"Rememb'ring our time and work is the Lords" : the experiences of Quakers on the eighteenth-century Pennsylvania frontier (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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"Rememb'ring our time and work is the Lords" : the experiences of Quakers on the eighteenth-century Pennsylvania frontier

Author: Karen Guenther
Publisher: Selinsgrove, Pa. : Susquehanna University Press, ©2005.
Series: Pennsylvania history and culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the extent that changes in the world around them affected backcountry Quakers, by focusing on the activities of Exeter Monthly Meeting of Friends, based in Berks County, Pennsylvania.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guenther, Karen, 1959-
"Rememb'ring our time and work is the Lords".
Selinsgrove, Pa. : Susquehanna University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)609957959
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Guenther
ISBN: 1575910934 9781575910932
OCLC Number: 59401769
Description: 251 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the origins of Exeter monthly meeting --
A land of diversity and contention : the religious environment of eighteenth-century Berks County, Pennsylvania --
Maintaining "ye establish'd order amongst us" : religious discipline and Exeter monthly meeting --
War and the frontier friends : Exeter monthly meeting and the Seven Years' War --
A crisis of allegiance : Berks County Quakers and the War for Independence --
The Quaker ethic : the economic activity of Berks County Quakers --
"A restless desire" : geographic mobility and Exeter friends --
"To start instructing young friends at the tenderest age" : the concern for the education of youth --
"Said slave be suitable for liberty" : the abolition of slavery and Exeter monthly meeting --
Men and women of high morals : Exeter monthly meeting and the outside world --
Conclusion : the contraction and decline of Exeter monthly meeting.
Series Title: Pennsylvania history and culture series.
Other Titles: Remembering our time and work is the Lord's
Responsibility: Karen Guenther.
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