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The Quakers in America [electronic resource] / Thomas D. Hamm.

By: Hamm, Thomas D.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Columbia contemporary American religion series: Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (viii, 293 p.) : ill., 1 map.ISBN: 023150893X (electronic bk.); 9780231508933 (electronic bk.); 9780231123624 (alk. paper); 0231123620 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Society of Friends -- United States | RELIGION -- Christianity -- QuakerGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Quakers in America.DDC classification: 289.6/73 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Meeting for worship and meeting for business -- The origins of American Quakerism, 1640-1800 -- Their separate ways : American Friends since 1800 -- Quaker faiths and practices -- Contemporary Quaker debates -- Quakers and the world -- "A quarterly meeting in herself" : Quaker women, marriage, and the family -- Quaker lives, past and contemporary.
Summary: Provides a concise history of the Religious Society of Friends, an introduction to its beliefs and practices, and a vivid picture of the culture and controversies of the Friends today.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Meeting for worship and meeting for business -- The origins of American Quakerism, 1640-1800 -- Their separate ways : American Friends since 1800 -- Quaker faiths and practices -- Contemporary Quaker debates -- Quakers and the world -- "A quarterly meeting in herself" : Quaker women, marriage, and the family -- Quaker lives, past and contemporary.

Provides a concise history of the Religious Society of Friends, an introduction to its beliefs and practices, and a vivid picture of the culture and controversies of the Friends today.

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