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The Cambridge companion to Quakerism

Author: Stephen Ward Angell; Pink Dandelion
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Cambridge companions to religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Cambridge Companion to Quakerism' offers a fresh, up-to-date, and accessible introduction to Quakerism. Quakerism is founded on radical ideas and its history of constancy and change offers fascinating insights into the nature of non-conformity. In a series of eighteen essays written by an international team of scholars, and commissioned especially for this volume, the Companion covers the history of Quakerism  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ward Angell; Pink Dandelion
ISBN: 9781107136601 1107136601 9781316501948 1316501949
OCLC Number: 1004721142
Description: xvi, 393 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Pink Dandelion, Stephen W. Angell --
Part I. History of Quaker Faith and Practice --
History of Quaker faith and practice 1650-1808 / Robynne Rogers Healey --
Conflict and transformation, 1808-1920 / Thomas D. Hamm, Isaac Barnes May --
Global Quakerism 1920-2015 / Tim Burdick, Pink Dandelion --
Part II. Expressions of Quaker Faith --
Literature / Nancy Jiwon Cho --
Social justice and sustainability / Katherine Murray --
Seeking peace : Quakers respond to war / Elaine Bishop, Jiseok Jung --
Quakers and education / Stephen W. Angell, Clare Brown --
The changing world of Quaker material culture / Emma Jones Lapsansky --
Part III. Regional Studies --
Quakers in North America / Stephen W. Angell, John Connell --
Latin American Quakerism / Ramón González Longoria, Nancy Thomas --
Quakers in Africa / George Busolo, Oscar Malande, Ann K. Riggs, Theoneste Sentabire --
Quakers in Europe and the Middle East / Hans Eirik Aarek, Julia Hinshaw Ryberg --
Quakers in Asia-Pacific / Stephanie Midori Komashin --
Part IV. Emerging Spiritualities --
Unprogrammed Quaker spiritualities / Michael Birkel, Deborah L. Shaw --
Quakers and non-theism / Dan Christy Randazzo --
Evangelical Quakerism and global Christianity / Jon R. Kershner --
Convergent friends : renewal, hybridity, and dialogue in twenty-first-century Quakerism / C. Wess Daniels, Greg Woods --
Intra-Quaker ecumenism : women's reconciling work in the Pacific Northwest and Kenya / Margery Post Abbott.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to religion.
Other Titles: Quakerism
Responsibility: edited by Stephen W. Angell, Earlham School of Religion ; Pink Dandelion, University of Birmingham.


An up-to-date, innovative, highly accessible introduction to Quaker studies, the first that is explicitly global in its authorship and giving full coverage of the different branches of Quakerism.  Read more...
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'The Cambridge Companion to Quakerism is ... the most useful resource on all things Quaker in its breadth and multi-disciplinary approach. It is the most concise, yet comprehensive, Read more...

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