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“All Things Have Their Beginnings”

Meredith Baldwin Weddle

in Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131383
eISBN:
9780199834839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513138X.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Quaker peace testimony, like violence itself, is complex, encompassing many dualisms, such as its extreme individualism while asserting one Truth, the importance of motive as well as behavior, ... More


William Penn's Odyssey: From Child of Light to Absentee Landlord

RICHARD S. DUNN

in Public Duty and Private Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England: Essays Presented to G.E. Aylmer

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202295
eISBN:
9780191675270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202295.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Richard S. Dunn, the author of this chapter, focuses on William Penn's lifelong effort to translate unconventional and unpopular personal convictions into purposeful and effective public action. He ... More


Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Peter Frumkin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226266268
eISBN:
9780226266282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266282.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The philanthropic landscape is changing dramatically as a new generation of wealthy donors seeks to leave its mark on the public sphere. This book reveals why these donors could benefit from having a ... More


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