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The transformation of American Quakerism

Orthodox Friends, 1800-1907

by Thomas D. Hamm

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas D. Hamm.
      SeriesReligion in North America
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX7637 .H35 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 261 p., [1] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2741189M
      ISBN 100253360048
      LC Control Number86046236

        British Quakerism, The Transformation of a Religious Community (review) British Quakerism, The Transformation of a Religious Community (review) Hamm, Thomas D. 34Quaker History gallery to describe both the facing bench area and the balcony-like area, although in America the former use was preferred. American Quakerism had already experienced a major division over theolog-ical issues, the extremely bitter Hicksite schism of , which left the denomination divided between orthodox and liberal factions. American orthodox Quakerism, espe-cially in the prestigious Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, remained an uneasy amalgam of.

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      The second part of their book consists of biographical sketches of persons important in the development of Quakerism in America. Carefully researched and written, this volume should quickly replace older works- e.g., Howard Brinton's Friends for Years and D. Elton Trueblood's The People Called Quakers-as the standard introduction to. This book is highly recommended as a reference to the details of Mississippian and Historic Indian cultures of the Southeast and as an interdisciplinary synthesis on the Protohistoric period in particular. Its The Transformation of American Quakerism: Orthodox Friends,


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Hamm. Indiana University Press, - History - pages. Get this from a library. The transformation of American Quakerism: Orthodox Friends, [Thomas D Hamm] -- History of doctrinal development in the 19th century from isolation to the Protestant mainstream, including discussion of the Hicksite and Wilbur/Gurney controversy.

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The story of 19th-century American Quakerism is complex and diverse, involving a case of unfamiliar names and party lables. Hamm has orchestrated this complexity and diversity into a readable account that sorts out the main characters and presents the reader with a comprehensible picture of the disputes and squabbles within American Quakerism.

The Reformation of American Quakerism, offers a detailed history of the withdrawal of the Society of Friends from mainstream America in the years between and the end of the American Revolution.

Jack D. Marietta examines the causes, course, and consequences, both social and political, of the Quakers' retreat from prominent positions in civil government while at the same time.

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The Transformation of American Quakerism: Orthodox Friends, – By Thomas D. Hamm. Religion in North America Series. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, xvii + pp. $ - Volume 58 Issue 3 - Ronald SelleckAuthor: Ronald Selleck. In the British Society of Friends was a peculiar inward-looking sect, diminishing in numbers and influence.

By British Quakerism, theologically liberal, socially active, and radically pacifist, emerged from a dramatic confrontation with the Warrior State possessed of economic, social, and moral influence out of all proportion to its still minuscule size (20,).

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His books include The Transformation of American Quakerism: Orthodox Friends, (Indiana University Press, ); The Quakers in America (Columbia University Press, ); Quaker Writings, (Penguin Classics; and, most recently, Liberal Quakers in America in the Long Nineteenth Century, (Brill, ).

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Quakers, also called Friends, are a historically Christian denomination whose formal name is the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church. Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one".

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