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“The power that giveth liberty and freedom” Barbados, 1657–76

Brycchan Carey

in From Peace to Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180770
eISBN:
9780300182279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180770.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter concentrates on the Quaker experience in seventeenth-century Barbados, beginning with a detailed examination of George Fox's 1657 letter. The sections presented here chart his later ... More


From Peace to Freedom

Brycchan Carey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180770
eISBN:
9780300182279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180770.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book investigates in detail the origins of antislavery thought and rhetoric within the Society of Friends. The book shows how the Quakers turned against slavery in the first half of the ... More


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