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Quaker Holiness

Roger Glenn Robins

in A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165913
eISBN:
9780199835454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165918.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Ambrose Jessup Tomlinson stepped into the prevailing winds of holiness when he joined the Chester Preparative of the Westfield Monthly Meeting in 1889. By this time, holiness had flourished in the ... More


Quakers: Elizabeth Fry and ‘Reading’

Timothy Larsen

in A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199570096
eISBN:
9780191725661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570096.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Biblical Studies

A Quaker minister, Elizabeth Fry is famous for her work as a prison reformer. Central to this work, however, was scriptural reading as a key component in the rehabilitation of prisoners. For Fry, the ... More


The Dissenting Voice of Elizabeth Heyrick: An Exploration of the Links Between Gender, Religious Dissent, and Anti-Slavery Radicalism

Clare Midgley

in Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199585489
eISBN:
9780191728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585489.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Elizabeth Heyrick's 1824 pamphlet Immediate, not Gradual Abolition challenged the policy of amelioration and gradual emancipation adopted by the Anti-Slavery Society in Britain at its foundation in ... More


Relapse, June 1882–August 1898

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Peace activism underwent a disappointing relapse during the intervention of Britain in Egypt and Sudan. The established primary movement faltered through difficulties in both financial and ... More


Guides to Holiness

Roger Glenn Robins

in A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165913
eISBN:
9780199835454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165918.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Between 1895 and 1898, financial tribulation and spiritual discontent motivated Tomlinson to break away from the Society of Friends and embark on a lifetime of radical holiness ministry. Tomlinson ... More


Portrait of the Patriarch as a Young Man

Roger Glenn Robins

in A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165913
eISBN:
9780199835454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165918.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter chronicles the life of Ambrose Jessup Tomlinson from childhood to adulthood. A.J. enjoyed a fair amount of privilege as the only son of his grandparents’ eldest child, and as a member of ... More


Quakers

Richard C. Allen

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Although the Toleration Act (1689) eased the position of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in many ways, the path towards full tolerance and acceptance remained rough. Their refusal to take ... More


A Practical Theology

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes Hicks's theological capability which is evidenced by his appointment as an examiner in the Honours School of Theology at Oxford in 1888, where one of his colleagues was J. O. ... More


Quaker Women in Lenape Country: Defining Community on the West New Jersey Frontier

Jean R. Soderlund

in New Critical Studies on Early Quaker Women, 1650-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198814221
eISBN:
9780191851858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814221.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the central role of Quaker women during the years 1675–1710 in developing the first colony founded by members of the Society of Friends in North America. As individuals, women ... More


William Penn in England and America: An Approach to Political Thought in Context

Andrew R. Murphy

in Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190271190
eISBN:
9780190271213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190271190.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Chapter 1 provides an introduction to William Penn’s political thought, illuminating the Restoration backdrop of his theorizing on behalf of civil and religious liberty. It surveys the scholarly ... More


Plot: Parliament, Popery, and Liberty, 1678–1681

Andrew R. Murphy

in Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190271190
eISBN:
9780190271213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190271190.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter explores William Penn’s political thought as it developed during the Popish Plot and Exclusion Crisis (1678–1681). During these years, Penn became an increasingly prominent member of the ... More


Emergence: 1668–1671

Andrew R. Murphy

in Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190271190
eISBN:
9780190271213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190271190.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter traces the emergence of William Penn as a national political figure by examining his published writings between 1668 and 1671, in the context of the public upheavals surrounding the ... More


Beyond Byzantium

Claudia Rapp

in Brother-Making in Late Antiquity and Byzantium: Monks, Laymen, and Christian Ritual

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780195389333
eISBN:
9780199396795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389333.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 addresses, by way of conclusion and in summary fashion, brother-making in post-Byzantine times and in regions on the fringes of or beyond the Byzantine empire, including the Slavic world, ... More


Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1614–1702)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Margaret Askew was a testament to the important role played by religion for women during the Age of Revolutions. She was imprisoned for four years for supporting the Society of Friends, popularly ... More


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