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Walking in the way of peace : Quaker pacifism in the seventeenth century

Author: Meredith Baldwin Weddle
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text investigates the historical context, meaning and expression of early Quaker pacifism in England and its colonies. The text focuses primarily on King Philip's War, which allowed New England Quakers to define their peace testimony.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weddle, Meredith Baldwin, 1939-
Walking in the way of peace.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 99053089
(OCoLC)42708122
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith Baldwin Weddle
ISBN: 9780195131383 019513138X 1423726499 9781423726494 0198030096 9780198030096 9786610472710 6610472718 1280472715 9781280472718
OCLC Number: 191935254
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 348 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Methods and Terms; Introduction; PART I: THE PEACE TESTIMONY; Prologue; 1. And the Shout of a King Is amongst Us --
2. A Killinge Instrument We May neither Forme, nor Beare: The Peace Testimony; 3. Fire at the Mast: The Practice of Peace; PART II: NEW ENGLAND; 4. Bold Boyes and Blasphemers: Quakers in Early New England; 5. The Habitation of the Hunted-Christ: Rhode Island and Providence Plantations; 6. Times of Motion and Danger: Reacting to Fear of War, 1667-1673; 7. Fighting against the Minde of God: The 1673 Exemption 8. ""Sin and Flesh"": The New England Tribes: Englishmen and IndiansPART III: WAR; 9. ""Midnight Shrieks and Soul-Amazing Moanes"": The Rhode Island Government and King Philip's War; 10. ""A Bulit out of Everi Bush"": War, Continued; 11. ""To Looke to Our Selefs"": Ascribing Motives to a Quaker Government in Wartime; 12. ""Witnesses to the Life of Innocency"": A Testimony from Rhode Island Quakers; 13. ""Run the Hazard"": The Individual Quaker in King Philip's War; 14. ""The Rectification of the Heart"": Around the Periphery of War; 15. ""All Things Have Their Beginnings"" Appendix 1. The 1660 DeclarationAppendix 2. The 1673 Exemption; Appendix 3. The Rhode Island Testimony; Appendix 4. ""The Taste of the World in Our Own Mouths"": Problems of Historical Interpretation; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
Responsibility: Meredith Baldwin Weddle.
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