George Fox and the Quakers
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George Fox and the Quakers by Henry van Etten

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Published by Harpers, Longmans in New York, London .
Written in English

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  • Fox, George, -- 1624-1691.

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Statementby Henry van Etten ; translated and revised by E. Kelvin Osborn.
SeriesMen of wisdom
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19982584M

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  In George Fox and Early Quaker Culture, Hilary Hinds explores how the Light Within became the organizing principle of this seventeenth-century movement, inaugurating an influential dissolution of the boundary between the human and the divine. Taking an original perspective on this most enduring of radical religious groups, Hinds combines Cited by: 6. Shelves: books-in-a-year, author-s-books-any-book-i-can-get-m, christian-non-fiction, history I wish I had a brainy review like some of the goodreads peeps for this book. Yolen doesn't usually write this genre, and by the book jacket description, she is/was a Quaker at the time she wrote it/5. Synopsis. In First Among Friends, the first scholarly biography of George Fox (), H. Larry Ingle examines the fascinating life of the reformation leader and founding organizer of the Religious Society of Friends, more popularly known today as the places Fox within the upheavals of the English Civil Wars, Revolution, and Restoration, showing him and his band of “rude Price: $ Many people have heard of George Fox (), founder of the Religious Society of Friends, and some have read his Journal but few people know of his 'Book of Miracles.' Fox was a healer as well as a minister and author, manifesting God's wondrous power in over recorded instances of cures.

Many people have heard of George Fox and know of his journal and letters, but few people know of his Book of Miracles. Fox was a healer as well as a minister and author, manifesting God's wondrous power in over recorded instances of cures. These miracles were critical to spreading the word about Quakerism in the initial years/5(3). Also on this site is the book, The Great Mystery of the Great Whore Unfolded and Antichrist's Kingdom Revealed, by Fox devoted to answering all the charges against the faith of the early Quakers. The charges and answers by Fox serve to illustrate the desperation of the leaders of Christendom, including their blatant disregard of the scriptures. The Influence of The Journal of George Fox Introduction The Testimony of William Penn Concerning that Faithful Servant, George Fox I. Boyhood—A Seeker, II. The First Years of Ministry, III. The Challenge and the First Taste of Prison, IV. A Year in Derby Jail, V. George Fox and the Quakers 1st Edition by Cecil W. Sharman (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both by: 2.

George Fox is certainly the most significant of the religious radicals of the English Seventeenth century having been instrumental in consolidating disparate religious tendencies and forming into a united movements of Quakers that have lasted through to the 21st century, the only group that was formed in the English Commonwealth period to do so (although the Baptists who formed earlier in the /5(6). George Fox and the Quakers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Cecil Sharman places all the key events of George Fox's life wi /5(3). George Fox was an English Dissenter and a founder of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers or Friends. The son of a Leicestershire weaver, Fox lived in a time of great social upheaval and war/5. Get this from a library! Friend: the story of George Fox and the Quakers. [Jane Yolen] -- A biography of the English pacifist who founded the Quaker movement in the seventeenth century.