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A technology of presence: genre and temporality in Fox's Journal

Hilary Hinds

in George Fox and Early Quaker Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081576
eISBN:
9781781702383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081576.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter investigates the Journal's paradoxical commitment to an insistently chronological structure in the service of a faith that found the dissolution of chronological time inherent in the ... More


‘Let your lives preach’: the embodied rhetoric of the early Quakers

Hilary Hinds

in George Fox and Early Quaker Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081576
eISBN:
9781781702383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081576.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines how the inward light figured in the ministry of the First Publishers of Truth – in the convincement of new Friends, and in the condemnation of those who hardened their hearts ... More


The limits of the light: silence and slavery in Quaker narratives of journeys to America and Barbados

Hilary Hinds

in George Fox and Early Quaker Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081576
eISBN:
9781781702383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081576.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the seventeenth-century Quaker presence in transatlantic English colonies in the Caribbean and North America. Its starting point is a puzzling discrepancy between Quaker ... More


Conclusion: singularity and doubleness

Hilary Hinds

in George Fox and Early Quaker Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081576
eISBN:
9781781702383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081576.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter summarises the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. Quakerism was one answer to the pressure and uncertainty of the dominant predestinarian ... 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


Introduction

Brycchan Carey and Geoffrey Plank

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/9780252038266.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. It first discusses the origins of the Quaker antislavery movement and how the Quaker response to the problem of slavery was ... More


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