Let your words be few : symbolism of speaking and silence among seventeenth-century Quakers (Book, 1983) [WorldCat.org]
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Let your words be few : symbolism of speaking and silence among seventeenth-century Quakers

Author: Richard Bauman
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1983.
Series: Cambridge studies in oral and literate culture, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
History
Ouvrages de controverse
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bauman
ISBN: 0521255066 9780521255066 0521275148 9780521275149
OCLC Number: 9281842
Description: viii, 168 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : they say non speak like us --
Let your words be few : speaking and silence in Queaker ideology --
The true ministry of Christ : speaking and the ligitamcy of religious authority --
Christ respects no man's person : the plain language and the rhetoric of impoliteness --
Some plough, some weed out, and some sow : preaching and passage in the process of conversion --
Going naked as a sign : the prophetic mission and the performance of metaphors --
Swear not at all : oaths, social drama, and the conflict over political authority --
Come together to wait upon God : the meeting for worship and the role conflict of the Quaker minister --
Where is the power that was at first? : the prophetic ministry and the routinization of charisma.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in oral and literate culture, 8.
Responsibility: Richard Bauman.

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