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Friends Come to Northern Virginia

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explains why Pennsylvania Friends' settled in northern Virginia after 1730: to obtain cheap land that they believed necessary to maintain their religious households and ensure the ... More


Early Quaker Theology and the Transatlantic Context

Jon R. Kershner

in John Woolman and the Government of Christ: A Colonial Quaker's Vision for the British Atlantic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190868079
eISBN:
9780190868109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868079.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Quaker movement began in mid-seventeenth-century Britain and its followers coalesced around the common sentiment that they had experienced a spiritual Second Coming of Christ. The leaders of this ... More


Zion in Crisis: Friends as the Israel of Old

Sarah Crabtree

in Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255767
eISBN:
9780226255934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255934.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter One, “Zion in Crisis,” traces the imbricated relationship between the Quakers' evolving theological identity and the political movements of the late eighteenth century. The universalist ... More


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