of Quakerism through the tumultuous period of the Civil War and Restoration, its zealous and unrelenting opposition to the slave trade, and its continued work at the forefront of  Read more...

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