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A history of the Friends in America

Author: Allen C Thomas; Richard Henry Thomas
Publisher: Philadelphia : Winston, 1905.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas, Allen C. (Allen Clapp), 1846-1920.
History of the Friends in America.
Philadelphia, Winston, 1905
(OCoLC)894222242
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen C Thomas; Richard Henry Thomas
OCLC Number: 1158699
Description: 246 pages 20 cm
Contents: I. Beginnings in England --
George Fox --
early missionaries --
Margaret Fell --
doctrines --
"the Inner Light" --
women as preachers --
II. Discipline and doctrine --
John Perrot --
meetings for discipline --
declaration of faith 1693 --
the holy Scriptures --
sufferings of Friends --
III. Early years in America --
first appearance in America --
persecution in Massachusetts --
the Friends in Rhode Island --
dispute with Roger Williams --
the Friends in New Netherland --
George Fox on Long Island --
the Friends in Virginia --
George Fox in Virginia and Maryland --
the Friends in Maryland --
the Friends in New Jersey --
founding of Burlington --
the Friends in the Carolinas --
William Penn --
the founding of Pennsylvania --
the Keith Schism --
IV. The eighteenth century --
loss of political power in Pennsylvania --
growth in numbers --
enforcement of discipline --
middle ages of Quakerism --
the Friends and Indians --
the Friends and slavery --
the emancipation of slaves --
John Woolman --
Friends and the Revolution --
V. Divisions during the nineteenth century --
Hannah Barnard --
Elias Hicks --
Orthodox Party --
Elias Hicks and the elders --
Philadelphia yearly meeting of 1827 --
the separation of 1827 --
the separations of 1828 --
Joseph John Gurney --
John Wilbur --
"Wilburite" separations --
conferences at Baltimore, 1849, 1851, 1853 --
the "Wilburites" --
VI. Period of Reorganization --
further progress --
the "Hicksites" --
Lucretia Mott --
educational institutions --
doctrine --
the Orthodox --
declaration of faith --
bible society --
travelling ministers --
slavery --
anti-separation in Indiana --
Whittier --
the Civil War --
sufferings in North Carolina --
"peace association of Friends in America" --
President Grant and his Indian policy --
Philanthropic efforts --
education and educational institutions --
VII. Later years of the nineteenth century --
causes of declension --
reawakening --
change of front --
conference of 1887 --
"declaration of faith" --
the "pastoral system" --
conference of 1892 --
foreign missions --
VIII. Latest yeas --
"American Friends Peace conference" --
"primitive friends" --
"Wilburites" --
"Hicksites" --
general conferences --
"isolated members" --
review --
Orthodox --
conference of 1897 --
uniform of discipline and union of yearly meetings --
conference of 1902 --
Five-Years Meeting --
boards of Five-Year Meeting --
results --
foreign missions --
summer schools --
conclusion.
Responsibility: by Allen C. Thomas and Richard Henry Thomas.

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