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George F. White and Hicksite Opposition to the Abolitionist Movement

Thomas D. Hamm

in Quakers and Abolition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038266
eISBN:
9780252096129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038266.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the antebellum era, a critical period of transformation and dissension. Concentrating on the prominent minister George F. White, it reveals how White's opposition to ... More


“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


Why Quakers and Slavery? Why Not More Quakers?

J. William Frost

in Quakers and Abolition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038266
eISBN:
9780252096129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038266.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter considers the question of why, after the Quakers began directly addressing the problem of slavery in the 1670s, there was only one period, between 1758 and 1827, during which they ... 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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